No Reservations: The Rise and Fall of the Human Capital Myth (w/ Dr. Jon Shelton)

The Rise and Fall of the Human Capital Myth by Dr. Jon Shelton streaming live Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 6:30pm.

Live Q&A to immediately follow. Submit your questions in the live chat box.

This talk will help explain our current political divisions by examining how Americans’ conception of opportunity has changed over time. Shelton argues that American policymakers in the recent past have asked public education to do too much, and we have to ensure that every American, no matter their level of education, has a guarantee of economic security.

Jon Shelton is associate professor and chair of Democracy and Justice Studies. He is the author of the prize-winning book Teacher Strike! Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order and a recent postdoctoral fellow of the National Academy of Education.

No Reservations is a live speaking series presented by UW-Green Bay College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS).

This No Reservations talk is streamed live from Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Rob and Cathy Riordan Family Foundation.

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