PACSW Women We Admire: Katherine Newman, UCOP provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs
UCOP Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Katherine Newman will be presenting a talk as part of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (PACSW) Women We Admire speaker series. on Thursday, March 2, from 12 – 1 p.m. (PT).
This Women’s History Month kick-off event will give UCOP staff an opportunity to meet our new provost and learn about her career — including her soon-to-be-released book from UC Press, “Moving the Needle: What Tight Labor Markets Do for the Poor,” co-authored with Elisabeth S. Jacobs.
The event will take place in Lobby 1 of the Oakland Franklin building. There will also be a Zoom webinar option for remote attendees. We hope those who are able will join us in person! One lucky on-site attendee will receive a signed copy of Provost Newman’s new book.
- What: Women We Admire — Provost Katherine Newman
- When: March 2, 12 – 1 p.m. (PT)
- Where: Oakland Franklin Building Lobby 1 and Zoom (webinar information will be announced soon)
About Provost Newman
Katherine Newman joined UC in January 2023 as systemwide provost; executive vice president of Academic Affairs; and chancellor’s distinguished professor of sociology and public policy at UC Berkeley. She is the author of 15 books. Her research and writing have focused on an array of topics, including technical education and apprenticeship; the working poor in America’s urban centers; middle-class economic insecurity under the brunt of recession; and aspects of inequality, social policy and family life in Japan, Western Europe, South Africa and India. Provost Newman has held leadership and academic appointments at several prestigious universities, including Princeton, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, UMass Amherst, Columbia University and the School of Law at UC Berkeley. She received her doctorate in anthropology at UC Berkeley and her bachelor’s degree in philosophy and sociology from UC San Diego.
For questions about this event, please contact Aimee.Chang@ucop.edu.Tags: Academic Affairs, Katherine Newman, PACSW, women we admire