Saru Jayaraman, a food labor researcher at the University of California-Berkeley and co-director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the URI Honors Colloquium, “Inequality and the American Dream.”
Jayaraman, who co-founded Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, will discuss how low-wage, tip-based…
Stephen AtlasStephen Atlas researches behavioral factors that influence consumer financial decisions. In particular, his research explores how time preferences and payment frequency impact consumer decisions involving recurring financial consequences such as mortgages and recurring payment plans.
Jimmie OxleyDirector of national center of excellence at URI in explosives detection & mitigation, works with FBI, ATF, municipal law enforcement, governments of Israel, United Kingdom
Otto GregoryDirector of the Sensors and Surface Technology partnership and holder of 12 patents, he deveops sensors for monitoring the health of jet engines.
Isaac GinisThe most accurate hurricane forecaster of the last decade, Dr. Ginis developed the first hurricane forecasting model to incorporate the effect of the ocean on hurricane path and intensity.
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