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April 10, 2018 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Auditorium | Map
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Faculty

Presented by the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Council on Diversity and Inclusion

Keynote Speaker: Scott E. Page, Ph.D.-  Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems Political Science, and Economics at the University of Michigan and Director of the Center for the Study of Complex System

Location:   Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Auditorium
                259 Mack Avenue Detroit, MI
When:      3 - 4:30 pm, Tuesday April 10th, 2018

Dr. Scott Page’s research focuses on the myriad roles that diversity play in complex systems. How does diversity arise? Does diversity make a system more productive? How does diversity impact robustness?  He has authored 3 books on diversity.  Professor Page lectures, consults, and is published across a diverse range of disciplines, including economics, political science, ecology, physics, management, public health and computer science.  Honors include teaching awards at Cal Tech, Northwestern, and Michigan. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011 and named a Guggenheim Fellow in 2013.

 A graduate of the University of Michigan, Dr. Page, also has a MS in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin and Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from Northwestern University.  Professor Page was Professor of Economics at the California Institute of Technology and University of Iowa. He is a member of the Santa Fe Institute, an leading interdisciplinary think tank in complexity theory.


For more information about this event, please contact Denise Thomas at 313-577-1095 or ew8458@wayne.edu.