Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences

Department of Economics

Brown University

64 Waterman Street

Providence RI 02912


CV and Research

Bio Information




Professor Loury's Lee Lecture in Politics and Government at Oxford

Beyond Civil Rights

Responsibilities of Intellectuals in the Age of Hyper Incarceration

Professor Loury’s 2008 Opening Convocation address at Brown University: Reflections on Identity and Authenticity

Prof. Loury's Tanner Lectures in Human Values delivered at Stanford University on April 4 & 5, 2007 on the topic: "Racial Stigma, Mass Incarceration and American Values" (Lecture I) (Lecture II)

Prof. Loury's Address at Brown University's 2006 mid-year completion celebration.

Listen to Prof. Loury's lecture "Are Black Americans a People?" delivered to the philosophy department at Suffolk University, October 2006.

Public Radio International interview with Glenn Loury on the issue of race and class and Hurricane Katrina with Christopher Lyden on Open Source.

*2005 Commencement Address to the University Professors Program at Boston University, by Prof. Glenn Loury

**Professor Loury's speech, "Hope in the Unseen: On being a Christian and an Economist," Richmond, Va., June 2005

***Honors Announcement: Professor Loury is pleased to announce that he is the 2005 recipient of the John von Neumann Award, given annually by the Rajk László College of the Budapest University of Economic Science and Public Administration to "an outstanding economist whose research has exerted a major influence on the students of the College over an extended period of time." Previous recipients of the von Neumann Award include such renowned economists as John Harsanyi, Gary Becker, Avinash Dixit, Janos Kornai, Jean Tirole, and Oliver Williamson. Professor Loury will travel to Hungary in September 2005 to receive this award, where he will also present a series of lectures on his current work. Read Prof. Loury's Neumann Lecture

Most Recent Book*:

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1-Ethnicity, Social Mobility and Public Policy (co-editor with Tariq Modood and Steven Teles)

Cambridge University Press, Spring 2005

Other Books*:

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2-The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

(The W.E.B. DuBois Lectures at Harvard University), Harvard University Press, 2002

3-One by One, From the Inside Out: Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America

The Free Press 1995 (collected writings, 1985-1994)

Prizes Award Winner:

1996 American Book Award Winner

1996 Christianity Today Book Award Winner