Racial & Cultural Economics Expert
Dr. Julianne Malveaux is President Emeritus of Bennett College for Women. She is the author of Are We Better Off?, which examines whether the African American community has truly benefited from Barack Obama's presidency. Recognized for her progressive and insightful observations, she is also an economist, author, and commentator and has been described by Dr. Cornel West as “the most iconoclastic public intellectual in the country.” Dr. Malveaux’s contributions to the public dialogue on issues such as race, culture, gender, and their economic impacts are shaping public opinion in 21st-century America. Read More >
Dealing with the Economy
"Dr. Malveaux’s presentation sparked a lively discussion on women, race, and economics in our following class session. The students commented on how engaging and informative she was and what an honor it was to have her visit our class. I also very much enjoyed her presentation at the Dayton Urban League dinner that evening. I wasn’t surprised that she received a standing ovation from the over 1,200 member audience!"
"Dr. Malveaux keynote address received rave reviews. She was highly rated on our evaluations by the conference attendees. Her comments were timely, insightful and completely aligned with the ongoing urban education issues CUBE addresses, as well as with key national issues such as the economy and federal politics."
"Julianne Malveaux did a marvelous job in her presentation on “Women and Children of the Earth.” Her articulate passion shone through and moved our students in a significant fashion. She was also great with the students and other faculty members at the dinner."
"We had such a wonderful turn out for this event. Thank you for all of your help in making this happen for us and we look forward to working with you in the future."