Conversations

CONVERSATIONS: The Anti-Intellectual Presidency

Elvin Lim, assistant professor of government, studies how U.S. presidents speak. He’s not impressed. By Corrina Balash Kerr Assistant Professor of Government Elvin Lim is the author of The Anti-intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush, a new book that received considerable attention during the recent election season. Lim writes…

Conversations: Credit Crisis Poses Challenges for IMF

John Lipsky ’68 of the International Monetary Fund discusses the changing role of this key organization. By William L. Holder ’75 The Number Two official of the International Monetary Fund, First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky ’68, P’08, is keeping a close watch on the international ramifications of the unfolding credit crisis. He brings to his…