Former President Jeffrey S. Lehman ’77 will present a talk entitled “From Welfare State to Welfare Planet” as part of the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs 2006-07 Colloquium Series, CIPA announced recently.
The talk will occur at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Bache Auditorium of Malott Hall.
Lehman’s research and teaching has focused on poverty, taxation and the American welfare state. Currently a Cornell professor of law, Lehman currently serves as a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. on a project called “Multilateral Cooperation among Transnational Research Universities.”
Lehman was the immediate past president of Cornell, the 11th in the University’s history, and served from July 2003 to July 2005.