The Legacy of Frances Perkins, Pioneer for Social Justice

Oct 2022

Frances Perkins, Pioneer for Social Justice: The History of the First Woman to Serve in a President's Cabinet


A lunchtime panel discussing the history and legacy of Frances Perkins, FDR's secretary of labor and Columbia graduate, featuring:


John Q. Barrett, Benjamin N. Cardozo Professor of Law, St. John’s Univ. School of Law

Kim Philips Fein, Robert Gardiner-Kenneth T. Jackson Professor of History, Columbia Univ.

Kate Andrias, Professor of Law & CCG Co-Director, Columbia Univ.

Moderated by Phil Weinberg, Professor, Columbia Univ., Earth Institute, Professor Emeritus, St John's Univ. School of Law


Lunch will be provided. Please register to reserve your seat. 


This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Constitutional Governance and the Center for Political Economy.

Event Contact

Katelin Walsch

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