Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

Proseminar Lecture - Raphaele Chappe

Monday, April 9

Blodgett House

“We’re All Entrepreneurs Now: Risk in the Neoliberal Age”

Raphaële Chappe holds a PhD in Economics from The New School for Social Research, an LL.M from New York University School of Law, a Master’s degree in Comparative Business Law from the University of Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris, France, and an LL.B in Law and French Law from King’s College London. She is a core faculty at the Brooklyn Institute For Social Research in New York, a teaching and research non-profit committed to community-based education. Her research interests include the link between financial markets and wealth inequality, political economy and the history of economic thought, and the philosophical foundations of microeconomics. More generally she is interested in interdisciplinary research, drawing from insights in economics and the social sciences as well as legal theory to analyze modern capitalism and financial markets. She has practiced as an attorney for eight years in the financial services industry and also teaches at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She enjoys French comic books and mangas, fine chocolates, and classical Spanish guitar. Raphaële lives in Brooklyn with her wife and their twin daughter and son.