The Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought Series presented Andrew M. Yuengert, Ph.D., and Charles Michael Andres Clark, Ph.D., in a pair of lectures on Wednesday-Thursday, November 5-6, in Birck Hall Room 112.
The two discussed “Economic Inequality: Two Perspectives” at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, and “Two Approaches to Catholic Social Teaching” from 12:20-1:20 on Thursday, November 6.
Dr. Clark is a senior fellow at the Vincentian Center for Church and Society and a professor of Economics at St. John’s University. He has authored more than 120 publications on Catholic social thought, poverty and income inequality, economic policy and the history of economic thought.
The presentations were sponsored by the Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies and the Center for Mission and Identity at Benedictine University, and are free and open to the public.
Dr. Yuengert is the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Social Science and a professor of Economics at Pepperdine University’s Seaver College. Dr. Yuengert has taught economics at Pepperdine since 1994. His research has contributed to several fields including philosophy, Catholic social teaching, the empirical study of religion, labor economics and finance.