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Bentley University Offers Experts on Occupy Movement

October 26, 2011

The following Bentley University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight on the growing Occupy Wall Street/Boston movement:

Cyrus Veeser - Associate Professor of History

  • Historical perspective on social justice movements
  • Perceived strengths and weaknesses of Occupy movement


Liz LeDoux - Senior Lecturer of English & Media Studies

  • Media portrayal of the Occupy movement
  • How social media has impacted growth of the movement


Kartik Raman - Associate Professor of Finance

  • Major financial institutions’ role in spawning the protests
  • Possible implications of the rallies going global
  • According to Professor Raman, “I fear as the protests spread to other countries, the issues and problems that need to be addressed will not seem unique to the U.S. Politicians could use this as an excuse and say, these problems are bigger than the United States, we can’t solve them.”

Liz Brown - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

  • Legal issues related to Occupy movement
  • Legal rights of protestors


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