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December 15, 2020

AAEA has selected the T.W. Schultz Memorial Lecture and award to be given to William A. Darity Jr. from Duke University.

With over 40 years of experience in the Economics field, Darity is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies and Economics and serves as the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. His presentation “Reconsidering the Economics of Identity: Position, Power, and Property” will happen between 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST on January 3, 2021 virtually.

Darity says, “It is a signal honor to be invited to give the T.W. Schultz address. I can only hope that my presentation can live up to the high standards that the opportunity demands.”

If you are interested in attending the T.W. Schultz Memorial Lecture with a complimentary media registration, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit