Pitt Speaker Series Welcomes American Political Analyst and Author Thomas Frank Nov. 30

Nov. 17, 2022

American political analyst and author Thomas Frank will be the Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series next speaker on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

In conversation with former Tucson mayor and current University of Arizona Law Professor of Practice Jonathan Rothschild, Frank will provide a discussion titled “What Did The Midterms Teach Us?”

The Pitt Family Foundation is a part of the Participatory Democracy Initiative at the University of Arizona. The Participatory Democracy Initiative is an interdisciplinary and community engaged program at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, the School of Government and Public Policy, and the School of Journalism.

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (MST).
Where: Pitt Family Foundation Speaker Series will be delivered in person at the College of Law, 1201 E Speedway Blvd, Room 164.
Who may attend: This event is free and open to the public. 


About Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank is an American political analyst, historian, and journalist. He co-founded and edited The Baffler magazine. Frank is the author of "What's the Matter with Kansas?" and "Listen, Liberal" among others. From 2008 to 2010 he wrote "The Tilting Yard", a column in The Wall Street Journal. A historian of culture and ideas, Frank analyzes trends in American electoral politics and propaganda, advertising, popular culture, mainstream journalism, and economics. His topics include the rhetoric and impact of culture wars in American political life and the relationship between politics and culture in the United States.