Author Paul Tough Lecture
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Snell Library 90 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, Boston
Author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character (2012), Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America (2008).
Paul has written extensively about education, child development, poverty, and politics, including cover stories in the New York Times Magazine on character education, the achievement gap, and the Harlem Children’s Zone. He has worked as an editor at the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s Magazine and as a reporter and producer for the public-radio program “This American Life.”