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Walter E. Williams, M.A. ’66, Ph.D. ’72

Posted On - March 7


Bruin Walter E. Williams, distinguished professor of economics at George Mason University, is one of four recipients of the 2017 Bradley Prize. The honor recognizes individuals of extraordinary talent and dedication who have made contributions in areas consistent with the mission of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. Williams is also a well-known commentator and scholar, who has authored numerous influential books. He graduated from UCLA with a Master’s Degree in 1966 and a Ph.D. in 1972, both in the field of economics.

The Bradley Prize will be awarded to Williams at a ceremony to be held on April 6, 2017 at Sidney Harman Hall, Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. Each award carries a stipend of $250,000. The selection was based on nominations submitted by more than 200 prominent individuals across the country and chosen by the Bradley Prizes Selection Committee.

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