Historian and author Robert Dallek gives an address detailing breaches of ethics by twentieth century presidents and examines the motivations behind some of the worst public deceptions in recent times.
This was the featured address of a day-long conference titled Ethics and Character in the Presidency: Is Ethical Leadership Possible in the 21st Century?
Adrienne Asch is the Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics at Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work and professor of epidemiology and population health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her work focuses on the ethical, political, psychological, and social implications of human reproduction and the family.
Robert Dallek, born May 16, 1934, is a prominent American historian with a specialism of American Presidents. He is a Professor of History at Boston University and has previously taught at Columbia University, UCLA and Oxford.
He has won the Bancroft Prize and numerous other awards for scholarship and teaching.
Richard M. Joel was inaugurated as Yeshiva University's fourth president in its 117-year history on September 21, 2003. His presidency is the latest chapter in the illustrious tradition of Yeshiva University presidents, beginning with Bernard Revel (1915-1940), Dr. Samuel Belkin (1940-1975), and Dr. Norman Lamm (1976-2003).
Now in its 120th year, Yeshiva University (YU) is America's oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies and education, and psychology.