Thomas Friedman

Presidential Speaker Series Thomas Friedman

That Used to Be Us: A Crucial Time for America and the Role Education Must Play (2012)

Thomas L. Friedman: New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism

Thomas Friedman witnesses significant forces at work within and between cultures while traveling the world as a journalist. His writings reveal insightful and astute observations of human industry and creativity, and a unique ability to understand and describe important social phenomena in a language for listeners and readers. Friedman’s commentary on politics, education, industry, economics and economic competitiveness, energy dependence and globalization are impacting the perspectives of leaders across the globe.