Binghamton alumnus to give 2013 Romano Lecture


The strange history of corporations focus of talk

BINGHAMTON, NY – The 2013 Mario and Antoinette Romano Lecture will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, in the Chamber Hall of the Anderson Center at Binghamton University. Naomi R. Lamoreaux ’72 will discuss “Corporations are People, My Friend: The Strange History of Corporations, Government Regulation, and the Fourteenth Amendment.”

Lamoreaux is Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics and History at Yale University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from Binghamton University in 1972, and her PhD in history from Johns Hopkins University in 1979. She has also taught at Brown University and the University of California, Los Angeles.

The Mario and Antoinette Romano Lecture Series was endowed in 1984 by the Romanos to sponsor lectures given by noted speakers in history, economics, art history and medicine.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Diane Horvath at or 607-777-6799.

Last Updated: 9/17/13