Kathleen Day

Finance Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University; Author, Broken Bargain: Banks, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street

Kathleen Day joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2013. A business author and journalist, she is a full-time lecturer with a specialty in financial crises and how they spread; in corporate governance; and in business communication, particularly during crises.

Day previously taught at Georgetown University's graduate program in real estate, where she created an ethics course based on the series of financial crises in the United States over the last several decades, from the Great Recession through the 1980s banking crisis and the mortgage meltdown of 2007. In addition to financial crises, her interests include the related topics of corporate governance, particularly the history of the corporate form; government regulation and oversight; lobbying and campaign finance; ethics; crisis communication; and the application of artificial intelligence in finance.

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COVID-19 and Climate: Economic Impacts

Apr 15 2020 - 12:00pm

The COVID-19 recession has happened faster and hit deeper than most people could have imagined. Perhaps not surprisingly, the people most at risk in a shuttered economy are often the same people who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

“This crisis has served to expose some of the vulnerabilities of the economy,” says Kathleen Day, Finance Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University, “and one of those is that we have such a large number of people living from check to check.”