Panel: "Can Anyone Have It All? A Conversation on Family, Marriage, and Careers"


Location: Oak Room at South Dining Hall (View on map )

"Can Anyone Have It All? A Conversation on Family, Marriage, and Careers" was a panel discussion with Elizabeth Corey (Baylor and AEI) and Jesse Barrett (attorney and ND Law School). It was moderated by Keenan White, '19.

The event was co-hosted by the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, the Tocqueville Program for Inquiry into Religion and Public Life, and AEI Executive Council.

This panel discussion was inspired by Dr. Corey's article, "No Happy Harmony," published in First Things.  She discusses the conflicts which arise between motherhood and careers.  This panel will broaden the discussion to include fatherhood and family in general.

About the panelists:

Elizabeth Corey joined the Honors Program’s faculty in 2007 and has served as Director since 2015. She earned a B.A. in classics from Oberlin College, an M.A. in art history from Louisiana State University (LSU) and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from LSU. She has taught courses at Baylor on political science, great texts and in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core. She has earned several awards for research and teaching, and was a 2016-2017 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow. Her book, Michael Oakeshott on Religion, Aesthetics, and Politics, was published by the University of Missouri Press in 2006. She writes for First Things and serves on the board of the Institute on Religion and Public Life. She has also published in The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, National Affairs and in a variety of scholarly journals. During the 2018-19 academic year she is the American Enterprise Institute’s Values and Capitalism Visiting Professor.

Jesse Barrett graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1996 and from the Notre Dame Law School in 1999, where he was Editor in Chief of the Notre Dame Law Review. Barrett clerked on the Fourth Circuit for Hon. Paul Niemeyer, then practiced complex civil and criminal litigation at two national law firms. Barrett served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Indiana for 13 years, prosecuting white collar criminal cases. Barrett then returned to private practice at LaDue Curran & Kuehn, LLC in South Bend, where his practice includes white collar criminal defense, corporate investigations, and complex civil litigation.