Mariana Mazzucato, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa
Thursday, October 4 | 9:45 am ceremony
Academic credentials conferred: Faculty of Applied Sciences; Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology; Faculty of Health Sciences
Mariana Mazzucato is a professor at University College London where she directs the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. She is author of the highly acclaimed book The Entrepreneurial State and has a forthcoming book, The Value of Everything. A special advisor to the European Commission on mission oriented innovation, she was named one of the 'three most important thinkers about innovation' in The New Republic magazine.*
*Note: Mariana Mazzucato was originally scheduled to receive an honorary degree in 2017 but was unable to attend the ceremony.