Morgan Ricks

  • Chancellor Faculty Fellows

    10 faculty members named as 2020 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

    Ten outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2020 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. This group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise. Read More

    Jun 19, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Why Federal Reserve should offer bank accounts to everyone

    Vanderbilt Professor of Law and former Treasury adviser Morgan Ricks argues that the general public, businesses and institutions should have the option to open an account at the Federal Reserve. Read More

    Jun 20, 2018

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sutherland Prize winner Larry Bartels and Faculty Senate Chair Geoffrey Fleming. (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    Bartels wins $10,000 research award at Faculty Assembly

    Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty award for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was given to Larry Bartels during the 2017 Fall Faculty Assembly on Aug. 24. Read More

    Aug 25, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Recent Books, Spring 2016

    Interactive Writing Across Grades: A Small Practice with Big Results, PreK-5 (2016, Stenhouse) by Kate Roth and Joan Dabrowski, EdD’08 Interactive Writing Across Grades provides a how-to guide for using interactive writing—a dynamic, unscripted instructional method in which the teacher and students work together to construct a meaningful text… Read More

    May 13, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Panic-proofing, not preventing bubbles, should be focus of U.S. financial policy

    A Vanderbilt law professor says Wall Street should be required to make a simple change to protect itself from runs on the market like that in 2008: eliminate the use of short-term debt to fund investments. Read More

    May 9, 2016

  • Morgan Ricks (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt)

    New faculty: Morgan Ricks gave up Wall Street to tackle economic crisis

    Morgan Ricks (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) When the financial crisis hit in September 2008, Morgan Ricks knew what he had to do. “I was on a trading desk at a hedge fund when the crisis started,” Ricks said. “The day after Obama was elected, I quit my job and… Read More

    Dec 11, 2012

  • (Vanderbilt University)

    New University Faculty 2012-13

    A complete list of new university faculty for the 2012-13 academic year Blair School of Music Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor and director of choral activities B.M., State University of New York–Potsdam, 1998 M.M., Florida State University, 2003 D.Phil., Florida State University, 2012 Biddlecombe is a published… Read More

    Nov 9, 2012