Past Event

CAA DC | Con-Artists: The subversion of human trust

June 29, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Maria Konnikova
BA Harvard, PhD Columbia (Psychology)
Psychologist, best-selling author, journalist, and professional poker player

In conversation with:

Susan Berfield
BA Brown, MA Columbia (SIPA)
acclaimed author, journalist

From the highest levels of our government, to recent high-profile cases such as Keith Raniere the convicted leader of NXIVM, or Elizabeth Holmes the disgraced CEO of Theranos, Americans seem to have been particularly 'marked' by con-artists in the past few years. In reality however, con-artists have been trading in people's sense of trust since the dawn of civilization.


Contact Information

CAA Global and Diversity Engagement