The 16th Annual Maurice Galante Lecture took place on
Febuary 22, 2013 and featured Malcolm Gladwell. The video of the
lecture can be
Gladwell has been a staff writer with The New Yorker
magazine since 1996. His 1999 profile of Ron Popeil won a National
Magazine Award, and in 2005 he was named one of Time Magazine's 100
Most Influential People. He is the author of four books, "The
Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference," (2000),
"Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" (2005), and
"Outliers: The Story of Success" (2008) all of which were number
one New York Times bestsellers. His latest book, "What the Dog Saw"
(2009) is a compilation of stories published in The New
From 1987 to 1996, he was a reporter with the Washington Post,
where he covered business, science, and then served as the
newspaper's New York City bureau chief. He graduated from the
University of Toronto, Trinity College, with a degree in history.
He was born in England, grew up in rural Ontario, and now lives in
New York City.