Matrix was honored to host the 2017 Peder Sather Symposium, which focused on the theme, "Freedom of Speech Under Pressure in the World’s Liberal Democracies." Featured speakers include Azita Raji, Former US Ambassador to Sweden, and Dr. Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, Fritt Ord Foundation.
Chuck Kapelke has 15 years of experience as a communications professional. His writing has appeared in publications such as Fortune, Boston Magazine, Continental Inflight, and Rolling Stone, and he has written articles and produced videos for dozens of organizations, including the Great Place to Work Institute, Monitor 360, and Isaacson-Miller. A perpetually fascinated observer of human behavior, he holds a BA in anthropology from Harvard College. He lives in Alameda, California with his wife and two children. Feel free to contact him about this website or other questions related to Social Science Matrix.