Economics Professor and RRI Faculty Research Associate Brad Humphreys was named a 2016-2017 Benedum Distinguished Scholar. This prestigious annual award is bestowed upon faculty who are engaged in “creative research,” many of whom are known internationally. He will deliver a public lecture on “Some Inconvenient Facts About the Economics of Sports in America” on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. as part of the 2016-2017 Benedum Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at Erickson Alumni Center, Ruby Grand Hall, Salon C, with an accompanying public reception to follow. For more information, click here.