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ABOUT ANDREW

Andrew D. Kaufman is a nationally recognized educator, author, speaker, and innovator who is bringing classical literature alive for wide audiences ranging from corporate executives to incarcerated youth. He is the author of several books including Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times, and is frequently invited to discuss Russian literature and culture on national television and radio shows. He is also the creator of the renowned Books Behind Bars program, in which university students meet regularly with incarcerated youth at a maximum security juvenile correctional center to explore questions of meaning, value, and social justice through life-changing conversations about Russian literature…

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NEWS FLASH

Andrew on the Today Show

Andrew's TEDx Talk

Andrew on Katie Couric

Andrew on CSPAN Book TV

BOOKS BEHIND BARS

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Books Behind Bars: Life, Literature, and Leadership is an internationally recognized program that brings together incarcerated youth and university students and transforms both groups through the power of conversation about great Russian literature. READ MORE

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SPEAKING

Andrew Kaufman is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop facilitator who draws on his wide experience in transformative, community-based teaching to help organizations achieve greater levels of communication, collaboration, and human  connection through the power of deep conversation. He is available to speak on:

Empathy, Unconscious Bias, and Purpose

Pushing the Boundaries: Managing Change for Growth and Innovation

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