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…
Books Behind Bars to top the list of courses from around the world featured in international education expert Ken Bain’s forthcoming Super Courses.
BOOKS BEHIND BARS
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
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