Frostburg State University will host internationally renowned speaker Dr. Ronald Walters and his talk on “The American Crisis and the 2004 Election” on Thursday, October 28th at 7 p.m. in Dunkle Hall’s room 218.
Walters is a distinguished political analyst, professor of government and politics, leadership scholar and director of the African American Leadership Institute at the University of Maryland College Park’s James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership. Author of over 100 articles and six books, Walters is known for his writing and media savvy. He has appeared on CNN, CBS, BET, NBC, C-SPAN and PBS and writes a weekly column for newspapers and Web sites. His latest book, “White Nationalism – Black Interests: Conservative Public Policy and the Black Community,” came out earlier this year.
Walters has a bachelor’s degree in history and government with honors from Fisk University in Nashville, a master’s degree in African Studies and a doctorate in International Studies from American University. He has served as professor and chair of the Political Science Department at Howard University, taught at Brandeis University and Syracuse University, was a visiting professor at Princeton University and a fellow of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
FSU’s NAACP, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, African American Studies program, Department of Political Science, and the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) are sponsoring Walters’ talk. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the EEO Office at 301-687-4101.
FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.