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Posted: Monday, October 31, 2016

Lecture: 'New Developments in the Study of Race and Politics' - November 1

From the Diversity Program Coordinator
D’Andra Orey, professor of political science at Jackson State University, will present "New Developments in the Study of Race and Politics" on Tuesday, November 1, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in Bulger Communication Center West 2.

Professor Orey’s research focuses on race and politics and bio-politics. He has published over 30 scholarly articles and book chapters, participated in over 100 conferences, and received more than $450,000 in grants. His awards include Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year (2008) and the Jewel Limar Prestage Mentorship Award (2011) from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists.

Dr. Orey currently serves on the executive committees of the American Political Science Association (APSA), the Southern Political Science Association, and Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society. He has also served on APSA’s Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession and currently serves on the editorial boards for State Politics & Policy Quarterly, the Journal of Race and Policy, and the Pi Sigma Alpha undergraduate journal.

He holds a B.S. in business administration from Mississippi Valley State University, a master of public administration from the University of Mississippi, a master of arts in political science from Stony Brook University, and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of New Orleans. Before joining the faculty of JSU, he taught at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the University of Mississippi.

This event is sponsored by the Equity and Campus Diversity Office and Rick Fleming, associate professor of music at Buffalo State College.

Please download the flier (PDF, 1.4 MB).

Submitted by: Janet C Fehskens
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016