Mitau Lecture

8:00 PM  - 9:30 PM
Thursday Mar 3, 2011
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel

"What Americans Owe Mexicans: Overlapping Memberships and the Duties of Governments"  

Rogers M. Smith is the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism.  He was previously the Alfred Cowles Professor of Government at Yale University.  He is the author or co-author of many essays and six books, including Liberalism and American Constitutional Law (1985), Stories of Peoplehood (2003) and the forthcoming Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America (with Desmond S. King; Princeton, 2011). His 1997 book Civic Ideals received “best book” awards from the American Political Science Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Social Science History Association and was a Finalist for the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in History. Smith holds a B.A. from James Madison College, Michigan State University (1975) and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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