Kirk Emmert, current mayor of Gambier, Ohio, and professor emeritus of political science at Kenyon College, is this year's speaker at the UNO Department of Political Science's annual Kirwan Lecture.
Emmert's talk will begin at 7 p.m. inside the Thompson Alumni Center's Centennial Hall. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.
A former member of the Ford White House, Emmert has taught courses on statesmanship and American politics, political theory and constitutional law. Emmert is also leading scholar on the policies and leadership of Winston Churchill, Britain's prime minister during World War II.
Emmert graduated from Williams College and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
The Kirwan Lecture is named after Kent Kirwan, a UNO emeritus professor of political science, who remains active on campus and in the community. For more information, contact Carson Holloway at email@example.com.
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