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Political science expert speaks Oct. 30 at MTSU Ho...

Political science expert speaks Oct. 30 at MTSU Honors College

Dr. Peter Augustine Lawler

Dr. Peter Augustine Lawler

A noted political science author, editor and Dana Professor of Government at Berry College in Berry, Georgia, will be an upcoming guest lecturer at MTSU’s University Honors College.

Peter Augustine Lawler will provide a free public lecture titled “The Future of Our Liberty is Confusing” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building’s Simmons Amphitheatre (Room 106). To find parking and the building location, a printable campus map is available at

In addition to his role at Berry College that includes teaching courses in political philosophy and American politics, Lawler serves as executive editor of “Perspectives on Political Science,” he is past chair of the politics and literature section of the American Political Science Association and was a member of President Bush’s Council on Bioethics.

Lawler’s most recent book, “Allergic to Crazy,” is a compilation of some of his essays.

His other books include “Modern and American Dignity,” “Postmodernism Rightly Understood” and “Aliens in America.” He has become a popular and influential blogger and spoken at more than 100 colleges and universities.

A reception will follow his scheduled one-hour talk.

You can listen to a recent MTSU “On the Record” interview with Lawler here.

For more information, call 615-898-2152.

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