Professor James Ceaser of the University of Virginia will deliver a public lecture titled, "Free Speech and Thought on College Campuses."
Professor Ceaser is the Harry F. Byrd Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1976. He is the author of several books, including Presidential Selection, Liberal Democracy and Political Science and Nature and History in American Political Development. Since 1992, he has co-authored a series of books on American national elections, with a volume appearing every four years. Professor Ceaser has held visiting professorships at several European universities.
In 1996, the U.S. Army awarded Professor Ceaser the "Joint Meritorious Unit Award for Total Engagement" for his role in helping to establish the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany. He has also served on the National Archives' National Historical Publications and Records Commission and is a frequent contributor to the popular press.
This event is sponsored by the Jack Miller Center's Constitution Day Initiative and by the Political Science Department. It is free and open to the public.