Professor Rodney Hero

“Race, Ethnicity, and (In)Equality in American Politics”

Thursday, March 3 at 6pm in Lay Hall Auditorium

Professor Rodney Hero of the University of California at Berkeley and first Latino to hold the office of President of the American Political Science Association, will deliver “Race, Ethnicity, and (In)Equality in American Politics.” This talk is in the Meador Center speaker series, “Created Equal: Rights, Liberties, and Citizenship.” There will also be a reception—details forthcoming!

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Selected Published Work

  • Latinos and the U.S. Political System: Two-tiered Pluralism
  • Faces of Inequality: Social Diversity in American Politics
  • Racial Diversity and Social Capital: Equality and Community in America

“Race and Ethnicity on Campus: A Community Conversation”

Friday, March 4 at 11am at The Diversity Center

In conjunction with Professor Hero’s visit, there will be a panel roundtable discussion on Friday, March 4, tentatively entitled “Race and Ethnicity on Campus: A Community Conversation.” This will be held from 11 to 11:55 p.m. in the Diversity Center on Drury’s campus.

The participants are:

  • Rodney Hero, Haas Chair in Diversity and Democracy, Professor of Political Science, University of California-Berkeley
  • Hadeil Ali, Drury University Political Science major and student athlete
  • Lawrence Anderson, Manager of Diversity and Inclusion, Springfield Public Schools
  • Professor Greg Booker, Chair, Inclusion Council, Drury University
  • Lyle Foster, Owner, Big Momma’s Café
  • Yolanda Lorge, President, Grupo Latinoamericano
  • Abram McGull, Assistant United States Attorney
  • Wes Pratt, Assistant to the President, Missouri State University