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Presidential Scholar Greene Visits Nazareth, Oct. 25

  • Published: October 19, 2011

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Timothy Kneeland at (585) 389-2649

Presidential Scholar Greene Visits Nazareth, Oct. 25

Presidential scholar John Robert Greene, author of numerous political history books, including two award-winning books in the American Presidency series from the University of Kansas, will be visiting Nazareth College on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:15 p.m. to lead a discussion on the American presidents he has known and written about, including Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and George H.W. Bush. He will speak in room 325 of the Golisano Academic Center at Nazareth College, located at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. The talk will include time for questions about Greene’s work and knowledge of presidents. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Nazareth’s Center for Public History.

Greene is the Paul J. Schupf Professor of History and Humanities at Cazenovia College, where he has taught for the past 32 years. He also serves as the director of the social sciences program and the college archivist. Greene has received honors from both his colleagues and students. He has been chosen as the commencement speaker by the graduating class on many occasions, and was honored with the Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award in 1993. Greene is also the recipient of Cazenovia College’s first-ever endowed chair.

Greene has written or edited over 17 books specializing in American political history. He is also a regular political commentator on several radio call-in shows around the country and has recently offered commentary on C-SPAN, MSNBC, and National Public Radio. Greene received his undergraduate degrees from St. Bonaventure University and a doctorate in modern American history from Syracuse University.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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