What: Lecture, Ethics in the Age of Partisan Warfare
When: Thursday, April 5, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
Can the American Congress be ethical in an age of intense partisan warfare?
Julian E. Zelizer, Princeton University professor and CNN Political Analyst, will take up the topic of ethics in Congress on Thursday, April 5 at 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The lecture will explore past debates over ethics reform, as well as the push for new oversight and enforcement amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct.
This event is free and open to the public, co-sponsored by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies and the UGA School of Public and International Affairs. A light reception will follow the lecture. For more information on this and other events in the Civic Knowledge, Civic Power event series visit www.rbrl.blospot.com or call (706) 542-5788.
More About the Speaker…
Julian E. Zelizer is the author of The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society (2015), Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, 1981-1989 (2010), and On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress and its Consequences, 1948-2000 (2004) among others works. He has edited 10 books on American political history, with subjects ranging from the politics and the media to the presidency of George W. Bush. In addition to his scholarly articles and book chapters, Zelizer is a frequent commentator in the international and national media on political history and contemporary politics. He has published over seven hundred op-eds, including his weekly column on CNN.Com. He is a regular news commentator on radio, television and in print. He has received fellowships from the Brookings Institution, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and New America.