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Lecture-Concert Series features scholar and author Dr. Beverly Lindsay Nov. 2

Oct. 20, 2009 -- Dr. Beverly Lindsay is the featured speaker in the fifth event of Arkansas State University’s Lecture-Concert Series. Lindsay will present “Terrorism, Nobel Laureates, and University Engagement” on Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in ASU’s Reng Student Services Center/Student Union’s Auditorium, located at 101 N. Caraway Road, Jonesboro. This event, like all events in the Lecture-Concert Series, is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs at ASU.

Dr. Beverly Lindsay is a professor and senior scientist in higher education and international policy studies at Pennsylvania State University. Her scholarship examines American domestic higher education and international higher education, academic program development, comparative and international education policy issues, and international affairs. Her publications include “Ralph Johnson Bunche: Public Intellectual and Nobel Peace Laureate,” “Terrorism’s Unanswered Questions,” which she co-edited with Adam B. Lowther, and “The Quest for Equity in Higher Education,” co-edited with Manuel Justiz.

Her work in international higher education has taken her to six continents to work in executive and faculty development, peace and conflict resolution, and academic program development. Since the 1970s, she has worked on six continents and in various countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Liberia, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, People's Republic of China, Russia, Rwanda, Scotland, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Dr. Lindsay has been awarded Distinguished Fulbright Fellowships to South Korea, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, where she taught and engaged in research on peace and conflict resolution. She is currently chair of the International Commission of the American Educational Research and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Lindsay holds four degrees. She earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, in sociology and psychology; she earned her M.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in sociology.  She received her Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in higher education and policy studies, including the comparative sociology of education.  She received her Ph.D. from American University in Washington, D. C. in administration and management program development and evaluation.

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Dr. Gil Fowler, associate dean for the Honors College, at (870) 972-2308, or via e-mail at Lecture-Concert Series presents diverse programs to enrich the cultural life of the campus, community, and region.

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