Presidential Lecture Series features Dr. Michael Cohen discussing James K. Polk

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Presidential Lecture Series features Dr. Michael Cohen discussing James K. Polk

February 24, 2016

James K. Polk
James K. Polk

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Social Sciences and Institute for Citizenship Studies will present the annual Presidential Lecture Series Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the Education Center, room 109, at the Alva campus.

The program will feature Dr. Michael Cohen, associate research professor of history at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, who will discuss this year’s topic about James K. Polk, the United States’ 11th president, who served from 1845-1849. Polk has been referred to as “America’s Most Important Unknown President.”

Cohen also will talk about career opportunities in public history.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact the Northwestern Institute for Citizenship Studies office at (580) 327-8522 or email Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Aaron Mason at mason@nwosu.edu.

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