LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Lock Haven University’s Zeta Phi Beta sorority will host a forum on current political issues on Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m. in the Hamblin Hall of Flags, Robinson Hall. Dr. Kimberly Adams, former LHU political science professor and current president of Adams Political Research and Consulting, will speak on “Civics and Civility: Why Cooperation and Participation Matter.” Following her presentation, there will be an open discussion examining current hot issues and the positions taken by the presidential candidates, as well as the potential effects of proposed policies. The public is invited to this free event. Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
Adams is Assistant Professor of Political Science at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. Her areas of teaching include American National Government, Women and Politics, Race and Ethnicity in American Politics, Political Parties, Political Communication, the Institutions of Government, and Campaigns and Elections. Adams served as a Commonwealth Speaker for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s 2006-2007 lecture series. In July 2008, she appeared as a political commentator/analyst on Fox News’s Hannity and Colmes program, and has been selected to serve as a faculty leader for the Washington Center’s “Campaign 2008: The Republican National Convention” Program.
Adams studied British Law and Politics at King's College in London, England, and has participated in the Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, and the Oxford Round Table in Oxford, England. She has spoken at conferences and institutions in the United States, Greece, Croatia, Australia and the Netherlands, and is the author or co-author of numerous articles. Her website is www.adamspoliticalconsulting.com/
Zeta Phi Beta sorority is sponsoring this forum in support of an international program titled ZHOPE (Zetas Helping Other People Excel).