February 29, 2012

First Friday Lecture Features “A Marshall Plan for Black Males in the U.S.A.”

March’s First Friday Lecture, “A Marshall Plan for Black Males in the U.S.A.,” will be presented by Edwina Dorch, visiting associate professor in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. The lecture will be held Friday, March 2 at the KAMU-TV Studio A. Lunch will be provided to registrants at 11:45 a.m. The lecture will begin at noon and end at 1p.m.

Dorch is from the University at Albany, State University of New York where she has held appointments with the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and the School of Social Welfare. She has taught and performed cost-benefit analysis and policy implementation analysis for two New York State offices as well as for New York City’s Public Welfare Office. Dorch also served as mentoring and training director for the University at Albany’s Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities.

Dorch teaches research methods and program evaluation courses. She is a program evaluator for Texas A&M, the National Science Foundation, ADVANCE Grant and the Texas Attorney General’s HEROES Program. Dorch earned her doctorate in social psychology from the University of Colorado.

The First Friday Lecture Series, a program of the African American Professional Organization, is held the first Friday of the month and sponsored by the Division of Research

To register, visit here. To learn more about the African American Professional Organization visit their website.

Contact Michelle Sullens at 458-4066 for additional information.

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