[PAST EVENT] Hauben Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Stefan M. Bradley

March 1, 2023
6pm - 7:30pm
School of Education, Matoaka Woods
301 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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Stefan Bradley

Students in the Vanguard: The Politics of Progress in Higher Education

In a moment of heightened racism and war escalation, young people, between 1945 and 1975, catalyzed monumental change in higher education and society by way of rebellion on campuses. Award-winning scholar and educator, Stefan M. Bradley will discuss the role of student activism in determining policies concerning curriculum, expansion, and investment at elite institutions of higher education.

Stefan M. Bradley is the Charles Hamilton Houston 1915 Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College. Previously, he was the inaugural associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts and Professor of African American Studies at Loyola Marymount University. Bradley received his Ph.D. in 20th Century US History with an Emphasis on the Black Experience from the University of Missouri-Columbia. An educator at heart, Bradley’s life ambition is to personally teach/mentor/inspire the young people who change the world for the better.

Some of Bradley’s publications include his newest book, Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League, which won the History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award as well as the Anna Julia Cooper & CLR James Book Award from the National Council of Black Studies; Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s, which won the Phillis Wheatley Book Prize; and, Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, The Demands of Transcendence. He has appeared on C-Span BookTV, NPR, PRI, as well as in documentaries on the Oprah Winfrey Network and the History Channel.

Ahead of the lecture, join us for a reception with light hors d'oeuvres from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

A brief Q&A with Dr. Bradley will follow his talk.

About the Hauben Distinguished Lecture Series
This lecture is supported through a generous endowed gift established by Margaret Divens Hauben ’59 and her husband, the late Lawrence A. Hauben with the purpose of supporting the School of Education in its efforts to bring renowned scholars to William & Mary.


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