Dr. Alvin B. Tillery is an associate professor and associate chair in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. Tillery's American politics focuses on American political development, racial and ethnic politics and media and politics. His research in political theory focuses on American political thought and critical race theory.
Tillery's book "Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy and Black Leadership in America" (Cornell University Press, 2011) won the W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. His papers have appeared in Studies in American Political Development, Political Research Quarterly, and Journal of Black Studies. He is currently completing a book that examines African-American attitudes toward immigration between 1850 and 1965.
Tillery will also give a lecture, "Black Lives Matter and the Civil Rights Movement," at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, in the Community Foundation Theater.
Tuesday, September 25 at 11:10am
201 College Park St, Gambier, OH 43022