Dr. Jim Rodgers, professor of social science, gave several presentations this past week.
On Nov. 8 he gave a presentation on “African Nation-building” at the afternoon session of the Minnesota Political Science annual conference held at Normandale College in Bloomington. The event was attended by political scientists from around the state as well as local and public officials.
On Nov. 7 Rodgers was interviewed by FOX 47 News of Rochester, Minn., for their morning news break program in memory of the anniversary of the Iranian hostage crisis in the Carter administration.
On Nov. 11, Dr. Rodgers delivered a public lecture at the University of Minnesota-Rochester Center as a part of their guest speaker series. The title was “Iran: The Hostage Crisis, Religious Warfare and the Current Conflict with ISIS.” The presentation was attended by approximately 75 community members from Rochester.