Comparing the Divided America of the Turbulent 1960s to the Divided America Today

26.11.2019 | 18:00 - 20:00

A Guest Lecture by Jim Willis, Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Azusa Pacific University

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Comparing the Divided America of the Turbulent 1960s to the Divided America Today - A Guest Lecture by Jim Willis, Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Azusa Pacific University

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The event will be moderated by Prof. Christian Lammert (FU Berlin).
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Jim Willis, a veteran news reporter and editor, earned his Ph.D. in Journalism from the University of Missouri. He has taught at the university level for three decades, chairing departments at Boston College, Ball State University, and Azusa Pacific University, and held endowed professorships at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Memphis. He has authored or co-authored 12 books on the media and one on college football. A frequent overseas lecturer, Willis has participated in six lecture tours for the U.S. State Department. He continues to work as a special correspondent and has covered the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, and the 10th and 20th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall. His honors include a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, and Undergraduate Faculty Scholar of the Year for 2009 at Azusa Pacific University. He is married to Anne Willis and has five sons and daughters.
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Zeit & Ort

26.11.2019 | 18:00 - 20:00

John-F.-Kennedy-Institut
Lansstr. 7-9
14195 Berlin
Room 201