Phi Beta Kappa Lecture Series Speaker Presents During ResearchOne

Lecture series presents progressive thought leader Julianne Malveaux.

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2010) – Julianne Malveaux, president of Bennett College for Women and respected economist, writer and authority on politics, economics, gender, race, national affairs, and the workplace, will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7:00 p.m., at the Tampa Museum of Art Atrium, 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza, in downtown Tampa. The lecture is part of the USF Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Lecture Series, and presented by the College of Arts & Sciences during ResearchOne.

As a scholar, Malveaux has researched and taught economics, public policy, and African-American studies at universities including the University of California at Berkeley. Recognized for her progressive observations, she has been described by Dr. Cornel West as “the most iconoclastic public intellectual in the country.” Malveaux's popular writing has appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms. Magazine, Essence Magazine, and the Progressive. Malveaux has hosted television and radio programs, and appeared widely as a commentator on CNN, BET, PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, and C-SPAN. She is the founder of Last Word Productions, Inc., a multimedia production company headquartered in Washington, D.C.

The USF Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Lecture Series is a joint project of USF faculty and the City of Tampa. Co-sponsored by the USF Phi Beta Kappa faculty alumni, the Office of the Provost, and the Mayor of Tampa, the aim of the series is to bring leading public intellectuals to USF and Tampa to interact with students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. For more information on the series, click here.

Other ResearchOne activities sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) include Oktoberfest 2010, on Friday, Oct. 15, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., in Traditions Hall at the Gibbons Alumni Center, which will include a display of CAS research posters and scholarly works; and “Research Realized,” an exhibition of recently published works by CAS faculty and poster presentations of faculty and graduate student research, at the USF Tampa Library from Oct. 9 – 16. For more information on CAS ResearchOne activities, contact Sandy Justice at 813-974-9149.

Sponsored by the Office of Research & Innovation, ResearchOne 2010 takes place Oct. 11-15, and celebrates the work of USF faculty, staff and student researchers, scientists, scholars and inventors with a variety of speakers, poster presentations, displays, lab tours, award ceremonies and more.

A complete calendar of ResearchOne events can be found here.

ResearchOne Contacts:
Sponsorships: Judy Lowry, 974-3181,
Event Scheduling: Lynn Cooil, 974-8124,