Jan. 14, 2009
Sam Clovis Jr., professor and chair of business and economics at Morningside College, will give a conservative’s perspective on the administration of President-elect Barack Obama during a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the UPS Auditorium in Lincoln Center, 3627 Peters Ave.
The public is invited to the free event, which is sponsored by Morningside’s Academic and Cultural Arts Series (ACAS).
Clovis will be measuring the new administration’s initiatives and policies against conservative principles long established by the intellectual right.
“These principles are disdainful of dogma and ideology, so they are based on such fundamentals as objective – or originalistic – interpretation of the Constitution, small government, individual liberty, fiscal conservatism, belief in free markets and social accountability,” Clovis said. “I will examine key proposals of the administration and the 111th Congress. After the presentation, I will entertain questions and will lead a discussion.”
Clovis began teaching at Morningside in 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, a master’s degree in business from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, Calif., and a doctorate in public administration from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.