Dr. Evelyn Leggette, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, provides an overview of the tenure and promotion processes at JSU. Her presentation is followed by talks about best practices by recently tenured and/or promoted faculty: Janice Brockley, Himangshu Das, Wayne Nix, Ingrad Smith and Joan Wesley. Dr. Thomas Calhoun, interim Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, offers concluding remarks.

Dr. Thomas Calhoun, then Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, leads a general discussion of best practices for crafting, compiling and organizing the tenure and/or promotion portfolio. [This talk was originally given on March 27, 2014.]

Dr. Michelle Deardorff discussed ways that applicants can build tenure and/or promotion portfolios that minimize the opportunities for reviewer bias. Dr. Michelle Deardorff is a professor in JSU’s Department of Political Science. She is joined by Dr. Jean-Claude Assad, director of business graduate programs at JSU.

Audio: Henry Brady Delivered the 2011 Holden Lecture

November 10th, 2011 by Kenya Hudson

Henry Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, presented the fifth Holden Lecture, “Class, Race and Political Polarization in America.”

Dianne Pinderhughes, President’s Distinguished Professor at the University of Notre Dame, presented the fourth Holden Lecture, “Being President: Barack Hussein Obama and Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution.”

Audio: Glenn Loury Delivered the 2009 Holden Lecture

November 5th, 2009 by Kenya Hudson

Glenn Loury, the Merton P. Stolz Professor of the Social Sciences and Economics at Brown University, presented the third Holden Lecture, “Barack Obama and the Future of the Black Prophetic Tradition.”

Audio: Theda Skocpol Delivered the 2008 Holden Lecture

November 6th, 2008 by Kenya Hudson

Theda Skocpol, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University, presented the second Holden Lecture, “What A Mighty Power We Can Be: African American Fraternal Groups and the Struggle for Racial Equality.”