|Humanity: Commonalities Among Us All|
Event Type: Adult Programs|
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Dr. Marvin Scott, Professor of Sociology at Butler, talks about racism and society's role in the success and failure of young adult minorities. Part of the United We Read series. Please register for this program.
Location: Lora Hussey and Olive Hoffman Rooms
Dr. Marvin Scott is Professor of Sociology at Butler University. During his 21 years at Butler, he has served as special assistant to the President, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor of Education in the College of Education, and Professor and Chair of the Sociology and Criminology Department. Prior to joining Butler University, Dr. Scott was a program officer for Higher Education at Lilly Endowment, President of Saint Paul's College, and Assistant to the Chancellor for the Board of Regents for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was the W. E. B. Dubois Lecturer at Boston University, Associate Dean of Education, and Assistant to the Provost and President. Dr. Scott is the author of numerous publications, has an Honorary Doctorate of Law Degree from Martin University and is a founding board member of the Abraham Clark School of Law. He was selected as an American Council on Education Fellow and was nominated by President George W. Bush and affirmed by the Senate to serve on the National Council for the Humanities. He is an Eagle Scout and currently serves on the Regional and Local Council of the Boy Scouts of America and was recipient of the Silver Beaver Award for distinguished service to the Boy Scouts. Dr. Scott is married to Dulce Maria Scott, a Professor of Sociology at Anderson University, and they have four children.Status: Closed