September 17, 2012

Constitution Day Features National Activist, Author, Educator, Scholar

Event starts at 11 a.m. Tuesday in T.H. Harris Auditorium

GRAMBLING, LA - Author and economist Boyce Watkins is scheduled to deliver the Constitution Day lecture at Grambling State University Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 11 a.m.

Watkins is a scholar in residence in entrepreneurship and innovation at Syracuse University in New York. The lecture starts at 11 a.m. in the T.H. Harris Auditorium on the campus.

Watkins is a distinguished scholar with the Barbara Jordan Institute for Policy Research.  He has been a visiting fellow at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and the Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany.  He is well known for his finance and investing work, and he is frequently called upon as an advocate for education and social justice issues.  He has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and in a number of national publications, including USA Today and Essence magazine.

He has authored several financial advice books, including "Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with Your Partner in Ways that Feel Good,”  “Black American Money" as well as "What if George Bush Were a Black Man?"

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