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Oakland professors featured in Rochester Hills Public Library new lecture series

Oakland professors featured in Rochester Hills Public Library new lecture series

A new partnership between Oakland University and the Rochester Hills Public Library brings esteemed scholars to a new monthly lecture series that begins September 17. The Discovery and Coffee series will feature expert professors discussing diverse subject matters.

“With stimulating lectures and a dynamic group of respected professors, Discovery and Coffee represents an exciting opportunity for personalized learning to make knowledge available to ever-increasing numbers of people, the goal of the Rochester Hills Public Library,” says Rochester Hills Public Library’s Community Relations Specialist Amanda Harrison.

The free lectures take place at the library. Attendees must register in advance with their library card.


Economic Update for Southeastern Michigan
Professor Jonathan Silberman, Ph.D.
September 17
9-10:30 a.m.
Multipurpose Room

Dr. Silberman is a Professor of Economics and Director of the Southeastern Michigan Economic Data Center. Dr. Silberman will discuss the current economic status of southeastern Michigan, provide an overview of the actions that brought us to this point and forecast what’s to come.


The 2016 Presidential Election
Professor David A. Dulio, Ph.D.
October 22
9-10:30 a.m.
Multipurpose Room

David A. Dulio is a Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department. Professor Dulio will discuss the current campaign, explore how much weight an individual vote carries, talk about who the “electors” are and what do they do, and explain why the most meaningful date of the election is not election day.


Why People Lie
Professor Kim Serota, Ph.D.
November 5
10-11:30 a.m.
Multipurpose Room

Dr. Serota will discuss why people lie, dabble in marketing deception, and in light of the election, discuss political deception.


“We are excited to introduce our professors and their expertise to the community at large. Patrons will get to ask questions and engage in discussions with some of the most well respected professors we have to offer,” says Oakland University Director of Media Relations Brian Bierley.