Wood Lecture: “Promises Kept: John McCormack, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid”

Garrison Nelson
Event Date: November 06, 2014 - 5 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: Campus Center Ballroom A

Dean Ira A. Jackson is pleased to announce the appointment of Garrison Nelson, professor of political science at the University of Vermont and author of a new biography on John W. McCormack, as the
Robert C. Wood Visiting Professor of Public and Urban Affairs.

Please join us for an informative and entertaining lecture

Promises Kept: John McCormack,
Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

6 p.m.: Reception
6:30 p.m.: Lecture and panel response


David King, Professor, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
Monica Garlick, Public Policy PhD candidate, McCormack Graduate School
Ira A. Jackson, Dean, McCormack Graduate School

Nelson is an expert on American government, political leadership, and political parties. He is also a former fellow of the John W. McCormack Institute for Public Affairs at UMass Boston, the predecessor of today's McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.

RSVP to mccormack.gradschool@umb.edu.

Guests are encouraged to take public transportation (JFK/UMass stop on the Red Line) or park in the UMass Boston Bayside Lot located at 200 Mt. Vernon St. Parking is $6. Shuttle buses from the T and the Bayside Lot directly to the Campus Center are both frequent and free. Click here for more driving and parking information.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.