Gillespie and Seymour are 2011-12 MLK Visiting Scholars
Established in 1991, the MLK Visiting Professors Program honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While at MIT, MLK Visiting Scholars and Artists enhance their scholarship, enrich the intellectual life of MIT, and are deeply engaged in the life of the Institute through teaching and research. The School is honored to welcome two outstanding MLK Visiting Professors to the community for the 2011-12 academic year.
2011-2012 MLK Visiting Professors
MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Andra Gillespie, MLK Visiting Associate Professor in Political Science
Andra Gillespie is an associate professor of political science at Emory whose research generational conflict among African American political elites. Profs. Nobles and Stewart will be her hosts at MIT in the Department of Political Science. As an MLK Visiting Associate Professor, Dr. Gillespie will be co-teaching a graduate seminar in the Fall 2011 and an undergraduate subject in the Spring 2012 in the Department of Political Science. •
Sean Seymore, MLK Visiting Associate Professor in Science, Technology, and Society