Colorado State University - Pueblo annual political science forum on income inequality

Colorado State University - Pueblo annual political science forum on income inequality
PUEBLO –  Income inequality in America will be the subject of the 2012 Southern Colorado Policy Issues Forum sponsored by the Colorado State University-Pueblo Political Science Club on April 5.
The event will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 the Occhiato University Center Ballroom. A panel will discuss  the causes of income inequality in America  and its political and social consequences in times past, present, and future and feature the following individuals: Dr. Daphne Greenwood, professor of economics, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, director of the Colorado Center for Policy Studies, and former State Representative from District 17; Andrew Romanoff, senior advisor at IDE and former Speaker of the House of Colorado House of Representatives; and CSU-Pueblo Professor of History Dr. Jonathan Rees.

In addition to the panel discussion, the events also will include award presentations to political science and Homeland Security students. Nine students will be presented with certificates from the Colorado State University System in Homeland Security Studies. The CSU-Pueblo Center for the Study of Homeland Security offers certificate classes in Pueblo and Colorado Springs to prepare students, as well as military, law enforcement, and emergency personnel, for careers in this dynamic industry.

Students earning certificates in Homeland Security Studies are:

Fall 2011

Mitchell C. Cozad, Pueblo
Simon P. Delory, Colorado Springs
Christopher W. Goetz, Wetmore
Adam J. Herrera, Pueblo
Matthew L. Mark, Pueblo
Tayler M. Thomas, Pueblo

Spring 2012

Kyle S. Lopez, Pueblo
Bernard J. Whitney,
Canon City

Tickets for the event (dinner included) are $10 for students, $15 for faculty, staff, or community, available in Psychology 123 or Psychology 102. Tickets may be obtained at $20 each at the door.  Because seating is limited, reservations are requested to Tayler Thomas at 719-251-0678.

For more information, contact Joel Johnson, assistant professor, at 719-549-2837 or

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