181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810. Phone: (203) 837-9406.
Fordham University Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Robert J. Hume will discuss "Our Many American Constitutions: Same-Sex Marriage and the Struggle for Social Reform" at 6 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. His research focuses on law and policy, with a particular emphasis on the impact of court decisions. His first book, "How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior," won the 2010 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award in Professional Studies. His second book, "Courthouse Democracy and Minority Rights: Same-Sex Marriage in the States," is available at Oxford University Press. Hume's research has appeared in numerous academic journals, including American Politics Research, the Law & Society Review, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Justice System Journal and Publius. The talk will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-9406.