Wednesday, September 9, 2015
History Alum to Speak during Francis Week
Dr. Matthew Cressler is a 2006 Bona grad. He graduated with a degree in History and Theology. He completed a year as a visiting assistant professor of Religion and African American Studies at Earlham College. He is currently an assistant professor at The College of Charleston (South Carolina) who focuses on African American Religions, Society, and Black Nationalism. He’s also working on his first book From Conversion to Revolution: The Rise of Black Catholic Chicago. He’ll be on campus Wednesday September 28th to Friday October 2nd. His formal lecture will take place on October 1st at 4pm in the University Chapel.