Faculty panel to discuss U.S. Capitol insurrection in upcoming event

On Jan. 14, a multi-department faculty panel will reflect on the political, racial and historical significance of the recent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

As the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has left many with questions about the state of the nation, a panel of Elon University faculty hopes to offer answers and perspective in an upcoming live discussion.

On Jan. 14 at 7 p.m., the Elon Council on Civic Engagement will host “Reacting to the Insurrection at the Capitol,” a live, virtual panel discussion focusing on the political, racial and historical significance of the events at the U.S. Capitol. The discussion is part of the Council’s Just In Time Series, which is designed to respond to important current events.

Associate Professor of Political Science Carrie Eaves will moderate the multi-department faculty panel, which includes:

  • Stephanie Baker, Assistant Professor of Public Health Studies
  • Jessica Carew, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Policy Studies
  • Anthony Hatcher, Professor of Journalism
  • Charles Irons, William J. Story Sr. Professor of History
  • Megan Squire, Professor of Computer Science

The panel discussion is open to all Elon students, faculty and staff. To join the webinar, please register here.