Uncategorized | April 8, 2008
Dan Kemmis, the author of “Community and The Politics of Place” and “The Good City and the Good Life” will speak Tuesday, April 8, at 2:45 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building. His talk, “Western Leadership, Directions and Relationships with the Nation,” is part of Political Science Professor Pete Simpson’s Wyoming Political Identify Crisis class. The public is invited to attend.
Kemmis’ newest book is “This Sovereign Land: A New Vision for Governing the West.” He has had articles published in national and regional magazines and journals on public policy in the West, democratic theory and practice, community and community building and regionalism, and he is frequently invited to speak on these and related topics at regional and national conferences.
A senior fellow at the Center for the Rocky Mountain West, Kemmis is a graduate of Harvard University and The University of Montana School of Law. He is the former mayor of Missoula, Mont., and a former speaker and minority leader of the Montana House of Representatives.