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"America’s Global Battle for Hearts and Minds" lecture topic at BYU Oct. 3

Kenneth A. Osgood, an associate professor of history at Florida Atlantic University, will visit the Brigham Young University campus to present "America’s Global Battle for Hearts and Minds" at a Global Awareness Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Osgood joined Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in 2001 and is currently researching war and public diplomacy.He was the Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History at University College Dublin in Ireland during the 2006–2007 academic year.

At FAU in 2006, he received the Researcher of the Year Award for the College of Arts and Letters, and in 2004, he received the University Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Osgood received a bachelor's degee in history magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a master's degree and a doctorate in history from the University of California-Santa Barbara.

The lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne


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