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Foerster Lectures on the Immortality of the Soul
Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures
Howison Lectures in Philosophy
Jefferson Memorial Lectures
Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture
Carl O. Sauer Memorial Lecture
Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade
October 19, 2004
UC Berkeley Campus
Ken Jowitt, a political scientist with appointments at UC Berkeley and the Hoover Institution at Stanford, argues how 9/11 changed the concept of globalization into Americanization and explains his support for the Bush Administration's doctrine of pre-emptive war.
Ken Jowitt is a renowned University of California, Berkeley professor emeritus of political science and Hoover Institution senior fellow. He specializes in the study of comparative politics, social theory and communist and post-communist studies. Jowitt is particularly interested in types of anti-Western ideologies that have and will continue to appear in the near future. Widely recognized for his scholarship in political science, Professor Jowitt has delivered numerous invited lectures at universities across the country including the 1997 presidential address at Whitman College and the Princeton University Lecture Series in 1998. In 1998, he was the Jean Monnet Visiting Scholar lecturing at the European University in Florence, Italy. Professor Jowitt has won many of UC Berkeley’s major and prestigious teaching awards including the University Distinguished Teaching Award, the Jacobus ten Broek teaching award, the first Social Science Large Undergraduate Lecture class award, and the Department of Political Science Teaching Award. His engaging, thought provoking, and entertaining speaking style has made him a sought-after lecturer in both intellectual and professional settings.