Plenary Panel Announced

The afternoon plenary session panelists for the April 16, 2011 Spring NEHA Meeting have been announced, and we will be posting their papers here for you to read and consider in advance of the conference. We look forward to a lively round table discussion.

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The plenary asks, “Can the Historical Past Provide Clues to Sound Public Policy on Immigration & Migration in Today’s World?”


Rachel Gillett, Visiting Assistant Professor, Boston College, “‘Of arms and the man I sing’: Citizenship, migration, and the promise of military service

Dr. Janette Greenwood, Clark University, “Black Migration to Worcester – Lessons Learned”

Dr. John McClymer, Assumption College, “Chinese Exclusion”

Dr. Kristen Petersen, Mass College of Pharmacy & Health Services, “Teaching Arizona: Government and Americanization in Historical Perspective”