Seminary Colloquium: David R. Williams
Addresses the topic of "Inter-Cultural Understandings for a Multi-Cultural Age"
Fri, March 29, 2019 @ 08:30 am - 01:00 pm
The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University is pleased to announce David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, as its colloquium speaker the morning of March 29 in the Seminary Chapel.
Williams’ topic will be “Inter-Cultural Understandings for a Multi-Cultural Age.” Currently, Williams is the Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is also a professor of African and African American studies and sociology at Harvard University. Previously, he served on the faculty of Yale University (six years) and the University of Michigan (14 years).
Ranked by Reuters (2014) as one of the world’s most influential scientific minds, Williams is an alumnus of Andrews University, Loma Linda University and the University of the Southern Caribbean and is an internationally recognized authority on social influences on health as well as other sociocultural issues of importance.
Andrews University is proud of all its graduates and their accomplishments and is gladdened by the significant contributions Williams has made in the areas of sociology, health, academia and religion.
Due to speaker popularity and the relevance of this topic to the entire community, attendees are encouraged to arrive early for a choice seat.
This free event will be held, Friday, March 29, at the Seminary Chapel from 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.