Photos from the Feb. 27 class of the Clinton Presidency

"The Vice Presidency and the Presidency in the Political System"

Michael Nelson (B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A. and Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University) teaches courses on U.S. Politics, the American Presidency, and the Constitutional Convention. In addition, Dr. Nelson participates in the College's humanities course, The Search for Values in the Light of Western History and Religion. Before coming to Rhodes in 1991, he taught at Vanderbilt University for thirteen years and was the editor of The Washington Monthly.

His most recent books are Governing Gambling: Politics and Policy in State, Tribe, and Nation (2001), The Elections of 2000 (2001), The Presidency and the Political System, 6th ed. (2000), The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-1998 (1999), and Celebrating the Humanities: A Half Century of the Search Course at Rhodes College (1996).

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Dr. Michael Nelson makes his presentation on the Vice Presidency -- an overview of the office across time.

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The class and guests listen to Dr. Nelson.

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Nelson emphasizes a point.

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A student questions Dr. Nelson.

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Dr. Nelson listens to a student's question.

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Dr. Nelson responds to a student's quesiton.

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Dr. Nelson visits with a student during a break.

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Students and guests enjoy a break.

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Students comment on the evening's class.

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This photo shows our video crew -- all UALR students -- as well as members of the class and guests.

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The class receives some good news.