Friday, October 2, 2015
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute
111 Thayer Street
Friday, October 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Dennis Dalton, Professor Emeritus, Barnard College, Columbia University — Gandhi at the Center of Modern Indian Intellectual Discourse
Dalton is regarded world wide as a leading authority on the thought and leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and civil disobedience. Before his retirement from Barnard College, Columbia University, he was also known for his lectures on political theory from Plato to the present, eastern and western philosophies. He began teaching at Barnard in 1969, and had a reputation as an eloquent speaker, teaching large classes in classical and modern political theory of over 800 students. From 1969 through 2008, Dennis Gilmore Dalton was the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University where he received tenure after twelve years. Dalton holds a Ph.D., University of London, 1965, M.A., University of Chicago, 1962, and B.A., Rutgers University, 1960.