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Stewart Harris

Stewart Harris

Celebrate the Freedom to Read

August 27, 2019

As part of the Washington County Public Library’s celebration of Banned Book Week, Stewart Harris speaks, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. in the library’s conference room, Abingdon Virginia.

Harris is the creator of the National Public Radio show “Your Weekly Constitutional.” His topic is “The Constitution and the Freedom to Read.”

Harris is a visiting associate professor of law at Lincoln Memorial University.

He graduated from Princeton University in 1983. In his sophomore year, he was selected for admission to the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His independent work at the Wilson School focused primarily upon international security and nuclear weapons policy.

In 1999, Harris began teaching at the University of Florida College of Law. From 2001 to 2016, he taught at the Appalachian School of Law. While there, he earned the Faculty Scholarship Award and multiple awards for teaching. He also teaches constitutional law during the summer semester at the University of Tennessee College of Law. In 2016, he started teaching at the Duncan School of Law at LMU.

In 2011, Professor Harris created a public radio show,” Your Weekly Constitutional.” The show is produced at WETS-FM, the NPR affiliate in Johnson City, Tennessee, and syndicated nationally. YWC is underwritten by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at Montpelier, the historic home of the Father of the Constitution, James Madison.

For more information, visit www.wcpl.net.