The Department of Public Policy and Administration celebrates the life and work of Dr. Robert F. Bailey with the annual Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture. Bob Bailey was a cherished member of the Rutgers–Camden Department of Public Policy and Administration. The Bailey Lecture was established to recognize the contributions he made to our students, his colleagues, our campus, and Rutgers University. 

Dr. Stefan M. Bradley, Professor of Black Studies and History at Amherst College, will be the guest speaker. Dr. Bradley will present, “Upending the Ivory Tower: Black Student Activism Then and Now.” This free event will take place on March 30, 2022, from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. Registration is required. 

Dr. Bradley is the recipient of numerous awards and commendations for his scholarship, teaching, leadership, and service. Originally from Yakima, Washington, Bradley researches the effects of student activism on college campuses. He is author of the prize-winning monographs “Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League,” and “Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s.” Bradley is co-editor of “Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, The Demands of Transcendence.”