The lecture, entitled "The Conservative Road Not Taken: The Politics and Poetry of Peter Viereck," will explore the state of disarray of modern conservatism and identify Peter Viereck's brand of compassionate conservatism, which argued for a middle way between the extremes of left and right, as well as examine the family history that led to this position.
Szefel is assistant professor in the History Department at Pacific University. She received her bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. From there she attended the University of Virginia, where she received her masters degree, then attended University of Rochester, located in New York, for her doctorate.
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