Furman University political science professor Jim Guth, a widely respected scholar on the role of religion in American life, will present two lectures Thursday on the USC campus.
At 11 a.m., Guth plans to speak to a political science class on American Political Parties taught by professor Don Fowler. The lecture will be on "Religious Voting in the 2008 Election and Changes in Partisan Religious Coalitions Since 2004."
At 3 p.m., Guth will deliver a public lecture on "Religious Influence on Foreign Policy Attitudes of American Citizens." The session, in Room 135 of the USC Law School, 701 S. Main St., is open to USC faculty and students as well as the Columbia community.