Former U.S. Representative David Bonior will speak at Oakland University March 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Oakland Center Gold Rooms.
Bonior represented Michigan's 10th Congressional District in Macomb and St. Clair counties from 1976 until last year, making him the longest serving congressman from that district. He also held the position of Democratic Whip, the second ranking Democrat in the House, for 10 years.
Bonior will be speaking at the Jacqueline Scherer Guest Series sponsored by the Oakland University Social Work Club, Social Work Concentration and Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
He recently accepted an appointment as professor of labor studies at Wayne State University. He also is the author of two books: “The Vietnam Veteran: A History of Neglect” and “Walking to Mackinac.”
Bonior attended the University of Iowa and received a master’s degree in history from Chapman College. He served in the United States Air Force and worked as a probation officer and adoption caseworker before being elected to the Michigan Legislature.
For more information on this event, contact the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at (248) 370-2420.