27 Oct 2009

Dr. Victor Stater Speaks to World History Honors and AP Students

Guest speaker, Dr. Victor L. Stater, spoke to Christy Kessler’s World History Honors and AP students about Stuart England on Tuesday, October 27. 

A professor at LSU, Dr. Stater teaches Western Civilization – 1500 to present as well as graduate level seminars on modern Europe and Stuart Englan.  Dr. Stater is the author of “Duke Hamilton is Dead!” and a contributor and editor to several other works.  Historians debate the level of individual role in historical events verus larger social, economic and religious forces.  One way to look at this issue is through the institution of monarchy.  Dr. Stater discussed that individual personalities can alter historical events.