Morris O'Kelly is the son of two music educators and is a graduate of
After an 11 year stint in the music industry, he began branching out into entertainment journalism, scribing for newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals. After a number of critically acclaimed Op/Ed pieces in the Los Angeles Times, he decided to combine his love of writing and media production.
Presently, O'Kelly is a regular political commentator for the BBC Radio Network regarding the American political system, HuffPo Live and author of the syndicated column, The Mo'Kelly Report.
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Saladin Malik Ambar is Assistant Professor in the department of Political Science where he teaches courses in American politics on the American presidency and governorship, race and American political development, and political parties and elections.
He is a 2008 graduate of Rutgers University's PhD program in political science and a 2007 fellow of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Professor Ambar is the author of the forthcoming book How Governors Built the Modern American Presidency (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).
He is currently working on a manuscript on Malcolm X's participation in the 1964 Oxford Union debate, where he examines the role of race,religion, and identity politics in both the United States and United Kingdom. Since his arrival in 2009, Professor Ambar has been active in Lehigh's Africana Studies program where he has taught courses in Black Political Thought, along with a First Year Seminar on the Political Philosophy of Barack Obama.
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