We’re excited about our main speakers for 2017!

Dr. Mark C. Schug is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and has taught for 36 years at the middle school, high school, and university levels. He directed the UW-Milwaukee Center for Economic Education for 12 years. For the past eight years, he has worked full-time managing an economic education and research consulting business.

Mark is a widely recognized scholar, having written and edited over 230 articles, books, and national curriculum materials. He enjoys speaking and writing about topics in economic education, American economic history and financial education. He has spoken to local, state, and national groups throughout the United States and in 12 other countries.

On Sunday evening, we’ll be screening the University of Kansas Civil War era movie titled Dawn of Day: Stories from the Underground Railroad and Q & A tentatively scheduled with Kansas State University professor Brad Burenheide.