Date: 5:00pm EDT April 7, 2014

Millennials, National Defense, and Inspiration

Lecture by Dr. Morten Ender, Professor of Sociology, Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership, United States Military Academy at West Point

Dr. Morten Ender is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point, the United States Military Academy. He earned an A.A. in General Education from the University of Maryland European Division, a B.A. in Sociology from Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Maryland.  He is an award-winning teacher at both the University of Maryland and West Point.  On the West Point faculty for his 32 semesters, he teaches Marriage & the Family, Sociological Theory, Armed Forces & Society, Social Inequality, and Organizational Culture & Socialization among other courses.

His research posts include fellowships at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute at Patrick Air Force Base, Cocoa Beach, Florida and in the Department of Military Psychiatry, at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC. In addition to West Point, he has taught at the University of Maryland European Division, the University of Maryland, College Park, the American College of Norway, Marymount University, and the University of North Dakota. He serves on the editorial board for the journal Armed Forces Society and is the Book Review Editor for Res Militaries. His research has been featured on The Washington Post among other media outlets. 

Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Delta, International Sociological Honor Society, andthe Department of Sociology.