A former student of Dr. Brissett, Dr. Sandstrom will speak on "Embracing Modest Hopes: Reflections on Teaching Inspired by Denny". Sandstrom recently received the Outstanding Teaching Award and the Regents' Award for Faculty Excellence from the University of Northern Iowa.
Dennis Brissett was a faculty member in the UMD School of Medicine from 1972 to 1996. He retired shortly before his death in 1996.
The lecture series is sponsored by UMD School of Medicine Associate Professor Gary Davis, and UMD Department of Sociology & Anthropology Assistant Professor Janelle Wilson in honor of their friend and colleague, Dennis Brissett.
THE LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC