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Mondy-Carroll Lecture Tuesday at WBC


Dr. James Kerfoot, an assistat professor of biology at Union University in Jackson, Tenn., will present the 2013 Mondy-Carroll Lecture at Williams Baptist College.  The address is scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m.

Kerfoot’s lecture, entitled “Strangers in Paradise,” will focus on introduced species in Florida. 

Kerfoot obtained his bachelors and masters degrees in biological sciences from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.  He also spent time researching in the Everglades and Big Cypress National Preserve in south Florida while working on his Ph.D. from the Florida Institute of Technology.

The Mondy-Carroll Lectureship, which deals with the natural sciences, was endowed by the late Dr. Nell Mondy of Ithaca, N.Y.  Mondy was a Pocahontas, Ark., native who named the lectureship in honor of several late relatives from the Pocahontas and Walnut Ridge area.

The lecture will take place in room 101 of the Sloan Center.  There is no charge and the public is encouraged to attend.

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