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Past Events – University Office for Diversity and Inclusion

POLI 203 Speaker Series: Andrea Harrison and Katie Monroe – CANCELED

Genome Sciences Building, 100 250 Belltower Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

This session of the POLI 203 Speaker Series, organized by Frank R. Baumgartner, will feature Andrea Harrison and Katie Monroe. Ms. Harrison is the youngest daughter of a slain mother whose killer was wrongfully convicted. When the original conviction was … Continued

POLI 203 Speakers Series Spring 2020

Genome Sciences Building, 100 250 Belltower Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

This session of the POLI 203 Speaker Series, organized by Frank R. Baumgartner, will feature Chris Turner. Mr. Turner was one of 17 young people in Washington, DC to be charged in a brutal killing, in what became known as … Continued

POLI 203 Speakers Series: Jimmie Dennis

Genome Sciences Building, 100 250 Belltower Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

This session of the POLI 203 Speaker Series, organized by Frank R. Baumgartner, will feature Jimmie Dennis. Mr. Dennis served over 25 years on Pennsylvania's death row for a crime he did not commit. Two federal legal decisions exonerated him; … Continued

POLI 203 Speakers Series: Gary Griffin and Ken Rose

Genome Sciences Building, 100 250 Belltower Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

This session of the POLI 203 Speaker Series, organized by Frank R. Baumgartner, will feature Gary Griffin and Ken Rose. Mr. Griffin served five years on Mississippi's death row before his death sentence was overturned. He was released from prison … Continued

POLI 203 Speaker Series: Kristen Bunch

Genome Sciences Building, 100 250 Belltower Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

This session of the POLI 203 Speaker Series, organized by Frank R. Baumgartner, will feature Kristen Bunch. Ms. Bunch was convicted of murder by arson and served more than 17 years before she was able to demonstrate that the fire … Continued

POLI 203 Speakers Series: David Boyce

Genome Sciences Building, 100 250 Belltower Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

This session of the POLI 203 Speaker Series, organized by Frank R. Baumgartner, will feature David Boyce. Mr. Boyce was wrongfully convicted of capital murder and robbery at age 20 after his roommate was found stabbed and killed in a … Continued