Posted by William Nunnelley on 2010-10-06

Dr. Peter Kaufman, professor of leadership studies at the University of Richmond, will speak to Samford University religion and University Fellows students Thursday, Oct. 7, on the topic, “Hamlet’s Religion.”  The 3:45 p.m. program in Brock Forum of Dwight Beeson Hall is open to the public.

Dr. Kaufman was professor of history and of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for 29 years before joining Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies in 2008.  He holds the George Matthews and Virginia Brinkley Modin Chair in Leadership Studies.

He is the author of four books and numerous scholarly articles on medieval and reformation studies and the fathers of the early modern Christian church and their writings.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.