MONTCLAIR, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio will join Political Science and Law Professor Brigid Callahan Harrison in a conversation concerning his book, Standing on Principle: Lessons Learned in Public Life, Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 4 p.m.
Followed by a town hall style question and answer session with audience members, the event, is open to the public and will take place in Montclair State University’s Presentation Hall. Free tickets to the event can be found here.
According to his bio, Florio served as governor of New Jersey from 1990-1994. He entered public service in 1969 serving three terms in the New Jersey General Assembly, and in the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey's 1st Congressional District from 1974–1990. He is widely recognized for legacy as having authored the Superfund Law, working for Open Space protections, and for signing the strongest gun control laws in the nation.
Brigid Callahan Harrison, Ph. D. is a resident of Longport, N.J. She is the author of five books on American politics, and is a frequent commentator on national and New Jersey politics.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Law, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, The College of the Arts, the School of Communication and Media, and the Center for Student Involvement, the Political Science Club, College Republicans, and College Democrats at Montclair State University, as well as InsiderNJ.