Lincoln Land Community College political science faculty will present a Constitution Day program Friday, Sept. 16 at noon entitled “Health Care and the Constitution.” The program takes place in the Trutter Center on LLCC’s Springfield campus, with the public invited.
The event will be facilitated by Professor Chris McDonald, Ph.D. Presenters are Professor John Vinzant, Ph.D., and Instructor Tony DiMaggio, who will discuss health care reform and how it relates to the Constitution.
Dr. McDonald joined the LLCC political science faculty in 1998. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from the University of Georgia and a B.A. from the University of Lancaster-Lancashire, England. He teaches courses in American government, international relations and world political systems, and is an expert on World War I.
Dr. Vinzant joined the LLCC political science faculty in 2002. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Southern Illinois University and a B.A. from Iowa State University. He teaches courses in American government, state and local government, and public administration.
Mr. DiMaggio is new to the LLCC faculty this fall. He earned bachelor and Master of Arts degrees from Illinois State University, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He teaches courses in political science.