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Legends of Simpson Lecture Series

Some of Simpson College’s most beloved emeriti faculty came together to present the Legends of Simpson Lecture Series, a five-part, virtual event covering a wide range of thought-provoking topics.

Joe Moody presents "The Medal of Honor and Other Medals of Valor." Moody served as a biology professor from 1976-2002.


Fred Jones presents “Race and the Shackles of Tradition.” Jones was a staple of the department of sociology and criminal justice department for nearly 50 years, serving as a full-time faculty member from 1970-2017.


Dr. John Epperson presents “A More Perfect Union? The Electoral College in an Age of Polarization.” Epperson served as a professor of political science from 1977 until his retirement in 2019.


Pat Singer presents “My 40-Year Romp Through DNA.” Singer’s tenure as a professor of biology professor spanned 36 years from 1982-2018.


Bruce Haddox presents “The Liberal Arts in a Post-Truth Era.” Haddox began his Simpson career in 1969, serving in multiple roles before retiring in 2006. In addition to his stint as a professor of religion, Haddox also served as vice president of academic affairs and spent one year as acting President.