Virtual Lecture - The Collections and Programs of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum
Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture
Time: 7 pm - 8 pm
From ship models to flags to swords, visitors will find these and more at the nation's oldest navy museum right here in Annapolis. Dr. Claude Berube, the Director of the Naval Academy Museum will join us to discuss the museum's collections and programs that people can access even in the COVID-19 environment.
Cost: Free; Suggested Donation $15.
This lecture will be offered virtually by Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Upon registration, you will be sent the link for the video conference to join on the evening of the lecture. If you do not receive your confirmation email after you register, please check your Spam folder, or email Carolyn Fifer at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Zoom and to download the app to your computer, visit the Zoom website.
About Our Presenter: Dr. Claude Berube has served as Director of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum since 2012. Since 2005, he has taught as both a military officer and civilian at the United States Naval Academy where his courses included American Government, Terrorism, Campaigns & Elections, Intelligence & National Security. Maritime Security Challenges, Naval History, and Emergent Naval Warfare. He wrote his doctoral dissertation on the Navy during Andrew Jackson's presidency . He was a 2004 Brookings Institution LEGIS Fellow and a 2010 Maritime Security Studies Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. He has worked on political campaigns, as an analyst and team leader at the Office of Naval Intelligence, as a national security fellow in the U.S. Senate, and as a defense contractor for Naval Sea Systems Command and the Office of Naval Research. A Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, he has served on active duty assignments in Europe, the Persian Gulf in 2004-2005 with Expeditionary Strike Group Five, and Joint Task Force-Guantanamo Bay. He is a contributing editor at War on the Rocks and is the host of the Naval Academy Museum's naval history podcast "Preble Hall". His sixth and seven books will be published in 2021.