Northwood University Dr. John Pafford to Speak on Grover Cleveland

Dr. John M. Pafford

On Thursday, October 24, at 7 p.m., Northwood University’s Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise will host Dr. John Pafford who will discuss his latest book, “The Forgotten Conservative: Rediscovering Grover Cleveland.” The lecture will take place in Sloan 114 (Sloan Family Building for Aftermarket Studies) on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. Faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to attend this free event.

Dr. Pafford, professor emeritus, taught history and philosophy at Northwood University from 1976-2013 and received the Northwood University Award for Faculty Excellence in 1995. A member of the Board of Scholars of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, he is the author of six books, including “Russell Kirk” and “John Jay: The Forgotten Founder” as well as numerous articles on history, theology and contemporary events. He received his doctorate from International College in Los Angeles.

Questions about the event may be directed to Professor Mariana Grigoras at 989.837.4253, or Dr. Dale Matcheck at 989.837.4256,


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