Northwood University to Host Dr. Lee Trepanier Lecture on Democracy and the Administrative State

Dr. Lee Trepanier

On Thursday, November 14, at 7 p.m., Northwood University’s Forum for Citizenship & Enterprise will host Dr. Lee Trepanier who will discuss the topic “Democracy and the Administrative State: Weber, Tocqueville, and Today.” The lecture will take place in Griswold Lecture Hall on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to attend this free event.

Dr. Lee Trepanier is a professor of political science at Saginaw Valley State University. He is the author and editor of over a dozen books, including “The Political Companion to Saul Bellow,” “Dostoevsky’s Political Thought” and “LDS in USA: Mormonism and the Making of American Culture.” He received his doctorate and master’s degrees from Louisiana State University and his bachelor’s degree from Marquette University.

Questions about the event may be directed to Dr. Lance Lewis, academic dean, at 989.837.4125 or  


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