David Abernethy: A Fortunate Life

David Abernethy: A Fortunate Life

Stanford Emeriti Council Autobiographical Reflections

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In a lecture on Nov. 20, 2019, entitled “A Fortunate Life,” David Abernethy, Stanford Professor of Political Science, Emeritus reflects on the advantages of being born into an American, white, middle class, Protestant family. His youthful commitment to doing something about sub-Saharan Africa led to summer experiences in Nigeria and Guinea with Operation Crossroads Africa and eventually to filling a new faculty billet at Stanford in African polit...Read More
In a lecture on Nov. 20, 2019, entitled “A Fortunate Life,” David Abernethy, Stanford Prof...Read More