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CampionLectureimage.smallDavid A. Campion

Inaugural Lecture


Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
Associate Professor of History

Lewis & Clark College


“The Individual and History”

Monday, March 19, 2012, 5 p.m.
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Reception immediately following in Frank Manor House
Free and open to the general public.


David Campion joined the Pamplin Society of Fellows in 2011. He has been a member of the Lewis & Clark College history department since 2002 where he teaches survey courses on British history from the late Middle Ages to the present and South Asian history from antiquity to the present.
His upper-level courses focus on the British Empire, Modern Ireland, Victorian Britain and comparative decolonization  He has published articles on policing and civil order in colonial India, railways security in colonial India, parliamentary reform of the London Police, and comparative nationalism in Britain and its empire.
His current research interests include the politics of decolonization in Malta and the impact of Irish republicanism on the British Empire.
With this inauguration lecture, Professor Campion joins Curtis Johnson, Political Science; Janice Lochner, Chemistry; and Art O’Sullivan, Economics as a Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Distinguished Professor.  Professor emeritus Stephen Dow Beckham served as one of the initial four Pamplin professors before his retirement.



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