D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

Keith Knutson

Research Fellow 2011-12

Keith Knutson

Professor, Chair, History
kaknutson@viterbo.edu
608-796-3496

Presentations

  • Taught history for Eastern Michigan University's European Cultural History, traveling for five weeks from London to Istanbul, Summer 2013.
  • With Michael Smuksta, organized and presented at Viterbo's Constitution Day celebration.
  • "Liberal Arts in the 21st Century" at the 2014 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Conference, Honolulu, Jan. 2014.
  • "Political Culture of La Crosse and the State of Wisconsin" for the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Program.
  • “Human Rights” to the Unitarian Universalists in honor of United Nations Day in La Crosse, Wis., October 2008.
  • “Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights” at Viterbo University, October 2008.
  • “Enforcing Virtue: Prohibition and the Temperance Movement“, Viterbo University’s D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, February 2009.
  • Temperance: A Conference on the Cardinal Virtues. The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership. Viterbo University. Paper/Presentation:
    “Enforcing Virtue: Prohibition and the Temperance Movement” April 2009.
  • European Consortium for Political Research. Standing group on the European Union. Fifth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics. Porto, Portugal. Britain’s Functional Approach To Integration: The Lisbon Treaty, 15 years in The Making (Peer Reviewed) June 2010.
  • Norskadalen:The North Sea Mackeral Wars. Westby, Wis., fall 2010.
  • We the Peoples: An International Conference on Human Rights. La Crosse, Wis., October 2010.
  • Foundations for Human Rights: Does the U.S. Live up to Its Self-Image?
  • Humanities Symposium: Money, Wealth, and the Common Good. "Sustainable Economic Growth and the Necessity of Equitable Wealth Distribution", Viterbo University, February 2011.
  • Faith: A Conference on the Theological Virtues. The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership. Viterbo University. Paper/Presentation: “Faith for Peace–Faith in History”, March 2011.
  • Hope: A Conference on the Theological Virtues. The D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership. Viterbo University. Paper/Presentation:  “Martin Luther King Jr. and the Dream of a Post-Racial Society”, March 2012.

Other

  • La Crosse Tribune Opinion Page: Turkish Politics. 2013
  • La Crosse Tribune Opinion Page: Constitution Day. 2013
  • La Crosse Tribune Opinion Page: In defense of Congressman Ron Kind. 2013
  • La Crosse Tribune Opinion Page: Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 2013
  • La Crosse Tribune Opinion Page: Columns on the Current Political Culture of Italy, Immigration, Voter Turn Out, Youth Voter Impact, Post Election Analysis, Bipartisanship Rush Limbaugh and Republican Party. 2008–09.
  • La Crosse Tribune Opinion Page writing: summer 2010, six columns on political circumstances submitted form London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin. Summer 2010.
  • Ongoing debate column with Sean Parnell, president of the Center of Competitive Politics.
  • Arranged the Congress to Campus Visit of two retired members of Congress, Nick Smith and Sam Coppersmith, to visit Viterbo University in celebration of Constitution Day. September 2008.
  • Guest on Wisconsin Public Television’s Teen Connection discussing Youth Voting Participation; Joy Cardine Show discussing Youth Voting Participation.
  • Guest lecturer for the Rochester Diocese discussion on Immigration.