Louisiana Institute of Higher Education

 

Lecture Description

 

 Mr. Chapman will discuss the Battle of New Orleans from the perspective of the United States - detailing the geopolitical consequences.

 

 

 

Lecturer Description

 

 Ron Chapman is a Professor of History at Nunez Community College in Chalmette, Louisiana.  He wrote The Battle of New Orleans: But For a Piece of Wood and has written numerous articles in magazines like Louisiana Life and New Orleans Magazine.  He also writes a weekly column for The St. Bernard Voice newspaper, the local official journal, for which he has received eight “Best Regular Column” awards over the past 28 years from the Louisiana Press Association.