Friends of Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Friday, August 19, 2022

Peter Coogan-March 5


The Worst American President, by Peter Coogan

Jim Gerhart, Friends of Smith Mountain Lake State Park

At 3:00 p.m. on February 5th at the SML State Park Discovery Center, Peter Coogan will present, “The Worst American President”  Dr. Coogan, who received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, is an associate professor of history at Hollins University. Among the topics he teaches are; American foreign relations, international relations and American political history. Dr. Coogan is excited about his lecture topic. This is the third year Dr Coogan has been a presenter for the Lecture Series.  His topics have generated a lot of interest and curiosity and consequently his presentations are always well attended.