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Lehigh University
Political Science
Lehigh University
Master's
University of California at Santa Cruz
PhD

Education

Lehigh University (Political Science)

Lehigh University (Master's)

University of California at Santa Cruz (PhD)

About H.L.

Dr. H. Lavar, Ph.D. is former Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University (Athens, OH). "His research focuses on the intersection between Race & Ethnic Politics, Political Communication, and American Political Development. Dr. H.L. has written journal articles and book chapters on rap music as a form of political communication in the aftermath of the Civil Rights and Racial Justice Movement, including: "Hyphy Rap Music, Cooptation, and Black Fanatics in Oakland, CA (1994–2010)" and "The Politics of Violence, Hustling, and Contempt in the Oakland, CA Rap Music Scene."

He developed this focus and specialization through: practice as a professional disc jockey (DJ) in locale scenes; through research while earning a Ph.D. in Politics at the University of California, Santa Cruz; and though course design and instruction at undergraduate, graduate, and community college levels. During this time, Dr. H.L. also created multiple special topics Political Science, Africana Studies, and Gender Studies courses including: a course on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s COINTELPRO program and quest to hunt the “Black Messiah” and a course on the local development of rap music in 24 inner-city locations.

Please contact me for additional information and to schedule lessons.
Dr. H. Lavar, Ph.D. is former Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University (Athens, OH). "His research focuses on the intersection between Race & Ethnic Politics, Political Communication, and American Political Development. Dr. H.L. has written journal articles and book chapters on rap music as a form of political Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Naperville, IL 60567
English:
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Writing
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Government & Politics

I hold a Ph.D. in Politics from University of California, Santa Cruz, I have over 10 years of teaching and research experience in Political Science.

During my teaching experience, my core responsibilities included creating and/or designing courses, leading lecture/classroom sessions, grading in-class exams and take-home analytical essays, calculating and submitting final grades for 15 to 100 students per course. Course assignments included: “U.S. Government,” President & Congress”; “Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Public Opinion,” and “Power, Rap Music, and Urban America.”

Political Science

I hold a Ph.D. in Politics from University of California, Santa Cruz, I have over 10 years of teaching and research experience in Political Science.

During my teaching experience, my core responsibilities included creating and/or designing courses, leading lecture/classroom sessions, grading in-class exams and take-home analytical essays, calculating and submitting final grades for 15 to 100 students per course. Course assignments included: “U.S. Government,” President & Congress”; “Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Public Opinion,” and “Power, Rap Music, and Urban America.”

Lehigh University
Political Science
Lehigh University
Master's
University of California at Santa Cruz
PhD

Education

Lehigh University (Political Science)

Lehigh University (Master's)

University of California at Santa Cruz (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

H.L. will travel within 40 miles of Naperville, IL 60567.