Acclaimed Author Charles C. Mann Announced as KSAS Master’s Degree Ceremony Speaker

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Acclaimed Author Charles C. Mann announced as John Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Master’s Degree Ceremony speaker

More than 450 graduates to attend ceremony

Critically acclaimed author and journalist Charles C. Mann has been selected as the Class of 2016 graduation speaker for the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Master’s Degree Ceremony.

Mann’s work has appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world, among them The Atlantic Monthly, Der Spiegel, Fortune, The Independent,The New York Times, and Science. He has written or co-written seven books, including 1491, which won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Keck Award for the best book of the year, and 1493, a New York Times best-seller.

“It is an honor to welcome such an acclaimed author to celebrate graduation with us this May,” said Brandon Boulter, Assistant Dean of Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. “His work covers the intersection of science, technology, and commerce, and I know that his insights will inspire the Class of 2016 as they graduate into bright careers.”

Spring graduation exercises will take place at 11AM EST on May 23, 2016 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, Maryland. Over 450 graduates will walk across the stage and be congratulated on the completion of their programs in the science, art, and humanities fields.

AAP, a division within Johns Hopkins University, provides graduate programs via campuses in the Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland areas including, Baltimore and Rockville. Graduates from the division’s online programs will also be in attendance.