Ohio Wesleyan Professor to Discuss Mexican Migration to Central Ohio

Robert J. Gitter, Ph.D., to Deliver Free Vogel Lecture on April 12

Professor Robert J. Gitter, Ph.D., will present “LaTravesia a Delaware y Columbus (The Journey to Delaware and Columbus): A Look at Mexican Migration to Central Ohio” on April 12. (Photo courtesy of Robert J. Gitter)

DELAWARE, OHIO – Ohio Wesleyan University economics professor Robert J. Gitter, Ph.D., will present “LaTravesia a Delaware y Columbus (The Journey to Delaware and Columbus): A Look at Mexican Migration to Central Ohio” at 7:30 p.m. April 12 in Benes Room B in OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is Ohio Wesleyan’s 28th Joseph and Edith Vogel Lecture. Sponsored by the OWU Department of History, the Vogel Lecture is made possible by a generous gift from their son, Ezra F. Vogel, Ph.D., a 1950 Ohio Wesleyan graduate, native of Delaware, Ohio, and retired professor of East Asian Studies at Harvard University.


Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities, with more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Located in Delaware, Ohio, just minutes north of Ohio’s capital and largest city, Columbus, the university combines a globally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that translate classroom theory into real-world practice. OWU’s close-knit community of 1,850 students represents 47 states and 57 countries. Ohio Wesleyan was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” and is included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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