Dr. J. Blaine Hudson
Dr. J. Blaine Hudson is dean of the University of Louisville's College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Pan-African Studies.
In 2009 UofL's College of Arts and Sciences celebrated its 100th anniversary. Dr. Hudson discusses the university's significance to our community and talks about several Black History Month events taking place on campus for 2011.
Dr. Hudson is also well-known in Louisville as an historian and activist. He has been chair of the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission since 2000 and has served his native state on many historical, education and civil rights panels. He has received numerous honors for research and public service, including the 2002 Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Award from the mayor’s office.
Blaine Hudson is a lifelong Louisville resident, married, with three adult children, three adult stepchildren and six grandchildren. He is a 1967 graduate of Louisville Male High School, earned his B.S. in 1974 and M.Ed. in 1975 from the University of Louisville and his Ed.D. in 1981 from the University of Kentucky.
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- In this "Louisville Life", it's a howling good time with DJ Coyote Calhoun, we take a look around the unique Liberty Tattoo & Art Parlor and visit the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center. Dr. Blaine Hudson, dean of the University of Louisville's College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Pan-African Studies is our in-studio guest. Plus, see what develops in Et Cetera, when we profile famed photographer Kate Seston Matthews. (#510)