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Bayou to Beltway

Wednesdays at 12:30 PM & Saturdays at 5:30 PM

Each week Pearson Cross interviews Acadiana's most influential officials and news-makers.

Dr. Pearson Cross is Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at UL Lafayette. His principal areas of teaching are State and Local politics, Southern and Louisiana politics. He is a frequent commentator on political issues at the national, state and local level. He has published on topics including redistricting, elections, white supremacy, southern political culture, and the Louisiana Judiciary. He is currently working on a book about the politics of education reform in Louisiana. In addition to his radio show, Bayou to Beltway, Dr. Cross has a monthly column called Cross-wise in the Independent magazine (theind.com). Dr. Cross received his B.A., from San Francisco State University in 1985 and his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in Massachusetts in 1997. His first avocation is jazz piano; his second is southern cooking. He is married to Lisa Orten Cross and has one son, Elias, and one daughter, Lucy.

 

    Bayou to Beltway: January 22, 2019

    Jan 22, 2020

    On Bayou to Beltway this week, Dr. Holly Boffy, Louisiana Board of Secondary Education (BESE) member (District 7). Bayou to Beltway broadcasts at 12:30 Wednesday on KRVS, 88.7 fm.

    Bayou to Beltway: January 15, 2019

    Jan 15, 2020

    On Bayou to Beltway this week, biologist Dr. James Albert. Dr. Albert teaches at UL Lafayette and is one of the world's leading authorities in fresh-water fish species. Bayou to Beltway broadcasts at 12:30 Wednesday on KRVS, 88.7 fm.

    Bayou to Beltway: January 8, 2020

    Jan 8, 2020

    Bayou to Beltway this Wednesday at 12:30 (88.7 fm) talks with food security advocate Erin Brock.

    Bayou to Beltway: January 1, 2020

    Jan 6, 2020

    Each week Dr. Pearson Cross interviews Acadiana's most important officials and news-makers.

    Bayou to Beltway: December 18, 2019

    Dec 18, 2019

    Bayou to Beltway this Wednesday at 12:30 (88.7 fm) talks with economist and UL Professor, Dr. Gary Wagner.

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