Lawrence J. DeNardis

Lawrence J. DeNardis

Lawrence J. DeNardis

A graduate of Holy Cross College, Larry DeNardis served as professor of political science at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT, where he was also chair of the department.

Dr. DeNardis was elected as a Member of the United States House of Representatives, Washington, D. C. representing Connecticut’s Third district in 1980—the only Republican to represent the District in more than 50 years. Following his service in Congress, DeNardis served as Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.

He also served as President of the University of New Haven and is currently chairman of the Institute for New Democracies.