PROVO — Kenneth A. Osgood, an associate professor of history at Florida Atlantic University, will speak on "America's Global Battle for Hearts and Minds" at a Global Awareness Lecture Wednesday at noon in Room 238 of Brigham Young University's Herald R. Clark Building.

Osgood joined Florida Atlantic University in 2001 and is currently researching war and public diplomacy. He was the Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History at University College Dublin in Ireland during the 2006-07 academic year.

The public is welcome.