University of Vermont

Burack Distinguished Lecture Series

Previous Lecturers

Spring 2015

Alan Alda - February 2
Helping The Public Get Beyond A Blind Date With Science

Hosted by Writing in the Disciplines, Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, and the Office of the Vice President for Research

Kevin Murphy - February 11 [Recorded Video]
Health Care Markets & The Value of Biomedical Advances

Hosted by the Departments of Medicine and Surgery

Richard Wolff - March 17 [Recorded Video]
Deepening Economic Problems And New Solutions

Hosted by the Department of Economics

S. Brent Plate - March 24 [Recorded Video]
Spirituality And Sensuality: Why Bodies Matter More Than Belief

Hosted by the Humanities Center

Michael Reisch - March 25 [Recorded Video]
Can American Democracy Survive In A Diverse But Unequal Society?

Hosted by the Department of Social Work

Laura Shapiro - March 30 [Recorded Video]
Eleanor's Power Menus: Stuffed Eggs And Shrim Wiggle In The FDR White House

Hosted by the Food Systems Graduate Program with the Department of Anthropology, The Department of History, and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program

Alfredo Corchado - April 9 [Recorded Video]
Midnight In Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through A Country's Descent Into Darkness

Hosted by the Department of History

Gar Alperovitz - April 13
Building Towards The Next System And A Community Sustaining Economy

Hosted by the Gund Institute, Rubenstein School of the Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Economics, Community Development and Applied Economics, and the Department of Political Science

Teresa Balser - April 21 [Recorded Video]
Creating An Ecologically Conscious And Globally Engaged Citizenry - Is It Time To Embrace A New Educational Paradigm?

Hosted by the Rubenstein School of the Environment and Natural Resources and the Center for Teaching and Learning

Fall 2014

Timothy Badman - September 3 [Recorded Video]
The World Heritage Program: A Laboratory For Linking Nature and Culture
Hosted by the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

Dr. Georg Gratzer - September 10 [Recorded Video]
The Future of Mountain Forests In A Changing World: Studies from Africa, Europe, and Asia
Hosted by the Professor William Keeton, Forestry Program, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

Alan Taylor - September 18 [Recorded Video]
The Internal Enemy: Slavery And War In Virginia, 1772-1832
Hosted by the Department of History

Brian D. Taylor - September 24 [Recorded Video]
Who Knows About Kids These Days? Understanding The Travel Behavior of Teens And Young Adults
Hosted by the Transportation Research Center

Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski - October 9 [Recorded Video]
Roles For Women IN Colonial Fantasies Of 14th-Century France: Pierre Dubois And Phillippe De Mézières
Hosted by the Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics

Tony Kushner - October 11 [Recorded Video]
A Dialogue With Tony Kushner
Hosted by the Department of Theatre

Eric Fingerhut - October 12 [Recorded Video]
Jewish Life On Campus: Vermont, America, Israel And The World
Hosted by the Department of English and UVM Hillel

Sumathi Ramaswamy - October 13
Art On The Line: Cartography & Creativity In A Divided World
Hosted by the Department of the Department of History

David N. Figlio - October 16 [Recorded Video]
Are Tenure-Track Faculty Better Teachers?
Hosted by Tammy Kolbe, Kieran M. Killeen, and Deborah Hunter,
Department of Leadership and Development Sciences;
Julie Roberts, Professor and Director, Linguistics Program

Kelly Clifton - November 4 [Recorded Video]
Do Local Businesses Cash In From Green Transportation
Hosted by the Transportation Research Center

Anita M. McGahan - November 20
Innovation In Global Health
Hosted by the School of Business Administration

Spring 2014

Dr. Paul Reider - Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Chemistry in Service To Society: 35 Years of Success and Failure in Bringing New Medicines to the Patients who Need Them
Hosted by the Chemistry Department

Dr. David Wilcove - Thursday, March 13, 2014
Case Of The Killer Cookie: Logging, Oil Palm, And Biodiversity Conservation In Southeast Asia
Hosted by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Dr. John E. Bates - Thursday, April 10, 2014
Developmental Models Of Behavioral Adjustment
Hosted by the Department of Psychological Science

Dr. Patricia Lyon Mokhtarian - Monday, April 14, 2014
The Implications Of Travel-Based Multi-Tasking For Modeling And Policy: A Conceptual Exploration
Hosted by the Transportation Research Center

Charles-Philippe David - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Globalization Of Walls And Fences In International Relations
Hosted by the Department of Political Science and Associate Dean John P. Burke

J.R. McNeill - Monday, April 28, 2014
How Hungry Mosquitoes Liberated The Americas, 1776-1898
Hosted by the Department of Anthropology

Fall 2013

Dr. James Berger - September 12-13, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Reproducibility of Science: P-values and Multiplicity
Sponsored by Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Daniel H. Janzen, Ph.D. - Thursday, September 19, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Conserving Tropical Biodiversity
Sponsored by the Environmental Program, Biology Department, the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and the Department of Plant and Soil Science

Doug Mills - September 23, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Through The Lens Of A Camera: My 30 Years In The White House
Sponsored by the Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Initiative, the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, and the Department of Political Science

Joel Berger - Thursday, September 26, 2013
Conservation's Unwieldy Path -- Big Animals In An Increasingly Peopled World
Sponsored by the Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR)

Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D. - October 2, 2013 [Recorded Video]
The Structure and Development of Executive Control in Preschoolers...And Why It Matters
Sponsored by the Department of Psychology

Mary Jo Kreitzer - October 7, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Cultivating Wellbeing In Our Lives And Communities
Hosted by Laura Mann Center for Integrative Health, Program in Integrative Health at UVM Collge of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Healthcare, University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Professor Gary D. Libecap - Thursday, October 10, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations
Sponsored by the Department of Economics

Rick Prelinger - Monday, October 14, 2013
Film: An Eternal Present?

Hosted by the Department of Film and Television Studies

Felipe Fernández-Armesto - Thursday, October 24, 2013
A Typical Latin American Country - The United States: The Connected Histories Of The Americas In Global Perspective

Hosted by Dr. Holly-Lynn Busier, College of Education and Social Services and Alfred J. Andrea, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

Miriam Nelson, Ph.D. - Friday, November 1, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Nutrition, Physical Activity, And Obesity Prevention: Advancing Public Health Through Sustainable Change

Hosted by the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Thomas A. Heberlein - Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Avoiding The Cognitive Fix Keeper Hole - Environmental Solutions Without Attitude Change
Hosted by the Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources

Dr. José Holguín-Veras - Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Lessons From The Haiti And Japan Disasters For Humanitarian Logistics
Hosted by the Transportation Research Center

Dr. Connie A. Woodhouse - Thursday, November 14, 2013
Tree Rings, Drought And Water Resources
Hosted by the Departments of Geography and Geology (CAS), RSENR and CEMS

Charles Busch - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The Lady In Question Is Charles Busch
Hosted by the University Department of Theatre

Spring 2013

Dr. Pamela Matson - January 20, 2013 [Recorded Video]
A New Era in Global Change Science: Linking Knowledge and Action for Sustainability
Sponsored by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Kristen Renn, Ph.D. - February 4, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Activism and Identity: New Challenges and Opportunities for Campus and Community
Sponsored by the Department of Leadership & Development Sciences and the Center for Cultural Pluralism

Dr. John Landis - February 15, 2013
How Should We Grow? Using GIS To Forecast Future Urban Growth Patterns And Their Impacts
Sponsored by the Transportation Research Center

Dr. Bruce Grant - February 21, 2013
The Edifice Complex: Social Lives Of Architecture In The Contemporary Caucasus
Sponsored by Russian and East European Studies and Anthropology

Anne Makepeace - March 20, 2013
Against All Odds: The Return Of A Vanished Native American Language
Sponsored by Romance Languages and Linguistics and the Center for Cultural Pluralism

Jonathan Rubin, Ph.D. - April 5, 2013 [Recorded Video]
Low Carbon Transportation Fuels: Climate Change & Energy Security
Sponsored by the UVM Transportation Research Center

Dr. Paul Ehrlich - April 30, 2013
What Are The Chances A Collapse Of Civilization Can Be Avoided?
Sponsored by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Fall 2012

Patrick Hostert - September 7, 2012 [Recorded Video]
How the Fall of Communism Transformed Land Use in Europe: An Integration of Approaches Using Satellite Imagery
Co-Sponsored by Forestry Program, Rubenstein School of Enviroment and Natural Resources

Edward Conture - September 20, 2012
Children Who Stutter: Understanding and Helping Them
UVM Host: Barry Guitar - Communication Sciences and Disorders

Catherine Lutz - September 25, 2012 [Recorded Video]
Inequality, Myth, And The American Automobile System
Co-Sponsored by Global and Regional Studies Program and Transportation Research Center

Barry M. Popkin - October 4, 2012 [Recorded Video]
The World Is Fat: Global Changes In The Ways We Live And How This Has Affected How We Eat, Drink And Move
Sponsored by The UVM Food Systems Spire

Caroline Bruzelius - October 8, 2012 [Recorded Video]
Modeling The Historical Past: Digital Technologies And The Humanities In The 21st Century
Co-Sponsored by the Departments of History, Art and Art History, and Religion

Lloyd E. Ambrosius - October 15, 2012 [Recorded Video]
Presidential Choices In A Divided America
Co-Sponsored by the Departments of History, Women's and Genders Studies, and ALANA U.S. Ethnic Studies

Sandra Steingraber - October 24, 2012 [Recorded Video]
From Food To Fracking - Human Health And The Environment
Sponsored by the Environmental Program

Gene Brody - November 8, 2012 [Recorded Video]
Gene-Environment Interplay Research from the Center for Contextual Genetics
Sponsored by the Psychology Department and Neuroscience, Behavior, and Health TRI

Richard Schrock - November 14, 2012 [Recorded Video]
A Nobel Prize From The Outside And Inside
Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry

Professor Todd Gitlin - November 29, 2012 [Recorded Video]
Can There Be An Occupy 2.0?

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the College of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2012

Joel Nigg - April 18, 2012
UVM Host: Rae Nishi

Beth Harry - April 9, 2012
UVM Host: Holly-Lynn Busier

Louis Ptáček - April 9, 2012
UVM Host: Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Initiative

Ying-Hui Fu - April 9, 2012
UVM Host: Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Initiative

Robert Cervero - April 5, 2012
UVM Host: Richard A. Watts, Transportation Research Center and Community Development & Applied Economics

Steve Schroeder - April 5, 2012
UVM Host: Mark Bouton, Department of Psychology

Fall 2011

Steve Reich - Wednesday, November 16, 2011
UVM Host: David Feurzeig, UVM Music Department

Theodore C. Bestor - Friday, November 11, 2011
UVM Host: Asian Studies Program and College of Arts & Sciences

Oliver Mayer - Thursday, October 27, 2011
UVM Host: ALANA U.S Ethnic Studies

Dr. Stephen Brookfield - Tuesday, October 18, 2011
UVM Host: Community-University Partnerships & Service-Learning

Dr. Susan Handy - Tuesday, September 27, 2011
UVM Host: Transportation Research Center

Paul Michael Lützeler - Monday, September 26, 2011
UVM Host: Department of German and Russian

Michael Otsuka - Wednesday, September 7, 2011
UVM Host: Department of Philosophy

Spring 2011

Dr. Michael Messner - Tuesday, April 12, 2011
UVM Host: John Gennari, Department of English

Dr. Joseph L. Schofer - Thursday, April 14, 2011
UVM Host: Transportation Research Center

Dr. Michael Batty - Tuesday, April 19, 2011
UVM Host: Chris Koliba, Community Development and Applied Economics

Dr. Kelly D. Brownell - Thursday, April 21, 2011
UVM Host: Burton Wilcke, Medical Laboratory & Radiation Sciences

Fall 2010

Robert M. Wachter, MD - Friday, September 10, 2010
UVM Host: Allen Repp, M.D., Department of Medicine, Director, PCIM Inpatient Service

Dr. Sugata Bose - Thursday, September 23, 2010
UVM Host: Erik Esselstrom, Pablo Bose, Abigail McGowan, Jonah Steinberg, Emily Manetta, and the Asian Studies Program

Professor Aram Yengoyan - Monday, October 4, 2010
UVM Host: Department of Anthropology

Anne Vernez Moudon, Ph.D. - Wednesday, October 6, 2010
UVM Host: Transportation Research Center

Fay B. Horak, PT, PhD - Wednesday, October 20, 2010
UVM Host: Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science

Judith Ortiz Cofer - Thursday, October 21, 2010
UVM Host: Professor Yolanda Flores, College of Arts and Sciences

John Flower - Tuesday, October 26, 2010
UVM Host: Department of Romance Languages

William D. Duncombe, PhD - Thursday, October 28, 2010
UVM Host: Kieran Killeen, Education Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education and Social Service

Anne M. Wagner - Monday, November 8, 2010
UVM Host: Anthony E. Grudin, Assistant Professor, Art & Art History

Mark G. Pegg - Monday, November 8, 2010
UVM Host: Department of History

Spring 2010

Deb Niemeier - April 6, 2010
UVM Host: Lisa Aultman-Hall, Transportation Center

Paul Zolbrod - April 8, 2010
Emeritus Professor of English, Allegheny College and
Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Dine' College--Navajo Nation
UVM Host: Tony Magistrale, Department of English

Paul Anderson - March 3, 2010
UVM Host: Dwight Matthews, Department of Chemistry and Medicine

Daniel Smail - March 18, 2010
UVM Host: Kevin Trainer, Department of Religion

Fall 2009

Timothy Breen - November 16, 2009
UVM Host: Harvey Amani Whitfield, Department of History,
College of Arts and Sciences

Mary Childers - November 3, 2009
Dartmouth College Ombudsperson, Faculty Member, Higher Education Resource Services
UVM Host: Sharon Henry, Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science,
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Erich Jarvis - October 1, 2009
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center
UVM Hosts: Sarah Helms Cahan and Bryan Ballif,
Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

E. Patrick Johnson - November 3, 2009
UVM Host: Ricardo Johnson III, Department of Education,
College of Education and Social Services

Peter Lax - October 14, 2009
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, New York University
UVM Host: Ken Gross, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
College of Engineering and Mathematical Science

Mei-Ling T. Lee - October 13, 2009
Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health, Director, Biostatistics Research Center
UVM Host: Bernard Cole, Dean of the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Dave Montgomery - September 22, 2009
UVM Host: Paul Bierman, Department of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences

Lourdes Portillo - October 15, 2009
Independent Filmaker
UVM Host Yolanda Flores, Department of Romance Languages,
College of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2009

Robert Chazan - March 17, 2009
S.H. and Helen R. Scheuer Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University
UVM Host: Flora Cassen, Assistant Professor

Gloria Holguín Cuádraz - April 2, 2009
Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies, Arizona State University
UVM Host: Richard Greggory Johnson III, Associate Professor

Kerry A Emanuel - March 30, 2009
Professor of Atmospheric Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
UVM Host: Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Associate Professor

Rushworth M. Kidder - April 16, 2009
President and Chairman, Institute for Global Ethics
UVM Host: School of Business Administration

Susanna Loeb, Ph.D. - April 21, 2009
Professor of Education and Economics, Stanford School of Business
UVM Host: Kieran Killeen, Associate Professor

Scott Page - February 5, 2009
Professor of Political Science, Complex Systems, and Economics, University of Michigan
External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico
UVM Host: Sherwood Smith, Assistant Professor

Benjamin D. Santer - February 11, 2009
Atmospheric Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
UVM Host: John Aleong, Professor

Daniel Sperling - January 15, 2009
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies,
Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Professor, Environmental Science & Policy
UVM Host: Richard Watts

Fall 2008

Stuart Kauffman - October 23, 2008
Director, Institute for Biocomplexity & Informatics, U. Calgary
Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Astronomy & Physics, U. Calgary
ICore (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence) Chair in Biocomplexity & Informatics
Seminal Member and External Professor, Santa Fe Institute
MacArthur Fellow, Trotter Prize Winner, Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry, U. Penn.
UVM Host: Margaret J. Eppstein, Associate Professor

Emma Perez - September 18, 2008
Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
UVM Host: Gregory Ramos, Assistant Professor

Sara Rosenbaum - September 25, 2008
Chair, Department of Health Policy George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, and Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy. Also directs the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program and the Center for Health Services Research and Policy
UVM Host: Judy Shaw, Research Associate Professor

Ananya Roy - November 17, 2008
Associate Dean, International and Area Studies and Chair Urban Studies Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California at Berkeley
UVM Host: Pablo Bose, Assistant Professor

David Ruppert - October 13, 2008
Andrew Schultz, Jr., Professor of Engineering, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Professor of Statistical Sciences, Cornell University
UVM Host: Bernard F. Cole, Professor

John H. Seiradakis - September 15, 2008
Aristotle University of Thessalonkik Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
UVM Host: Joanna Rankin, Professor

John Storey - September 22, 2008
Professor, University of Sunderland (UK),
Director, Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies
UVM Host: Gayle Nunley, Associate Professor

T.P. Wiseman - October 16, 2008
Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Exeter
UVM Host: Department of Classics

Spring 2008

Akbar S. Ahmed - April 24, 2008
Ibn Khaldun Chair and Professor of Islamic Studies, at the School of International Service,
American University, Washington, D.C.
UVM Host: Emily Manetta, Assistant Professor

William Chester Jordan - March 18, 2008
Professor of History and Director of the Program in Medieval Studies, Princeton University
UVM Host: Sean Field, Associate Professor

Daniel R. Pinello - March 20, 2008
Professor of Government, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
UVM Host: Richard Greggory Johnson III, Associate Professor

Andrew C. Revkin - March 18, 2008
New York Times, Science Writer
UVM Host: Paul R. Bierman, Professor

Terry Speed - March 25, 2008
Professor of Statistics, University of California at Berleley and Bioinformatics Leader
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia
UVM Host: Ruth M. Mickey, Professor

Fall 2007

Alice Amsden - November 15, 2007
Barton L. Weller Professor of Political Economy, MIT
UVM Host: Saleem H. Ali, Associate Professor

Dr. Dale E. Bauman - October 11, 2007
Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Animal Science and the Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
UVM Host: Adam L. Lock, Assistant Professor

Jonathan D. Katz - October 22, 2007
2007-08 Clark/Oakley Fellow, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
UVM Host: Department of Art and Art History

Spring 2007

Patricia F. Carini - March 22, 2007
Co-Founder of The Prospect School, North Bennington, Vermont
UVM Host: Department of Libraries

Konstadinos G. Goulias - April 26, 2007
Professor: University of California, Department of Geography, Santa Barbara, CA
UVM Host: School of Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering Programs

Dianne K. Newman - October 15, 2007
John & Dorothy Wilson Professor of Biology and Geobiology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
UVM Host: Rory Waterman, Assistant Professor

Jeremy Rifkin - February 13, 2007
Fellow, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
UVM Host: Dennis F. Mahoney, Professor

Albert "Skip" Rizzo - April 12, 2007
Research Scientist, Institute for Creative Technologies and School of Gerontology, University of Southern California and Director, Virtual Environment Laboratory, Viterbi School of Engineering
UVM Host: Michael J. Rosen, Research Associate Professor

Fall 2006

David Charles Berliner - November 16, 2006
Regents' Professor of Education at Arizona State University
UVM Host: Charles Rathbone, Associate Professor

Nancy Folbre - October 19, 2006
Professor, Economics Department University of Massachusetts/Amherst
UVM Host: Elaine McCrate, Associate Professor

Mark T. Gilderhus - September 28, 2006
Lyndon Baines Johnson Chair in History and Professor of History, Texas Christian University
UVM Host: Mark A. Stoler, Emeriti Faculty

Dr. Ruth B. Purtilo - November 2, 2006
Chair of the Ethics Initiative and Professor of Ethics at the Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA
UVM Host: Department of Physical Therapy

Jane Winston - November 6, 2006
Chair of the Department of French and Italian, Associate Professor of French and Gender Studies former director of the Program in Gender Studies at Northwestern University
UVM Host: Jeffrey Modereger, Professor

Yevgeny Yevtushenko - October 18, 2006
Internationally acclaimed poet, novelist and filmmaker
UVM Host: Kevin J. McKenna, Professor

Hubert Zapf - November 13, 2006
Chair of the Department of American Literature and former Dean of the Philological-Historical Faculty
at the University of Augsburg, Germany
UVM Host: Dennis F. Mahoney, Professor

Spring 2006

Professor Hollis Clayson - May 1, 2006
Professor of Art History and Martin J. and Patricia Koldyke Outstanding Teaching Professor
Director, Humanities Institute, Northwestern University
UVM Host: Sarah Betzer, Assistant Professor

Professor Noel Cressie - May 2, 2006
Professor, Department of Statistics, Distinguished Professor or Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Director, Program in Spatial Statistics and Environmental Sciences The Ohio State University
UVM Host: John Aleong, Professor

Dr. Marsha Darling - April 13, 2006
Professor and Director, Center for African-American and Ethnic Studies, Adelphi University
UVM Host: Richard Johnson III, Assistant Professor

Professor Robert William Fogel - April 24, 2006
Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions at the Graduate School of Business,
University of Chicago
UVM Host: Arthur Woolf, Associate Professor

Professor Adolf Grünbaum - April 20, 2006
Andrew Mellon Professor of Philosophy of Science, Research Professor of Psychiatry, and Chairman of the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
UVM Host: G. Scott Waterman, Associate Professor

Dr. Richard Heinberg - March 2, 2006
Core Faculty at New College of California in Santa Rosa, CA
UVM Host: J. Ellen Marsden, Associate Professor

Dr. James L. Perry - April 3, 2006
Chancellor’s Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
UVM Host: Curtis L. Ventriss, Professor

Mr. Robert Pinsky - March 9, 2006
Poet and Literary Critic
UVM Host: Major Jackson, Professor

Fall 2005

Professor Richard B. Alley - September 14, 2005
Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences and Associate of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
Pennsylvania State University
UVM Host: Paul R. Bierman, Professor

Edward P. Jones - October 11, 2005
MacArthur Fellow, Pulitzer Prize, Pen/Hemingway Award, National Book Critics Circle Award Winner, and Finalist for the National Book Award
UVM Host: David Huddle, Professor

Olivia Judson Ph.D. - September 14, 2005
Research Fellow, Imperial College, London, England
UVM Host: Ira Bernstein, Professor

Professor Robert E. Lerner - September 13, 2005
Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities, Department of History, Northwestern University
UVM Host: Sean Field, Associate Professor

Dr. Joel Spring - November 16, 2005
Professor, Queens College and Graduate Center, City University of New York
UVM Host: Sherwood Smith, Assistant Professor

Dr. William Tate - October 6, 2005
Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis
UVM Host: Susan Hasazi, Emeriti Faculty

Dr. William Julius Wilson - October 19, 2005
Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University
UVM Host: Moustapha Diouf, Associate Professor

Spring 2005

Dr. Janine Benyus - February 9, 2005
Faculty Affiliate, Environmental Studies Department, University of Montana
UVM Host: Diane Gayer, Adjunct Lecturer

Dr. Barbara Bergmann - April 8, 2005
Professor Emerita of Economics, American University and University of Maryland
UVM Host: Elaine McCrate, Associate Professor

Dr. Gunilla Dahlberg - April 26, 2005
Professor of Early Childhood Education, Stockholm Institute of Education, Stockholm, Sweden
UVM Host: Dale E. Goldhaber, Associate Professor

Dr. Victor Davis Hanson - April 27, 2005
Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University
UVM Host: Barbara Rodgers, Professor

Dr. Alfred E. Kahn - April 18, 2005
Robert Julius Thorne Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Cornell University
Special Consultant to National Economic Research Associates
UVM Host: James Gatti, Associate Professor

Dr. Christopher B. Krentz - March 7, 2005
Assistant Professor of English and Director of the American Sign Language Program, University of Virginia
UVM Host: Patricia Prelock, Professor

Dr. Charles Perrow - April 25, 2005
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Yale University
UVM Host: Kieran Killeen, Assistant Professor

Dr. Sue Rosser - March 9, 2005
Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology
Professor of History, Technology, and Society
UVM Host: Josie Herrera, Lecturer

Fall 2004

Dr. David Anderson - November 19, 2004
Professor Emeritus, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University
Unit Leader, Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Senior Scientist, U.S. Geologic Survey
President, Applied Information Company, Fort Collins, CO
UVM Host: Larry Haugh, Professor

Dr. J. Brian Atwood - November 4, 2004
Dean, Hubert H.Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
UVM Host: Edward R. McMahon, Research Associate Professor

Dr. Troy Duster - October 23, 2004
Professor of Sociology, Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change University of California, Berkeley
UVM Host: Sherwood Smith, Assistant Professor

Dr. Peter Ellison - October 9, 2004
Harvard College Professor, Dean of the Graduate School Harvard University
UVM Host: Robert Gordon, Professor

Dr. John D'Emilio - October 28, 2004
Professor of History and of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Director Gender and Women's Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago
UVM Host: Daisy S. Benson, Assistant Professor

Dr. John Esposito - November 10, 2004
Professor of Religion, International Affairs and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, Founder of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
UVM Host: Sufia Mendez Uddin, Assistant Professor

Dr. Brian Fagan - September 27, 2004
Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara
UVM Host: James B. Petersen, Associate Professor

Professor Ronald Graham - October 18, 2004
Irwin and Joan Jacobs Professor, University of California San Diego
UVM Host: Dan S. Archdeacon, Professor

Dr. Cynthia Kenyon - September 23, 2004
Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics University of California, San Francisco
UVM Host: Jeanne M. Harris, Assistant Professor

Dr. George Kuh - October 20, 2004
Chancellor's Professor of Higher Education and Director for the National Survey of Student Engagement,
Indiana University and Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research
UVM Host: Kathleen Manning, Associate Professor

Dr. Carolyn Merchant - October 1, 2004
Chancellor's Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy and Ethics Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley
UVM Host: Glen Elder, Professor

Dr. Joel Mokyr - October 28, 2004
Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and
Professor of Economics and History, Northwestern University
UVM Host: Ross D. Thomson, Associate Professor

Professor Norman Myers - April 16, 2004
Honorary Visiting Fellow, Green College, Oxford University
UVM Host: Robert Costanza, Professor

Dr. Sonia Nieto - November 3, 2004
Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts
UVM Host: Sherwood Smith, Assistant Professor

Dr. Meredith F. Small - September 30, 2004
Professor, Anthropology, Cornell University
UVM Host: Patricia Erickson, Lecturer

Dr. Deborah Stone - October 20, 2004
Former Matina S. Horner Distinguished Visiting Professor at Radcliffe Public Policy Institute
Professor of Law Politics and Social Policy at Brandeis University
UVM Host: Susan Hasazi, Professor

Professor Richard Talbert - October 20, 2004
William Rand Kennan, Jr., Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of Classics at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UVM Host: Leslie-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Associate Professor

Dr. Robert Webster - October 11, 2004
Rose Marie Thomas Chair, Virology Division of the Department of Infectious Diseases,
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN
Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on the Ecology of Influenza Viruses
in Lower Animals and Birds, Professor of Excellence, University of Hong-Kong
UVM Host: Markus J. Thalli, Assistant Professor

Spring 2004

Paula England - March 22, 2004
Professor of Sociology and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research
UVM Host: Beth Mintz, Professor

Professor Andrew Wiles Eugene Higgins - March 10, 2004
Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University
UVM Host: David Dummit, Professor

Dr. Walter LaFeber - March 31, 2004
Maria Underhill Noll Professor of History Cornell University
UVM Host: Mark Stoler, Professor

Dr. Gregory Nagy - February 19, 2004
Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature,
Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
UVM Host: Mark Usher, Associate Professor

Richard Rodriguez - March 29, 2004
Author, Public Broadcasting Commentator
UVM Host: Gayle Nunley, Associate Professor

Victor W. Sidel, MD - April 6, 2004
Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
UVM Host: Burton Wilcke, Professor

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