Past Speakers 2018-06-21T16:43:44+00:00

Events · The Student Lecture Series

Past Speakers

 

2018
Elizabeth Vargas, Award-winning journalist and author

2018
Chris Matthews, New York Times bestselling author and MSNBC host

2017
Charles Osgood, Emmy Award-winning news anchor and author

2017
David H. Petraeus, U.S. Army, Retired and former director of the CIA

2017
Patrick J. Kennedy, Former U.S. Representative and Founder, The Kennedy Forum

2016
Peggy Noonan, Columnist and best-selling author

2016
Michael Sandel, Political philosopher and professor, Harvard University

2015
Mariel Hemingway, Actress, author, mental health advocate

2015
Michael Pollan, Best-selling author, journalist

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Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning author & historian

2012
Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, Medical anthropologist and global health advocate

2012
Michele Norris, Radio journalist and former host of the National Public Radio (NPR) evening news program All Things Considered

2011
Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor

2011
Clarence B. Jones, Former political advisor, counsel and draft speechwriter for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2010
James Bradley, New York Times Bestselling Author

2009
Michael Beschloss, Author & Presidential Historian

2008
Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute & Biographer

2007
John Irving, Academy Award 7 National Book Award-winning novelist

2006
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author & Historian

2004
Wendy Wasserstein, Pulitzer Prize & Tony Award-winning playwright

2002-03
David McCullough, Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Historian