Luncheon Lecture Series 2009 – 2010

Month Topic
October Tehran Summer: A Close-Up View of the 2009 Iranian Elections, Babak Rahimi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Literature
November Effecting Social Change: From the Ivory Tower to an African Village, Gerald Mackie, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science
December Doing History, Making News: Uncovering the 'Real' Benjamin Franklin, Alan Houston, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science
January East Meets West in Istanbul: The Early Centuries of Christendom, Reverend Father Jon Braun
February A New Era in Stem Cell Research, Larry Goldstein, Ph.D., Professor, Cellular Molecular Medicine
March Negotiating the Future of Planet Earth: The 2009 U.N. Climate Talks in Copenhagen, Richard Somerville, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
April Does the English Language Have a Future? Seth Lerer, Ph.D., Dean, Arts and Humanities
May Memories of the Early Days and My Transition from Faculty to Entrepreneur, Irwin Jacobs, Ph.D.