Events & Lectures

Past Presentations to the Social Science Forums

Spring 2006:

Robert Embry, President, The Abell Foundation
"Baltimore City Public Schools"


Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher, Artist-In-Resident at the Imaging Research Center [IRC], editorial cartoonist for The Economist magazine of London and former editorial cartoonist for The Baltimore Sun
"Editorial Cartoons Move into the 21st Century"


John M. Barry, Prize-Winning Author and Journalist
A Writer's Thoughts on Logic, Nature, People, and Science”


Dr. Susan Barber, Professor of History, College of Notre Dame of Maryland “Sexual Justice in the American Civil War”


Dr. Tyson King-Meadows, Professor of Political Science, UMBC
“Revisiting Black Fear over The Voting Rights Act: What's Civics Got To Do with It?”


Dr. Laurence Iannaccone, Koch Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Looking Backwards: A Cross-National Study of Religious Trends”



Dr. James Marten, Professor of History, Marquette University
Coming of Age in the Civil War South”

FALL 2005:

Horace Newcomb, Director, George Foster Peabody Awards, University of Georgia.
"Studying Television in the Post-Network Era: Reponses to a Changing Media Industry"


Susan Reverby, Wellesley College and Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lectureship Program
“Gender and Health Policy: An Historian Activist's Perspectives”


Phebe Marr, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace
"Understanding Iraq: An Historian's View"


Natalie Sokoloff, Professor of Sociology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice “Listening to the Voices of Survivors: Women Who Are Poor and of Color Teach Us about Domestic Violence Alternatives”


Edward D. Berkowitz , Professor of History and Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University
"Social Security: The Making of a Crisis”


Carl Mack, Executive Director, National Society of Black Engineers
Black Academic Achievement in Science and Information Technology”


C. Payne Lucas, Co-Founder and President, Africare
Peace Corps and Aid in Africa”


Lawrence Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics, Boston University
Our Country's Fiscal Future: Opportunity or Disaster?