TitleLecturerYear
The Real ‘Skin in the Game’: Nina Jablonski2017
The Cost of Color:  Nina Jablonski2017
Cicero’s De Officiis – Stoic Ethics for Non-Stoics Gisela Striker2017
Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement Marion Nestle2017
Contemporary Climate Change as Seen Through Measurements Ralph J. Cicerone2016
Why We Have Effective Agreements to Protect the Ozone Layer But Not to Stabilize Climate Ralph J. Cicerone2016
The Intrigue of Wine, Gold, and California Today Frances Dinkelspiel2016
Embodied Souls — Lessons from Neurology V.S. Ramachandran2016
Animal Selves and the Good Christine M. Korsgaard2016
Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination Annette Gordon-Reed2016
Can We Create Good Institutions? Ann Swidler2016
The Creative City Paul Goldberger2015
Healthcare 2024 Kathleen Sebelius2015
Women’s Work in the World Economy: A Personal & Political Perspective from Laura Tyson Laura Tyson2015
The Philosophy of “As If” Kwame Anthony Appiah2015
The Generic City Paul Goldberger2015
Federalism, Localism, and the Shape of Constitutional Conflict Daniel B. Rodriguez2015
Imagine America without Los Angeles: Applying science to understand the vulnerability of modern society to natural disasters Lucy Jones2015
The Challenges of Science Communication: Lucy Jones2015
Immortality of the Soul – An Ancient Egyptian Invention? Jan Assmann2015
The Switch: Reinventing American Freedom John Fabian Witt2015
How Can Telomeres Cause Age-Related Disease? Carol Greider2014
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Steven Pinker2014
Telomeres and Telomerase: Past, Present and Future Carol Greider2014
The Elephant in the Room: The Psychology of Innuendo & Euphemism Steven Pinker2014
Where the Wild Genes Are Aihwa Ong2014
The Theoretical Impulse in Plato and Aristotle Sarah Broadie2014
The First U.S. ‘War on Terror’: The 1798 Sedition Act and Constitutional Politics in the Age of Jefferson Charles McCurdy2014
Were the Framers Right About Constitutional Design? The US Constitution in Comparative Perspective Tom Ginsburg2014
A Neanderthal Perspective on Human Origins Svante Pääbo2014
The Children of the Revolution Yuri Slezkine2014
Do Babies Matter? Gender and Family in the Ivory Tower Mary Ann Mason2013
Fulbright and the Importance of International Education Harriet Mayor Fulbright2013
Considering Dogs Alexandra Horowitz2013
Reason, Genealogy, and the Hermeneutics of Magnanimity Robert Brandom2013
The Riddle of Sustainability: A Surprisingly Short History of the Future William Cronon2013
Island Landscapes, Or Sauer Among the Polynesians Patrick V. Kirch2013
Why White People Are Called ‘Caucasian’ (Illustrated) Nell Painter2013
The Quest for Heaven is Local: How Spiritual Experience is Shaped by Social Life Tanya Luhrmann2013
Happiness and Ultimate Good Peter Singer2012
Obama, the Tea Party, and the Future of American Politics Theda Skocpol2012
A Passion for Waiting: Messianism, History, and the Jews Leon Wieseltier2012
Intelligence and the Brain: Recent Advances in Understanding How the Brain Works Jeff Hawkins2012
Income Inequality: Evidence and Implications Emmanuel Saez2012
Intelligence and Machines: Creating Intellligent Machines by Modeling the Brain Jeff Hawkins2012
Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future Robert Reich2011
Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet Steven Squyres2011
Diffusion, Deflection and Diversity: A Geographic Perspective on Contemporary Immigration Marie D. Price2011
The Future of Planetary Exploration Steven Squyres2011
The American Experiment: A 21st Century Assessment Rogers M. Smith2011
Sharia in the West? What Place for Religious Legal Systems in America and Other Democracies John Witte, Jr.2011
Everyday Life and Learning Jean Lave2011
Mission Blue: Protecting the Blue Heart of the Planet Sylvia Earle2011
Exploring the Deep Frontier Sylvia Earle2011
War Veterans and American Democracy James Wright2010
From Salvation to Spirituality Susumu Shimazono2010
Environmentalism: From the Control of Nature to Partnership Carolyn Merchant2010
A Forum on the Experience of Veterans in American Society James Wright2010
Japanese American Incarceration Reconsidered: 1970-2010 Roger Daniels2010
Entering the RNA World Sidney Altman2010
Ribonuclease P: A Small Step in the RNA World Sidney Altman2010
Studying Economic Behavior in Unusual Places: From Deal or No Deal to the National Football League Richard H. Thaler2010
Rethinking Regulation after the Financial Crisis and the Oil Spill: A Behavioral Approach Richard H. Thaler2010
Proof, Truth, Hands, and Mind Ian Hacking2010
Thinking and Talking About the Self John Perry2009
The Great Transitions in Evolution: Finding Fossils, Studying Genes, and Bridging Gaps Neil Shubin2009
Wings, Legs, and Fins: How Do New Organs Arise in Evolution Neil Shubin2009
Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health Lucy Shapiro2009
The Systems Architecture of a Bacterial Cell Cycle Lucy Shapiro2009
An Invitation to Struggle: The Constitution, The Military, and Political Accountability David M. Kennedy2009
Technology, Democracy, and the Law Steven Usselman2009
Explaining Transformation: Material Miracles and Their Theorists in the Later Middle Ages Carolyn Walker Bynum2009
A Scientist Addresses Science Education Leon Lederman2009
A Sense of Wonder Leon Lederman2009
Carl O. Sauer: A Life Remembered Michael Williams2009
Natural Capitalism: The Next Industrial Revolution Amory Lovins2008
Thinking about Religion, Belief, and Politics Talal Asad2008
The Mystery of Guantanamo Bay Linda Greenhouse2008
Calcium, Proteins, Energy, and Life Chikashi Toyoshima2008
A Molecular Machine at Work: The Case of the Calcium Pump Protein Chikashi Toyoshima2008
God’s Problem and Human Solutions: How the Bible Explains Suffering Bart Ehrman2008
Physics and History: Links Between Two Cultures – Forged in the Baroque John Heilbron2007
Physics and History: Links Between Two Cultures – Fractured in Modernity John Heilbron2007
The War on Terror and the Rule of Law Honorable A. Wallace Tashima2007
The Challenges of Inequality and Global Capitalism to U.S. Democracy Richard B. Freeman2007
The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class: Higher Risks, Lower Rewards, and a Shrinking Safety Net Elizabeth Warren2007
From Thomas Jefferson to Forrest Gump: How the Mall in Washington Became the Nation’s Most Venerated Civic Space Michael Kammen2007
Explorations of the Mind-Intuition: The Marvels and the Flaws Daniel Kahneman2007
Explorations of the Mind-Happiness Daniel Kahneman2007
What We See Fred Dretske2007
The Ethics of Blame Thomas Scanlon2007
Equal Liberty of Conscience: Roger Williams and the Roots of a Constitutional Tradition Martha Nussbaum2006
The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach Christof Koch2006
What Is Our Universe Like in the Large, and How Did It Get That Way? – Exploring the Large-Scale Nature of the Universe P. James E. Peebles2006
What Is Our Universe Like in the Large, and How Did It Get That Way? – Triumphs and Challenges for Modern Cosmology P. James E. Peebles2006
From Egg to Adult and Back Again – How Does an Egg Make an Organism? Some General Principles Sir John Gurdon2006
From Egg to Adult and Back Again – Cloning, Stem Cells, and Cell Replacement Sir John Gurdon2006
Intention in Action John McDowell2006
Intimate Encounters with Molecules – Taming Molecular Wildness Dudley Herschbach2005
Intimate Encounters with Molecules – Breaking and Making Chemical Bonds Dudley Herschbach2005