Past Speakers

Fall 2017

Kelby Harrison
Director of USC’s LGBT Resource Center
USC Student Affairs
11/29/17

 

Sally Pratt
Vice Provost for Graduate Programs
USC Graduate School
11/1/17

 

Chris Smith
Clinical Professor of Communication
Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
10/4/17

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Claude Zachary
University Archivist and Manuscripts Librarian
USC Libraries
9/6/17

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Spring 2017

John Thomas
Chief of Public Safety
USC Department of Public Safety
4/5/17

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Paula Cannon
Professor of Microbiology
Keck School of Medicine
3/1/17

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Karin Huebner
Academic Director of Programs at USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study
Academy for Polymathic Study
2/1/17

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Jody Armour
Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law
Gould School of Law
1/18/17

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Fall 2016

Donna Elliott
Senior Associate Dean for Student and Educational Affairs
Keck School of Medicine
11/30/16
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Scott Soames
Director of the School of Philosophy
USC Dornsife
11/2/16
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Ernest Wilson
Walter Annenberg Chair in Communication and Dean of Annenberg
Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
10/5/16
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Ilene Rosenstein
Director of Counseling Services
Engemann Health Center
9/7/16

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Spring 2016

Laura Baker
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
4/6/16
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Ginger Clark
Professor of Clinical Education
Rossier School of Education
3/2/16
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Oliver Mayer
Associate Professor of Dramatic Writing
USC School of Dramatic Arts
2/3/16
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David Albertson
Associate Professor of Religion
USC School of Religion
1/20/16
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Fall 2015

angemarie2Angie-Marie Hancock
Associate Professor of Political Science & Gender Studies
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
12/2/15
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Manuel-Pastor1Manuel Pastor
Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
11/4/15

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Peter.Borden1Gail Peter Borden
Associate Professor of Architecture
USC School of Architecture
10/7/15
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Domenika Lynch
Executive Director, USC Latino Alumni Association
9/2/15
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Spring 2015

weissAllen Weiss
Professor of Marketing
Marshall School of Business
4/1/15
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quinlanCatherine Quinlan
Dean of the Libraries at USC
3/4/15
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john_slaughteJohn Brooks Slaughter
Professor of Education
Rossier School of Education
2/4/15
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Quinn.smallErin Quinn
Associate Dean for Science and Health
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
1/21/15
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Fall 2014

Professor Urbashi Mitra (Photo: Jon Vidar)Urbashi Mitra
Professor
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
12/03/2014
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Diane WinstonDiane Winston
Knight Chair in Religion and Media
USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism
11/05/2014
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Sherman JacksonSherman Jackson
King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture
USC Dornsife College
10/01/2014

 

Jeremy KaganJeremy Kagan
Professor
USC School of Cinematic Arts
09/03/2014
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Spring 2014

Ainsley CarryAinsley Carry
Vice Provost
USC Student Affairs
04/02/2014
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Marilyn FlynnMarilyn Flynn
Dean
USC School of Social Work
03/05/2014
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James HeftJames Heft
President
USC Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies
02/05/2014
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Jody Agius VallejoJody Agius Vallejo
Assistant Professor of Sociology
USC Dornsife College
1/22/2014
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Fall 2013

Andrea HollingsheadAndrea Hollingshead
Professor of Communication
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
12/04/2013
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Vincent VigilVincent Vigil
Director, LGBT Resource Center
Student Affairs
11/16/2013
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Raphael AnguloRaphael Angulo
Clinical Associate Professor
USC School of Social Work
10/02/2013
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Rob AsgharRob Asghar
Special Advisor, USC President
President’s Office
09/04/2013
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Spring 2013

Norberto GrzywaczNorberto Grzywacz
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
USC Viterbi School of Engineering
04/04/13
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Hannah GarryHannah Garry
Clinical Associate Professor of Law
USC Gould School of Law
03/06/13
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Francille Rusan WilsonFrancille Rusan Wilson
Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity and History
USC College
02/06/13
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Marty KaplanMarty Kaplan
Professor of Entertainment, Media and Society
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
01/23/13
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Fall 2012

Nicholas WarnerNicholas Warner
Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Mathematics
USC College
10/05/12
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Stephen SmithStephen Smith
Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute
USC College
11/07/12
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Lynette MerrimanLynette Merriman
Senior Associate Dean of Students
USC Student Affairs
10/03/12


Jack HalberstamJack Halberstam
Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity
USC College
09/05/12
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Spring 2012

Veronica TerriquezVeronica Terriquez
Assistant Professor of Sociology
USC College
04/04/12
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Priya JaikumarPriya Jaikumar
Associate Professor Critical Studies
USC School of Cinematic Arts
03/07/12
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Michael L. JacksonMichael L. Jackson
Vice President for Student Affairs
USC Student Affairs
02/01/12
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Lynn Swartz DoddLynn Swartz Dodd
Director of Interdisciplinary Archaeology Major
USC College
01/18/12
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Fall 2011

Courtney SurlsCourtney Surls
Vice President for Development
Office of the President
November 30, 2011
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Paul FrommerPaul Frommer
Professor of Clinical Management Communication
USC Marshall School of Business
November 2, 2011Watch the Video


Reverend Cecil "Chip" MurrayReverend Cecil “Chip” Murray
Tansey Chair in Christian Ethics
USC College
October 5, 2011
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Elizabeth GarrettElizabeth Garrett
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Duggan Professor of Law
September 7, 2011
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Spring 2011

Gayle Garner RoskiGayle Garner Roski
USC Alumnae
USC School of Fine Arts
April 6, 2011
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Abe LowenthalAbe Lowenthal
Professor of International Relations
USC College
March 2, 2011
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Alessandro AgoAlessandro Ago
Director of Programming and Special Events
USC School of Cinematic Arts
February 2, 2011
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Mark MarinoMark Marino
Assistant Professor in the Writing Program
USC College
January 19, 2011
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Fall 2010

James CollinsJames Collins
Assistant Professor of Classics
USC College
December 1, 2010
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Geneva OverholserGeneva Overholser
Director of Annenberg School of Journalism
Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
November 3, 2010
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Josh KunJosh Kun
Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism
Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
October 6, 2010


Justin WoodJustin Wood
Assistant Professor of Psychology
USC College
September 8, 2010


Spring 2010

Dan SchnurDan Schnur
Director of the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics
USC College
April 7, 2010


Adlai WertmanAdlai Wertman
Director of the Society and Business Lab
Marshall School of Business
March 3, 2010


Lori MeeksLori Meeks
Assistant Professor of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures
School of Religion
February 3, 2010


Carey DraytonCarey Drayton
Chief, Public Safety
Career and Protective Services
January 20, 2010
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Fall 2009

Heather LarabeeHeather Larabee
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
USC Student Affairs
December 2, 2009


Ralph FertigRalph Fertig
Clinical Associate Professor
School of Social Work
November 4, 2009
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Thomas WardThomas Ward
Adjunct Professor, Anthropology
USC College
October 7, 2009
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Emily AndersonEmily Anderson
Assistant Professor, English
USC College
September 2, 2009
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Spring 2009

Amy ParishAmy Parish
Lecturer, Anthropology, Gender Studies
USC College
January 21, 2009
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Stanley RosenStanley Rosen
Professor, Political Science
USC College
February 11, 2009
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Judy HawJudy Haw
Director, Supplemental Instruction Program
March 4, 2009
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Fall 2008

Paul LernerPaul Lerner
Associate Professor of History
USC College
April 2, 2008
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Scott SmithScott Smith
Senior Lecturer
College Writing Program
September 3, 2008
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Frank ManisFrank Manis
Professor of Psychology
USC College
October 8, 2008
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Michael GarrettMichael Garrett
Director of Athletics
November 5, 2008
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Wayne GlassWayne Glass
Lecturer
School of International Relations
December 3, 2008
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Spring 2008

K.C. ColeK.C. Cole
Visiting Professor
Annenberg School for Communication
January 23, 2008
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Anthony KempAnthony Kemp
Assistant Professor of English
USC College
February 13, 2008
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Brent BlairBrent Blair
Senior Lecturer
School of Theatre
March 5, 2008


Fall 2007

Jeffrey NugentJeffrey Nugent
Professor of Economics, USC College
September 5, 2007
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Clifford JohnsonClifford Johnson
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, USC College
October 3, 2007
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Kelvin J. A. DaviesKelvin J. A. Davies
Professor of Gerontology and Molecular & Computational Biology
November 7, 2007
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Julia PlottsJulia Plotts
Assistant Professor, Clinical Finance & Business Economics
Marshall School of Business
December 5, 2007
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Spring 2007

Antonio DamasioWerner Dappen
Senior Lecturer, USC College Writing Program
March 7, 2007
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Diana BlaineDiana Blaine
Senior Lecturer, USC College Writing Program
March 7, 2007
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Thomas GustafsonThomas Gustafson
Associate Professor of English, USC College
April 11, 2007
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Fall 2006

Stacy SmithStacy Smith
Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication
October 4, 2006


Terry SeipTerry Seip
Associate Professor of History
November 1, 2006
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Richard EasterlinRichard Easterlin
University Professor and Professor of Economics
September 6, 2006
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Kenny HallKenny Hall
Associate Professor of Film and Television Production
November 29, 2006
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Spring 2006

William McClureWilliam McClure
Professor of Neurobiology, Biological Sciences, and Neurology
January 18, 2006
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Charles H. Whitebread
Professor of Law
February 1, 2006
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Julie Albright
Lecturer in Sociology
March 1, 2006
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Fall 2005

Lois BannerLois Banner
Professor of History
Editorial Board for the Journal of Women’s History, researcher of Gender and Sexualities
September 7, 2005
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Armand R. Tanguay, Jr.Armand R. Tanguay, Jr.
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering
November 2, 2005
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Michael QuickMichael Quick
Professor of Biology and Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program
November 30, 2005
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Spring 2005

Henry CheesemanHenry Cheeseman
Professor of Clinical Business Law
April 6, 2005
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Ann CriglerAnn Crigler
Professor of Political Science
January 19, 2005
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Mark KannMark Kann
Professor of Political Science
February 2, 2005
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Denis MitchellDenis Mitchell
Associate Professor of Psychology
March 2, 2005
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Fall 2004

Tammara AndersonTammara Anderson
Director, Joint Educational Project
November 3, 2004
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Eugene BickersEugene Bickers
Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
September 1, 2004
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Eric TrulesEric Trules
Senior Lecturer, School of Theater
October 6, 2004
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James R. KincaidJames R. Kincaid
Professor of English
December 1, 2004
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Spring 2004

Tara McPhersonTara McPherson
Professor of Gender Studies and
Chair of Cinema-TV Critical Studies Division
February 4, 2004
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Warren BennisWarren Bennis
Founding Chair of the Leadership Institute at USC
March 3, 2004
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Fall 2003

Jennifer Wolch and Michael DearJennifer Wolch and Michael Dear
Professors of Geography
September 3, 2003
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Robin RomansRobin Romans
Director of the Thematic Option Program
October 1, 2003
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Elahe NezamiElahe Nezami
Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
December 3, 2003
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Spring 2003

Dallas Willard
Professor of Philosophy
January 15, 2003
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Velina Hasu HoustonVelina Hasu Houston
Professor and Director of the
Playwriting Program
February 5, 2003
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Shelly BergShelly Berg
Chair, Jazz Studies
April 2, 2003
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Fall 2002

Ron FriedmanRon Friedman
Professor Cinema/TV
September 4, 2002
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Steven B. SampleSteven B. Sample
President
October 16, 2002
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Eliz SanasarianEliz Sanasarian
Professor, Politial Science
November 6, 2002
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Pierrette Hondagneu-SoteloPierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Associate Professor, Sociology
December 4, 2002


Spring 2002

Ruth WeisbergRuth Weisberg
Dean, School of Fine Arts
January 10, 2002
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Sarah BottjerSarah Bottjer
Professor, Biological Sciences
February 6, 2002
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Alison Dundes RentelnAlison Dundes Renteln
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
March 7, 2002
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Aimee BenderAimee Bender
Professor, Department of English
April 3, 2002
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Fall 2001

Peter NoscoPeter Nosco
Professor East Asian Languages and Cultures
September 5, 2001
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Steven L. LamySteven L. Lamy
Associate Professor & Director, International Relations
October 3, 2001
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Robert BillerRobert Biller
Professor, Policy, Planning & Development
November 7, 2001


Bruce E. ZuckermanBruce E. Zuckerman
Associate Professor, Religion
Director, USC Archaeological Research Collection
December 6, 2001
Daily Trojan Article