Honors Lecture Series

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Honors Lecture Series

Initially implemented in 2004, the Honors Lecture Series brings a very wide range of intellectually stimulating scholarly work and issues to Barrett students and the ASU community. The Honors Lecture Series highlights both the great faculty at ASU and scholars of all fields from across the nation.

The purpose of the Honors Lecture Series is:

  • Enlightenment
  • Exposure to a plethora of specialty topics
  • Interaction with researchers on current contemporary themes
  • Enhancement of the honors experience


Date Lecturer Title
November 15, 2018 Dr. Rebecca Messbarger “The Lessons in Medical Humanities”
October 1, 2018 Dr. Oren Kroll-Zeldin “Is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Really Intractable? The possibilities of justice and peace in the Middle East”
February 28, 2018 Judge B. Don Taylor III “Genocide in the Age of Google: International Criminal Justice at the Crossroads”
October 17, 2017 Dr. Sarah King Dr. Sarah King
January 24, 2017 Dr. Paul Carrese “Democracy, Leadership, and Election 2016”
October 4, 2016 Dr. Joel Garreau “The Future of What it Means to be Human”
March 29, 2016 Dr. Carl Elliot “Guinea-Pigging: The Secret Lives of Human Research Subjects”
November 16, 2015 John Dean “Perspective on the Watergate Scandal: Why It Matters Today”
October 6, 2015 Dr. Douglas Sullivan “Identity and Narrative in the Black Christ of Esquipulas, Guatemala”
September 22, 2015 Dr. Rao Kambhampati "Winding Our Way Down to Wall-E: Adventures in Artificial Intelligence”


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