Distinguished Visiting Scholars/Guest Lectures

The Liberal Studies Project also supports lectures by guest scholars and researchers from the USA and abroad. A selected list of presenters includes:

  • Brian Fagan, Professor, University of California Santa Brabara

  • Nikos Xanthoulis, Professor, Athens Conservatory of Music

  • Maurice Ashley, International Grandmaster of Chess

  • Caroline Willikes, Zoo-archeologist, University of Calgary

  • Maya Lin, Artist and Architect

  • Bill Broad, Winner of Pulitzer Prize, Science Writer for The New York Times

  • Jane Goodall, Primitologist and Ethologist

  • Robert Ballard, Oceanographer and Marine Geologist, President of the Institute for Exploration in Mystic, Connecticut

  • Bob Brier, Egyptologist, Long Island University, New York

  • Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Director of the British School in Rome

  • Azar Nafisi, Author of Reading Lolita in Teheran, John Hopkins University

  • Cristina Garcia, Cuban writer and journalist, Los Angeles, California