Wilkes University

Past Speakers - Max Rosenn Lecture Series in Law and Humanities

Past Speakers

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Cancer Survivor & Highest-Scoring NBA Player in History
Anna Deavere Smith
Playwright, actor, and professor
Ron Prosor
Abba Eban Chair of International Diplomacy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)
Anthony Lewis
Columnist, New York Times
Edwin Newman
NBC News
Joseph J. Sisco
Former Undersecretary of State
in Political Affairs
Former U.S. Ambassador
to United Nations
Henry Steele Commager
Historian, Professor of Law, 
Amherst College
Bettina Gregory
Senior Correspondent
Malcolm Toon
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union
Nina Totenberg
Legal Affairs Correspondent
National Public Radio
Ambler Moss
Dean, School of International Studies, University of Miami
John Paul Stevens
JusticeU.S. Supreme Court
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.
Author, Educator, Renowned Pediatrician
Leslie H. Gelb, Ph.D.
Author, Journalist,
New York Times Columnist
Tom J. Farer, J.D.
Director, International Relations Program
American University
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ph.D.
Author, Historian,
Political Analyst
Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
Chief Judge Emeritus,
United States Court of Appeals
Paul Simon
Retired United States Senator
Morris S. Dees, Jr.
Chief Trial Counsel, 
Southern Poverty Law Center
Abner J. Mikva
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law and Senior Fellow, IGPA University of Illinois
David Halberstam
Author, Journalist, and Historian
Norman Mailer 
Biographer,and  Historian
Fareed Zakaria
Newsweek International
Robin Wright
Author and Chief diplomatic correspondent
for The Los Angeles Times 
Amy Chua
Yale Law School Professor
Irshad Manji
Award-winning journalist
Bob Woodward
Assistant Managing Editor of
The Washington Post
Christopher Dillon Quinn
Award winning documentary film director
John Bul Dau
one of The Lost Boys of Sudan
featured in the film God Grew Tired of Us
Richard Leakey
Conservationist, Activist
Zanny Minton-Beddoes
Economics Editor
The Economist
Greg Mortenson
Best-selling author and humanitarian
Co-author Three Cups of Tea
Michelle Rhee
Founder and CEO of StudentsFIrst
Cory Booker
Mayor - Newark, New Jersey
Noah Feldman
Bemis Professor - Harvard University
Richard Lugar
Retired United States Senator
Brian Greene
String Theorist
Author of "The Elegant Universe"