Carnegie Mellon University

Featured Lectures

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Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander

Author, Legal Scholar, Social Justice Advocate

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Emery Brown

Emery N. Brown

Statistician, Anesthesiologist, Neuroscientist

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Michelene Chi

Michelene "Micki" T.H. Chi

Cognitive and Educational Learning Scientist

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Brittney Cooper

Brittney Cooper

Black feminist, intersectional scholar and author of "Eloquent Rage"

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Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni

Author, Poet, Essayist and Activist

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Louis Gomez

Louis Gomez

Professor of Education and of Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

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Arthur Levine

Arthur Levine

Thought Leader in Education

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Sam Quinones

Sam Quinones

Journalist, Storyteller, Opiate Epidemic Specialist

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Geraldine Richmond

Geraldine Richmond

Chemist, Advocate for Science Literacy and Inclusion

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Daniela Rus

Daniela Rus

Robotocist, Computer and Data Scientist, Researcher, Educator

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Margaret Stewart

Margaret Gould Stewart

Vice President for Product Design, Facebook

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Terry Williams

Terry Tempest Williams

Author, Educator, Activist, Conservationist

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Co-Sponsored Lectures

Attorney Ben Crump and Michelle Williams

AB Presents: A Conversation about Anti-Racism with Attorney Ben Crump and Michelle Williams

Thursday, October 29
7 p.m. ET

Co-sponsored by AB Lectures


William Frey

How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America

Tuesday, October 20
5 p.m. ET

Co-sponsored by the College of Fine Arts, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy


Naomi Oreskes 

Why Trust Science?

February 20, 2020

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program
CMU Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society

Jaime Grant

Making Way: Actionable Steps for All-Gender Inclusion

February 13, 2020

Health Services
Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Title IX Initiatives
Chatham University

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Liz Ogbu

Do No Harm: The Role of Design(ers) in Complicated Times

February 3, 2020

School of Architecture
School of Design

Dominic "D-trix" Sandoval

An Evening with Dominic "D-trix" Sandoval: Performance and Interview

January 23, 2020

Asian Students Association
Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Kathryn Anthony

Defined by Design: The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places

September 16, 2019

School of Architecture
School of Design

Anna Clark

The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy

September 11, 2019

Department of History
Humanities Center
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
A.W. Mellon Foundation

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Settler Colonialism as Genocide

September 7, 2019

Center for Arts and Society

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment

September 6, 2019

Department of History

Sir David Spiegelhalter

Communicating Statistics in an Age of Fragmented Media and Contested Science

April 22, 2019

Department of Statistics & Data Science

Paul Brockman

Doctors Without Borders and the Myanmar Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh

April 4, 2019

Department of Modern Languages

Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens

Margaret Morrison Distinguished Lecture
Medical Bondage and the Birth of American Gynecology

March 28, 2019

Department of History and CAUSE

Edda Fields Black

Orchestral Debut
Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice

February 13, 2019

Department of History

Katherine Baicker

Whither US Health Care?

November 16, 2018

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy

Hon. Max Baer and Hon. Maureen Lally-Green

A Forum
Gerrymandering and the Constitution

November 5, 2018

Pre-Law Program

Hugh Dubberly

HCI: Software, Services, and Products

November 2, 2018

Human Computer Interaction Institute

Alan Mallach

The Divided City

October 30, 2018

Remaking Cities Institute

Ellen Weintraub

Money, Politics and the Weaponization of the First Amendment

October 29, 2018

Pre-Law Program

Anthony DiGioia

Vision, Passion and Teamwork: Transforming Healthcare the CMU Way

October 12, 2018

Division of Student Affairs

Rea Dol, Anderson Soulouque, Paul Namphy

Growing Hope: Grassroots Activism in Haiti

October 11, 2018

ProSeed Grant
Department of Modern Languages

Cass Sunstein

Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media

September 27, 2018

Program for Deliberative Democracy
Center for Ethics and Public Policy
Pre-Law Program