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Past Domain Dinners have covered a wide range of topics and involved hundreds of faculty members. A complete list of past dinners can be found below.  

2011 - Present 2006 - 2010 2001 - 2005  1998 - 2000


2011 - Present

Date

Title

Presenters

4/5/2017 Water Insecurity: Understanding its Consequences and Identifying Solutions Sera Young (Moderator and Presenter), Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
David Dana,
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Aaron Packman,
Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
11/29/2016 Developmental Origins of Health and Disease: From Discovery to Application Lindsay Chase Lansdale (Moderator), Human Development and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy
Christopher Kuzawa,
Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Donald Lloyd-Jones,
Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Laurie Wakschlag,
Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine
5/25/2016 Trust in Our Social, Economic, and Personal Lives Kent Grayson (Moderator), Associate Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management
Bruce G. Carruthers, John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Sandy Goldberg, Professor, Chair, Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Paola Sapienza, Donald C. Clark/HSBC Chair in Consumer Finance, Professor, Kellogg School of Management
2/11/2016 Storytelling Across Media David Tolchinsky (Moderator), Professor and Chair, Department of Radio/Television/Film, School of Communication
Stuart Dybek, Distinguished Writer in Residence and Visiting Professor, English, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Rebecca Gilman, Professor, Radio/Television/Film, School of Communication
Alex Kotlowitz, Writer in Residence, Center for the Writing Arts, Senior Lecturer, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, Medill School of Journalism
Debra Tolchinsky, Associate Professor, Radio/Television/Film, School of Communication
12/3/2015 The Future of Healthcare - Economic, Law, and Policy Perspectives Bernard Black (Moderator), Nicholas D. Chabraja Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law; Professor, Finance, Kellogg School of Management
Craig Garthwaite, Assistant Professor, Strategy, Kellogg School of Management
Matthew Notowidigdo, Associate Professor, Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
4/7/2015 New Technologies That Will Be Transformative Mark Hersam (Moderator), Bette and Neison Harris Chair in Teaching Excellence; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, and Medicine; Director, Materials Research Center, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Malcolm MacIver, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ramille Shah, Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine
1/21/2015 Thought Leadership and the Academy: Knowledge, Credibility, and the Marketplace of Ideas Lindsay Chase-Lansdale (Co-Moderator), Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and Associate Provost for Faculty
Michele Weldon (Co-Moderator), Assistant Professor Emerita, Journalism, Medill School of Journalism; Director, Northwestern Public Voices Fellowship
Karen Alter, Professor, Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Eszter Hargittai, Delaney Family Professor of Communication Studies, School of Communication
Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Associate Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Paloma Toledo, Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine
4/21/2014 The Future of Communication and Health Bruce Lambert (Moderator), Professor, Communication Studies, Director of the Center for Communication and Health, School of Communication
David Baker, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine
Donna Leff, Professor of Journalism, Faculty Associate, Institute for Policy Research, Medill School of Journalism
10/15/2013 Detroit's Bankruptcy and the Future of Chicago Janice Eberly (Moderator), James R. and Helen D. Russell Distinguished Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management
Kevin Boyle, William Smith Mason Professor of American History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Therese McGuire, ConAgra Foods Research Professorship in Strategic Management, Kellogg School of Management
5/18/2013 The Possibilities of Big Data Luis Amaral (Moderator), Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Cate Brinson, Jerome B. Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chair, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy, Institute for Policy Research Director and Faculty Fellow
Michael Schmitt, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Justin Starren, Associate Professor in Preventive Medicine-Health and Biomedical Informatics and Medical Social Sciences, Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine-Health and Biomedical Informatics, Feinberg School of Medicine
1/17/2013 Neuroeconomics and Neuromarketing John Csernansky, MD, (Moderator), Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Feinberg School of Medicine
Hans Breiter, MD, Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Feinberg School of Medicine
Camelia Kuhnen, Associate Professor, Finance, Kellogg School of Management
Frank Mulhern, Professor, Integrated Marketing and Communications, Media, Medill School of Journalism
10/23/2012 The Presidential Election - How Electoral Institutions and Media Shape Outcomes Jamie Druckman (Moderator), Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research
Robert Bennett, Nathaniel L. Nathanson Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Traci Burch, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Faculty Associate at the Institute for Policy Research, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Rachel Davis Mersey, Associate Professor, Journalism, Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research, Medill School of Journalism
5/22/2012 How Systems and Synthetic Biology Are Transforming Medicine, Technology, and Society Keith Tyo (Moderator), Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Seth Corey, Professor, Pediatrics and Cell and Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Michael Jewett, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Joshua Leonard, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Laurie Zoloth, Professor, Medical Humanities and Bioethics and Religion, Feinberg School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
3/1/2012 Innovative Approaches in Drug Discovery and Development Andrew Mazar (Moderator), Research Professor, Molecular Biosciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Herb Meltzer, Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine
Tony Schaeffer, Professor, Chair, Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Karl Scheidt, Teaching Professor, Associate Professor, Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Doug Vaughan, Irving Cutter Professor, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
1/12/2012 The Middle East in Transition: New Perspectives by Northwestern University Faculty Carl Petry (Moderator), Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani Chair in Middle East Studies, Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Hamid Naficy, Professor of Radio-TV-Film, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani Professor in Communication, School of Communication
James Schwoch, Professor in Communication, Associate Dean, Northwestern University in Qatar
Jessica Winegar, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/31/2011 Quantitative Social Science: Impact and Policy Janice Eberly (Moderator), John L. and Helen Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management
Thomas J. Brennan, Assistant Professor, Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law; Assistant Professor, Finance, Kellogg School of Management
Dale T. Mortensen, Ida C. Cook Professor of Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Jonathan A. Parker, Donald C. Clark/HSBC Chair in Consumer Finance, Kellogg School of Management

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2006 - 2010

Date

Title

Presenters

11/16/2009 Sustainability Daniel Diermeier (Moderator), Professor, Kellogg Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management
David Dana, Professor, Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Kimberly Gray, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Klaus Weber, Assistant Professor, Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management"
10/5/2009 Global Health Technologies Matthew Glucksberg, Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
William Leonard, Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
David Kelso, Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health Technologies, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Robert Murphy, Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, Director of the Center for Global Health, Feinberg School of Medicine
Michael Ferro, Member of the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University; Board Chair of World Health Imaging, Telemedicine and Information Technology Alliance
5/11/2009 The Science of Team Science Holly Falk-Krzesinski (Moderator), Director, Office of Research Development and Team Support, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Luis Amaral, Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Noshir Contractor, Director, Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC); Professor, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Communication Studies, School of Communication; Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management
Benjamin Jones, Associate Professor, Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management
Brian Uzzi, Co-Director, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems; Professor, Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management
3/3/2009 The Obesity Epidemic  Lewis Landsberg (Moderator), Professor, Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Fred Turek, Professor, Neurobiology and Physiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Donald Lloyd-Jones, Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Robert Kushner, Professor, General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Eric Hungness, Assistant Professor, Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine
9/22/2008 Patient Safety John Linehan (Moderator), Professor, Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Jane Holl, Director, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Professor, Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Don Norman, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
William White, Professor, Industrial Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Management Sciences, Kellogg School of Management
4/29/2008 Educational Policy in the USA Tom Cook, Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Larry Hedges, Professor, Statistics and Education and Social Policy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
James Spillane, Professor, School of Education and Social Policy
4/14/2008 Materials for the 21st Century Venkat Chandrasekhar (Moderator), Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Samuel Bader, Adjunct Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and Group Leader of the Nanomagnetics Group, Argonne National Laboratory
Vinayak Dravid, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
James Sauls, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
3/11/2008 Signals, Sounds, and Sensations: Speech and Music in Brains and Computers Ann Bradlow, Associate Professor, Linguistics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Nina Kraus, Hugh Knowles Professor, Communication Sciences, School of Communication; Neurobiology & Physiology, Otolarynology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Bryan Pardo, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
12/3/2007 Center for Energy-Efficient Transportation Cate Brinson, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
David Dunand, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harold Kung, Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Hani Mahmassani, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; and Patterson Distinguished Chair of Transportation, Northwestern University Transportation Center
Mark Ratner, Professor, Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Joseph Schofer, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
5/22/2007 Design: Chicago Julio Ottino (Moderator), Dean, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Don Norman, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Ed Colgate, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sunil Chopra, Senior Associate Dean, Kellogg School of Management
2/12/2007 Technology and Social Behavior Justine Cassell (Moderator), Director, Center for Technology and Social Behavior
Bryan Pardo, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Darren Gergle, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication
Don Norman, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
5/2/2006 Science and Ethics of Emerging Reproductive Technologies Kelly Mayo (Moderator), Professor and Chair, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Teresa Woodruff, Professor, Neurobiology and Physiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Ralph Kazer, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Northwestern Fertility Clinic, Feinberg School of Medicine
Laurie Zoloth, Professor, Medical Ethics and Humanities, Feinberg School of Medicine
4/11/2006 Environmental Issues Kimberly Gray, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
David Dana, Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Peter Stair, Director, Center for Catalysis and Surface Science; Professor, Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
4/3/2006 Math, Matter, and Money Joseph Jerome (Moderator), Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Arthur Freeman, Morrison Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Brian Moran, Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Gregory Olson, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
3/7/2006 Music, Language, and Cognition: Contemporary Perspectives on Enduring Questions Richard Ashley, Associate Professor, Music Cognition/Music Academic Studies, Bienen School of Music
Robert Gjerdingen, Professor, Music Cognition/Music Academic Studies, Bienen School of Music
Janet Pierrehumbert, Professor, Linguistics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Patrick Wong, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Communication
2/1/2006 Diaspora I: Diaspora and Interdisciplinarity Brian Edwards, Assistant Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Barnor Hesse, Associate Professor, African American Studies, Sociology, and Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Ji-Yeon Yuh, Associate Professor, History and Director of the Asian American Studies Program, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Michael Hanchard, Professor, Political Science and Director of the Institute for Diasporic Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

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2001 - 2005

Date

Title

Presenters

12/13/2005 Emerging Pandemics: Infectious Diseases Rise Again Theodore Jardetzky (Moderator), Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Robert Lamb, John Evans Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Curt Horvath, Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and Senior Scientist, ENH Department of Medicine
Steven Wolinsky, MD, Samuel J. Sackett Professor, Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine
12/5/2005 Coherent Quantum Control John Ketterson (Moderator), Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Venkat Chandrasekhar, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Prem Kumar, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Tamar Seideman, Professor, Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
6/2/2005 Mathematics - At the Center of Interdisciplinary Research Paul Goerss (Co-Moderator), Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Michael Miksis (Co-Moderator), Professor, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
David Austen-Smith, Professor, Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management
William Kath, Professor, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Jorge Nocedal, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering and Management Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Jared Wunsch, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
6/16/2005 Origins II: Life in the Universe Teresa Horton (Moderator), Research Scientist and Associate Professor, Neurobiology and Physiology and Lecturer, Program in Biological Sciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Andre De Gouvea, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Frederic Rasio, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Brad Sageman, Professor, Geological Sciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
4/7/2005 Regenerative Medicine Mary Hendrix, Professor, Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine
Jack Kessler, Benjamin Boshes Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine Neurology
William Lowe, Professor, Endocrinology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Sam Stupp, Board of Trustees Professor, McCormick Materials Science and Engineering; Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
3/10/2005 Culture and Prejudice Sarah Fraser (Moderator), Associate Professor, Art History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Scott Curtis, Associate Professor, Radio/Television/Film, School of Communication
Elisabeth Elliott, Senior Lecturer, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Inna Naroditskaya, Assistant Professor, Musicology, Bienen School of Music
Andrew Wachtel, Bertha and Max Dressler Professor of the Humanities, Slavic Languages and Literature, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Dean, The Graduate School; and Director, Center for International and Comparative Studies
2/28/2005 Managing Risk in an Uncertain World Mark Daskin, Professor, Industrial Engineering and Management Science and the Transportation Center, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Timothy Feddersen, H. Wendell Hobb Professor, Managerial Economics and Decision Science, Kellogg School of Management
Peter Gann, Professor, Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Vadim Linetsky, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering and Management Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Ajit Tamhane, Professor and Chair, Industrial Engineering and Management Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
1/26/2005 Origins I: Life on Earth Frederic Rasio (Moderator), Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Teresa Horton, Research Scientist and Associate Professor, Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine
William Leonard, Professor and Chair, Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Mark Robinson, Research Associate Professor, Geological Sciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
1/19/2005 Prosthetics Dudley Childress (Moderator), Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Steven Gard, Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine
Todd Kuiken, Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrical and Computer Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Richard Weir, Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine
12/6/2004 Neural Engineering for the Restoration of Human Function John Troy (Moderator), Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology and Physiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Mitra Hartman, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi, Professor, Physiology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine; Biomedical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Michael Peshkin, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
11/29/2004 Digitized Communications John Franks (Moderator), Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Jeffrey Garret, Assistant University Librarian
Eszter Hargittai, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies and IPR, School of Communication
Martin Mueller, Professor, English, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
6/9/2004 Humanities Computing Michelle Citron, Professor, Radio/TV/Film, School of Communication
Brian Dennis, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Journalism, Medill School of Journalism
Sarah Fraser, Associate Professor, Art History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Carl Smith, Professor, English, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/17/2004 Networks and Pathways Luis Amaral, Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Rick Morimoto, Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Julio Ottino, Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Brian Uzzi, Associate Professor, Management and Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/10/2004 "Roadmap" for Research at Northwestern Gary Borisy, Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Rick Morimto, Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
4/1/2004 Appearances and Reality: Psychological and Computational Perspectives on Representing What We See Bruce Gooch, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Satoru Suzuki, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Peter Vishton, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Benjamin Watson, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
3/18/2004 Nanoengineering - Integrative and Cooperative Behaviors John Torkelson, Professor, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Mark Hersam, Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Alexander Golovin, Assistant Professor, Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Rodney Ruoff, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
2/19/2004 Science and Society - Business, Politics, and the Public Janice Castro, Assistant Professor, Journalism, Medill School of Journalism
Rex Chisholm, Professor, Genetic Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Daniel Diermeier, Professor, Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management
Alicia Loffler, Professor, Biotechnology, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
1/19/2004 Social Relations, Stress, Biology, and Health Emma Adam, Assistant Professor, School of Education and Social Policy
Thomas McDade, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Fred Turek, Professor, Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Thomas Cook, Professor, Sociology and Institute for Policy Research, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
12/4/2003 Understanding and Facilitating Spacial Thinking in Science and Education David Uttal, Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Dedre Gentner, Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Kenneth Forbus, Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
11/18/2003 Northern Africa: Identities and Identifications Souleyman Bachir Diagne, Professor, Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Margo Badran, Research Professor, Religion, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Nasrin Qader, Assistant Professor, French and Italian, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
10/16/2003 From the Laboratory to the Market Place: Commercializing Science in the 21st Century John Disterhoft (Moderator), Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Lester 'Skip' Binder, Professor, Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Thomas Meade, Professor, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, and Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Scott Stern, Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management
5/4/2003 Histories and Practices of the Imagination Kristian Hammond, Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Barbara Newman, Professor, Religion, English, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Claudia Swann, Assistant Professor, Art History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
1/23/2003 Cognitive Brain Mapping at Northwestern Marsel Mesulam, Professor, Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Kenneth Paller, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Dana Small, Assistant Professor, Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Cynthia Thompson, Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, School of Communication
5/30/2002 Interdisciplinary Research in the Life Sciences Rex Chisholm, Professor, Cell & Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Joseph Takahashi, Professor, NBP, Feinberg School of Medicine
Thomas O'Halloran, Professor, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
3/11/2002 Racial Diversity in Higher Education Henry Bienen (Moderator), President, Northwestern University
William G. Bowen, President, Mellon Foundation
12/10/2001 Discussion on ILS Succession Kristian Hammond, Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Douglas Medin, Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Barbara O'Keefe, Dean, School of Communication
Brian Reiser, Associate Professor, Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy
11/8/2001 Reports from the Interdisciplinary Front: Experiments in Art and Technology Annette Barbier, Associate Professor, Radio/TV/Film, School of Communication
Gary Kendall, Associate Professor, Bienen School of Music
Ian Horswill, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
David Tolchinsky, Assistant Professor, Radio/TV/Film, School of Communication
10/16/2001 Bringing Academic Innovation to the Market: Challenges for Technology Driven Business Henry Bienen (Moderator), President, Northwestern University
Drew Senyei, GP, Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
Nasser Peyghambarian, Professor, Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
6/6/2001 Complex Systems Julio Ottino, Professor, Chemical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Uri Wilensky, Associate Professor, School of Education & Social Policy
Vassily Hatzimanikatis, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Daniel Diermeier, Professor, Management Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management
Jon Widom, Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Sara Solla, Professor, Physiology, Physics & Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Stan Reiter, Professor, Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/17/2001 The Presidential Debates David Zarefsky, Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication
Ellen Shearer, Professor, Medill School of Journalism
Leslie Hinderyckx, Professor, Theatre, School of Communication
4/19/2001 Architecture and Patterning of Natural and Synthetic Materials Gary Borisy, Professor, Cell & Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Prem Kumar, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Mark Hersam, Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
4/2/2001 Citizens, Citizenship, and Civic Life: Deterioration, Revival, or Evolution? Jeff Manza, Associate Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
John McKnight, Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication
Doug Cassel, Associate Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
3/16/2001 From Mad Cows to "Psi-chotic" Yeast: New Frontiers in Genetics, Evolution, Disease, and Materials Science Susan Lindquist, Professor, Molecular Genetics, University of Chicago

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1998 - 2000

Date

Title

Presenters

11/29/2000 Varieties of Discrimination: Attitudes, Cognition, and Statistics Charles Manski, Professor, Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Mary Pattillo-McCoy, Associate Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Jeffrey Sherman, Associate Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
6/8/2000 Health Policy: Public vs. Market Provisions Peter Swenson, Associate Professor, Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Peter Budetti, Professor, Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
David Dranov, Professor, Management & Strategy, Kellogg School of Management
5/11/2000 The Culture of Argumentation Jane Guyer, Director, Program of African Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Donna Leff, Professor, Medill School of Journalism
Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Professor, Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Robert Burns, Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law School
4/26/2000 Probing the Hierarchy of Structure in Materials: From the Visible to the Invisible Vinayak Dravid, Associate Professor, Materials Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Robert Judd, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine; Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Michael Bedzyk, Associate Professor, Material Science, McCormick School of Engineering; Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Hui Cao, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Jean-Francois Gaillard, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Geological Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
William Klein, Professor, Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Neurology, Feinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Sridhar Krishnaswamy, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
John Torkelson, Professor, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Richard Van Duyne, Professor, Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
4/24/2000 Space Reginald Gibbons, Professor, English, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Judy Ledgerwood, Assistant Professor, Art Theory and Practice, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Susan Lee, Professor and Director, Dance Program in the Theatre Department, School of Communication
Amnon Wolman, Associate Professor, Bienen School of Music
David Mickenberg, Director of the Block Museum
4/17/2000 Language Acquisition Nina Kraus, Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, School of Communication; Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Gregory Ward, Professor, Linguistics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Sandra Waxman, Professor, Psychology, School of Education & Social Policy
4/4/2000 Evolution and Culture Richard Kraut, Moderator, Professor, Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
David Hull, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
William Irons, Professor, Anthropology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
J. Peter Murmann, Professor, Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management
2/9/2000 Gene Therapy through Tissue Engineering Samuel Stupp, Professor, Materials Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Anthony Atala, Associate Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Lonnie Shea, PhD Candidate, Chemical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
1/25/2000 Inequality Ann Orloff, Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Michael Wallerstein, Professor, Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
1/13/2000 Art, Patronage, and Responsibility David Mickenberg, Director, Block Museum
Andrew Wachtel, Professor, Comparative Literature, Slavic Languages and Literature, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Mary Jane Jacob, Independent Curator, Former Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Los Angeles
12/9/1999 Free Expression, Economic Power, and the Democratic Dilemma Benjamin Page, Professor, Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Richard Schwarzlose, Professor, Medill School of Journalism
Martin Redish, Professor, Law & Public Policy, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Jean Goodwin, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication
12/2/1999 Protein Machines that Signal and Transport in Cells Heidi Hamm, Professor, MPBC/Ophthalmology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Andreas Matouschek, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Cellular Biology and Molecular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Stephen A. Adam, Associate Professor, Cell & Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Lawrence Pinto, Professor, Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/26/1999 Cognitive Science from a Social Perspective Louis Gomez (Moderator), School of Education and Social Policy
Kristian Hammond, Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Carol Lee, Professor, School of Education and Social Policy
Carol Heimer, Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Dedre Gentner, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/18/1999 Concepts of Truth in Intellectual History David Joravsky, Professor, History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Richard Kieckhefer, Professor, Religion, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Sara Monoson, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Tim Breen, Professor, History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
5/4/1999 You Call That Art?  Mary Zimmerman, Assistant Professor, Performance Studies, School of Communication
Michelle Citron, Professor, Radio/TV/Film, School of Communication
Dwight Conquergood, Associate Professor, Performance Studies, School of Communication
Jeanne Dunning, Associate Professor, Art Theory and Practice, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
4/29/1999 Bioimaging: New Ways of Seeing Our Bodies, Our Cells, and Our Molecules Jon Widom, Professor, Biochemistry, Cellular Biology and Molecular Biology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Paul Finn, Professor, Radiology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Rex Chisholm, Professor, Cell & Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Rick Morimoto, Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology; Dean, The Graduate School
4/8/1999 Immigration Joseph Ferrie, Associate Professor, Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Joe Barton, Associate Professor, History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Vilna Bashi, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Dipak Jain, Associate Dean, Kellogg School of Management
4/5/1999 Neural Networks for Allocating Spatial Attention: Lessons from Human Brain Mapping and Behavioral Neurology David Mickenberg, Director, Block Museum
Andrew Wachtel, Professor, Comparative Literature, Slavic Languages and Literature, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Mary Jane Jacob, Independent Curator, Former Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Los Angeles
3/11/1999 Resolved: Technological Changes in Communication Generally Represent Progress Joel Mokyr, Professor, Economics, History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
David Abrahamson, Associate Professor, Medill School of Journalism
Chuck Kleinhans, Associate Professor, Radio/TV/Film, School of Communication
Laura Kipnis, Associate Professor, Radio/TV/Film, School of Communication
Michael Leff, Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication
2/8/1999 Research Paradigms for Linking Social Science Research to Policy and Practice Charles Manski, Professor, Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Annelise Riles, Assistant Professor, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Michael Whinston, Professor, Economics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Susan Herbst, Associate Professor, Political Science, American Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Leigh Thompson, Professor, Organizational Behavior, Kellogg School of Management
Greg Duncan, Professor, School of Education & Social Policy
1/26/1999 Justice Regina Schwartz, Professor, English, Religion, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Thomas McCarthy, Professor, Philosophy, Communication Studies, School of Communication
Bonnie Honig, Professor, Political Science, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Dilip Gaonkar, Associate Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication
1/12/1999 Soft Materials Tobin Marks, Professor, Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Samuel Stupp, Professor, Material Science, Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Pulak Dutta, Professor, Physics & Astronomy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Kevin Healy, Assistant Professor, PhysMed/Rehab/Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
12/9/1998 Cognitive Sciences Overview Dedre Gentner, Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Marcia Grabowecky, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Ian Horswill, Professor, Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
David Uttal, Assistant Professor, Psychology, School of Education & Social Policy

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