EEE Lectures — Fall 2024

Join us for eleven thought-provoking lectures on Fridays from September 6 to November 22, 2024 from 2-3 pm. Lectures are held at Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St., South Burlington and on Zoom Webinar.

Friday, September 6

Rodney Smolla, JD, President, Vermont Law and Graduate School

“The Ever Changing Face of American Constitutional Law”

Friday, September 13

Thomas Denenberg, John Wilmerding Director and CEO, Shelburne Museum

“The Railroad in American Art”

Friday, September 20

Rebecca Holcombe, Vermont State Representative; former Vermont Secretary of Education 2014-2018

“Freedom and Unity: What Happens to PK 12 Public Education When We Are Not Really in This Together?”

Friday, September 27

John Brooklyn, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, UVMMC; Medical Director, Howard Center Chittenden Clinic and BayMark St. Albans

“The Tip of the Iceberg: How Vermont Is Addressing the Opioid Crisis”

Friday, October 11

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Economic Development

“Achieving Affordability: How Economic Development Could Make Vermont More Affordable”

Friday, October 18

Sunder Ramaswamy, PhD, Distinguished Professor of International Economics, Director of International and Global Studies, Middlebury College

“Elephants Can Dance – India’s Expanding Role in the Global Economy”

Friday, October 25

Matthew Dickinson, Professor of Political Science, Middlebury College

“Forecasting the Presidential Election: Who Will Win and Why?”

Friday, November 1

Cheryl Casey, PhD, Professor of Communication, Champlain College

“Sorting the Spin: How to Spot Made-Up, Murky and Misleading Information”

Friday, November 8

Michele Commercio, Professor of Political Science, Director of Russian/East European Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Transfer Affairs, UVM

“The Politics of the Great Patriotic War in Post-Soviet Russia”

Friday, November 15

Sarah Owen, PhD, State Toxicologist, Vermont Department of Health

“Chemical Soup: PFAS and Other Environmental Contaminants in Our Food and Water”

Friday, November 22

Richard Plumb, PhD, President, St. Michaels College

“Opportunities and Challenges of Small Liberal Arts Colleges”

CCTV Center for Media & Democracy, Vermont

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