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Programs from 2010 up to the present

 

 

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall: Influences on How We See Ourselves (2010)

Dr. Rosemarie Conforti, Professor, Media Studies, Southern Connecticut State University; Dr. Leif Nordberg, Physician, Stamford Hospital; Maud Purcell, Executive Director, The Life Solutions Center of Darien; Dr. Michele Respaut, Professor, Wellesley College

 

3R’s + 4C’s = 21st Century Education (2011)

Dr. Catalina Castillo, Principal, Charter School of Educational Excellence (Bronx, NY); Carolyn Copp, faculty, Brockton (MA) High School; Dr. David Karen, Professor, Bryn Mawr College; Dr. Brian Osborne, Superintendent, School District of South Orange and Maplewood (NJ)

 

Democracy Under Siege: Money, Media and Morals (2012)

John Bonifaz, J.D., Executive Director, Free Speech for People; Stephen Fuzesi, Jr., Visiting Fellow, Brown University; Dr. Hahrie Han, Assistant Professor, Wellesley College

 

The Politics of Food: Whatever Happened to Old MacDonald’s Farm? (2013)

Dr. Abby Kinchy, Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Dr. Robert Paarlberg, Professor, Wellesley College; Dr. Molly Tambor, Assistant Professor, Long Island University

         

Crime and Punishment: Justice for All? (2014)
Faith Angell, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Mount Holyoke (BA) and Bryn Mawr (MS) alumna; James Dzurenda, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Corrections; Sean Pica, Executive Director of Hudson Link; Dr. David Weiman, Professor of Economics at Barnard College

Income Inequality: What’s Happening to the American Dream? (2015)
Douglas Amy, Professor of Politics, Mount Holyoke College; Gene Callahan, Professor of Economics, SUNY Purchase; Ilene Lang, Past president of Catalyst, Inc. and Radcliffe College alumna; Markella Rutherford, Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College

Social Media and You: Unraveling the Mysteries and Realities
(2016)
Carole Bell, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Northeastern University and Radcliffe alumna; Jane Elizabeth, Senior Research Project Manager, American Press Institute; Gwyneth Jackaway, Associate Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University, and Barnard alumna; Brenda Lewis, Principal, Transactions Marketing, Inc. and Smith alumna

Artificial Intelligence (AI): The Good, The Bad, and the Unknown (2018)

Dr. Valerie Barr, Mount Holyoke College professor and alumna, on the history and development of AI

Dr. Roger Berkowitz, Bard College, on the social implications of AI

Dr. Mark Weinstock, Pace University, on the economic implications of AI

Andree Pruett, Program Director, Client Segment Marketing, IBM Global Markets, on current and future applications of AI

 

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