2008-09: Public Science, Popular Science Lecture Series

"The Physics of NASCAR"

Diandra Leslie-Pelecky
Dept. of Physics, University of Texas at Dallas

For more information of Dr. Leslie-Pelecky's work, see her website, Stock Car Science. Thursday, September 4

"Popularizing Darwin"

Bernard Lightman
Professor of the Humanities, York University 

For more on Dr. Lightman and his work, click here. Thursday, October 2

"Science Communication at a Crossroads"

Matthew Nesbit
School of Communications, American University

For more information on Dr. Nesbit and his work, take a look at his science blog, Framing Science. Thursday, February 5

"Glad to Have Evolved"

Olivia Judson
Research fellow, Imperial College, London and science journalist

For a taste of Dr. Judson's work, see her online science column for the NY Times.  Then, check out her website for her book, Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice for All Creation. Monday, March 23

"Keep Your Laws Off My Daughter's Body: The Politics of HPV Vaccination"

James Colgrove
Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, Columbia University

 For more information on Dr. Colgrove's work, click here. Thursday, April 16