SwatTalk sessions are recorded as permitted by the presenters.
2022–23 SwatTalks: Watch the full series on YouTube
with Rebecca Hall '85
with Kimberly St. Julian-Varnon '12 and Professor of Russian Sibelan Forrester
with Christiana Figueres '79
"Laments, Loss, the Black West, and Reimagining a Father's Photographs"
with Professor Steven Hopkins and Associate Professor Ron Tarver
with Tayarisha Poe '12
with Krys Malcolm Belc '09
Request: "Crossroads with Jonathan Franzen '81"
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featuring Alex Friedfeld '12 with Jamie Stiehm '82
with Octavio González '97 and Julia Bouwsma '02
with Qian Julie Wang ’09, author of “Beautiful Country”
with Paul Cato ’14, doctoral candidate at the University of Chicago
with John Mather ’68, H'94, NASA's senior project scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope
with Sasha Issenberg ’02, journalist, author, and professor of political science
with Morgan Simon ’04, founding partner of Candide Group
with Roane Carey ’82, former managing editor of The Nation
with Robert Putnam ’63, Malkin Research Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University
with Shreena Gandhi ’01, professor of religious studies at Michigan State University, and Cheryl Sanders ’74, professor of Christian ethics at Howard University and senior pastor of the Third Street Church of God in Washington, D.C. This SwatTalk is part of the Racial Justice Series.
with Carolyn Rouse '87, professor and chair of the department of anthropology at Princeton University, and Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young '04, assistant professor of public health at the University of California, Merced. This SwatTalk is part of the Racial Justice Series.
Watch: “Unlearning our Learning: Challenges, Change, & Future Directions for Equity and Justice in Education”
with Chris Edley ’73, president of The Opportunity Institute, and Jonathan Glater ’93, professor of law at UCLA School of Law. This SwatTalk is part of the Racial Justice Series.
with Miriam Zoila Pérez ’06, writer, speaker, and activist. This SwatTalk is part of the Racial Justice Series.
with reporter Hansi Lo Wang ’09. This SwatTalk is part of the Racial Justice Series.
with Jed Rakoff ’64, Andrea Young ’76, and Phil Weiser ’90
with Audrey Chan ’04. This SwatTalk is part of the Racial Justice Series.
with author Maya Shanbhag Lang '00
with Jamie Stiehm ’82, columnist
with Judge Jed Rakoff ’64, H'03
with Dawn Porter '88, filmmaker and producer
with Sanjay Richards '04, New York police officer
with John Alston H'15, executive and artistic director of the Chester Children's Chorus
with Sable Mensah '11, Founder and CEO of Equitable Outcomes, LLC
with Jim Bock '90, Vice President and Dean of Admissions
with Michael Dukakis '55, Carl Levin '56, and Chris Van Hollen '83. Moderated by Richter Professor of Political Science Carol Nackenoff.
with Amy Vollmer, Isaac H. Clothier Jr. Professor of Biology
with David Kaufman ’94, head of Translational Development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute
with Dean Baker '81, senior economist for Center for Economic and Policy Research
with Jon Lorsch '90, director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences
with Mara Hvistendahl '02, writer
with Davia Temin '74, president & CEO of Temin & Company, Inc.
with Josh Green ’92, Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
with Phil Weiser '90, Colorado Attorney General
with Greg Brown, Vice President for Finance and Administration
"Getting Green Done: President's Sustainability Research Fellowship Program"
with Professor of Sociology Joy Charlton and Director of Sustainability Aurora Winslade. A video recording and transcript of this SwatTalk is not available, but you may view the presentation slides here.
with Assistant Professor of Educational Studies Edwin Mayorga and Sustainability Program Manager Melissa Tier ’14
with Professor of English Literature Betsy Bolton and Climate Action Senior Fellow Nathan Graf ’16
with Alex Aleinikoff '74
with Associate Professor of Sociology Lee Smithey and Thomas McGovern ’17