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Gilbert Lecture

2022- "The Family Roe: Joshua Prager in Conversation with Professor Carol Nackenoff" Joshua Prager, Author of "The Family Roe: An American Story"  View video of the lecture here

2021-"Race, Punishment & Social Bonds in America" Ekow Yankah, Professor Law, Cardoza School of Law 

2017-"Will Republicans and Democrats Always Hate Each Other?" Marc J. Hetherington, Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University

2015-"LGBT Politics After Marriage Equality" Patrick J Egan ('92)

2013- "Counting Women's Ballots: How Did Women Vote Once They Won the 19th Amendment?" Christina Wolbrecht, Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame

2012-"Voting Rights and Voter Suppression in America" Alexander Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling, Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, John F. Kennedy School, Harvard University

2011- "Why the Tea Party is Obama's Ace in the Hole" John G. Greer, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University 

2010- "The Constitutional Struggle over Health Care Reform" Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment, Yale Law School

2008- "History in the Making? Assessing the 2008 Presidential Campaign and Its Implications for The Future of American Politics" Dr. Michael X Delli Carpini, Dean of the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania

2007- "Congress and the Courts: Why all the fuss about federal judges and why you should care" Sarah Binder, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University

2001- "Judicial Politics and the Rule of Law in Election 2000" Howard Gillman, Associate Professor, University of Southern California

1998- "The Challenge of American Illiberalism: Race and Civic Ideals" Rogers M. Smith, Professor of Political Science, Yale University