Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

The Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series brings notable speakers from across the U.S. to present topics related to education, teaching, leadership, and health. 

Upcoming Lectures

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Previous Lectures

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Engaging Youth for Food Justice in Latino Communities

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Featuring Alex Ortega, Professor of Health Policy and Director of the Center for Population Health and Community Impact

Cissy McDaniel Parker Conference Room
April 28, 2022

Learning from Covid-19: Struggle, Hope, and Racial (In)Equities

Dean's Distinguished Lecture presented by Michelle Knight-Manuel, professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Cissy McDaniel Parker Room
November 12, 2021

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Methodological Practices in the Service of Social Justice

Presented by Todd Little, Professor of Educational Psychology and Leadership, Texas Tech University

April 28, 2021

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For Every Complex Problem: Increasing Equity in School Discipline through Interdisciplinary Research Research

Presented by Kent McIntosh, Professor and Phillip H. Knight Chair, College of Education at the University of Oregon

April 7, 2021

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Why Indigenous Leadership Matters in Higher Education

Presented by Yakama Scholar Michelle M. Jacob, professor of Indigenous Studies and Director of the Sapsik’ʷałá (Teacher) Education Program in the Department of Education Studies at the University of Oregon

March 3, 2021