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Her lecture is titled, "People Modeling in the Wild."
Jenny Offill's first novel Last Things was a finalist for the L.A. Times First Book Award. Her second novel, Dept. of Speculation has been shortlisted for several prizes and awards, including the L.A. Times Fiction Award.
Dr. Wright is a geographer and oceanographer, and a leading authority in the application of Geographic Information System technology to the field of ocean and coastal science. She played a key role in creating the first GIS data model for the oceans.
Professor Flowe’s research is primarily concerned with themes of criminality, vice, leisure, and masculinity, and understanding how they converge with issues of race, class, and space in America. His visit is hosted by Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies.
Christy Coleman is the CEO of the American Civil War Museum.
Krista Thompson is the Weinberg College Board of Visitors Professor and Professor in the Department of Art History. She researches and teaches the modern and contemporary art and visual culture of the Africa diaspora, with an emphasis on photography.
Professor Brito M.A. '08, is a developmental psychologist who examines how early social and cultural contexts (e.g., poverty, multilingualism) shape the trajectory of neurocognitive development. MA Experimental Psychology, College of William and Mary.
Professor Owen’s research interests include macroeconomics, growth, income distribution, human capital formation, and sustainable development. Many of these interests trace to her prior work as an Economist for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
Patricia Williams is the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. She is published widely in the areas of race, gender, and law, and other issues of legal theory and legal writing.
Ms. Smith has been called “a testament to the power of words to change lives.” Her work has appeared in Poetry magazine, the Paris Review, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and others.
International Transgender Day of Visibility is honored annually and is a time to celebrate transgender people around the globe and the courage it takes to live authentically, while also raising awareness around the discrimination trans people still face.
Valerie Taylor joined Argonne in 2017 as the director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division. She will be a guest speaker during the Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series.
Bibiana Suárez is a Professor of Art and Vincent de Paul Professor in the Department of Art, Media and Design at DePaul University (Chicago).
American writer Carrie Etter has lived in England since 2001 and taught Creative Writing at Bath Spa University since 2004. Her poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, The New Republic, Seneca Review, and many other journals.