Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture Series

2023-24 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture Series













The Distinguished Scholar-Teacher (DST) Lecture Series recognizes successful scholar-teachers and provides an opportunity for them to share their achievements and expertise with the campus at large. These public presentations feature topics related to the research interests of the award recipients.


Speaker Lecture Title Date / Time Location
Valerie Orlando
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, College of Arts and Humanities 
The Importance of Connections and ‘Relations’ in the African and Caribbean ‘Tout-Monde’: A Literary World of French Expression Monday, October 16, 2023, 2:00-3:00pm

0200 Skinner Building 

RSVP to Attend In Person by October 9 (preferred)

RSVP to Attend Online via Zoom 

Chris Laskowski
Mathematics, College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences
The Perils of Averaging Averages Monday, October 23, 2023, 3:15-4:15pm

3206 Kirwan Hall

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Paul T. Jaeger
College of Information Studies


Censorship, Disinformation, and the Immortality of Hatred

Thursday, November 2, 2023, 4:15-5:15pm

Info Commons, 0300 Hornbake Building

RSVP by October 25 (preferred).

Scot Reese
School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, College of Arts and Humanities
Teaching the Music and Composers of the Great American Songbook in the 21st Century Thursday, November 9, 2023, 4:00-5:00pm

Cafritz Theatre, The Clarice


Don DeVoe
Mechanical Engineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Drips, Drops, and Drams: From Nanomedicines to Bioanalytics through Microfluidic Discretization  Thursday, November 30, 2023, 12:00-1:00pm

Kay Boardroom, 1107 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Register to Attend Online via Zoom by November 29.

Daniel Chazan
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, College of Education
Why is (Math) Teaching the Way It Is?

Thursday, March 14, 2024, 2:00-3:00pm

1101 The Forum, A. James Clark Hall


Efrain Rodriguez
Chemistry & Biochemistry, College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Beyond Sparkle and Glitter: How the Science of Crystals will Usher in the Quantum Revolution Thursday, March 28, 2024, 11:00am-12:00pm

1112 Chemistry Great Hall


Julie Greene
History, College of Arts and Humanities


The Wages of Empire: U.S. Workers and the Making of History Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 4:00-5:00pm 1126 Taliaferro Hall, Library in Jewish Studies
T. Leigh Anenson
Logistics, Business & Public Policy, Robert H. Smith School of Business
The National Pension Crisis and the Constitution Thursday, April 4, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm Online via Zoom