2019-2020 Faculty Lecture Series

Celebrating 90 years of leadership in higher education

Our distinguished faculty, in a variety of disciplines, will be presenting their work, in research or creative achievement, through lectures open to the members of the Carlow community and to the general public. This year's president's lecture series is sponsored by the Social Justice Institutes and the Atkins Center for Ethics. Attend one of our upcoming lectures or listen to a past lecture.


Lecture recordings


Poverty Simulation and the Impact on Learners
Mary Fran Reidell, MSN, RN | Instructor of Nursing
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020

Reidell serves as course coordinator for Community Health Nursing in the BSN and the RN to BSN programs at Carlow University. 



Implicit Bias

Clara Cheng, Ph.D. | Professor of Psychology
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

Cheng is the Chair of Undergraduate Psychology at Carlow University. Her expertise is in social psychology, and her classroom uses innovative methods to promote positive social action through random acts of kindness and fundraising for charity. 


Snapshot on the Status of Human Trafficking
Mary Burke, Ph.D. | Professor of Psychology
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2019

Burke is an internationally recognized expert on the issue of human trafficking. She has worked collaboratively with other activists in the United States and internationally on this issue for 15 years. 


American Bastard
Jan Beatty, MFA | Professor of English
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

Beatty directs the undergraduate creative writing, the Madwomen in the Attic, and is the Distinguished Writer in Residence for the MFA program. 


Recordings not available:

  • "The Expansion and Use of Telemedicine in Today's World," Michael Kistler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Health Care Data Analytics
  • "The Impact of Big Data on Industry and Society: A Practitioner's Perspective," Prahlad G. Menon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Data Analytics