Past Society of Skeptics Speakers

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This sampling of past Society of Skeptics speakers gives visitors an idea of the wide range of industries and perspectives represented by the weekly lecturers who have visited campus in recent years. This program is funded in part by The Class of 1968 Society of Skeptics Endowment Fund. 

Recent Lectures

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Brittany Rockenfeller

Blair’s annual Young Alumni Skeptics has become one of the most-anticipated events of the year, as recent graduates are invited to share their experiences as collegians and young professionals. On March 2, project manager for KIND Jenna Catalano ’10, bioastronautics doctoral candidate Annika Rollick ’14,  Navy Lt. Stephen Pantane ’09 and investment banking analyst William Pemberton ’16 will join the Blair community virtually via Zoom for the 2021 Young Alumni Skeptics.

Read More about Four Young Alumni to Share Stories at Skeptics
Former New Jersey Senator & Port Authority Executive Bill Baroni Speaks at Skeptics
Blair Academy

Bill Baroni served in a number of roles during his years in public service, including as a New Jersey Assemblyman, State Senator and as Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. While at the Port Authority, his involvement in “Bridgegate” led to federal conviction, incarceration and, finally, a reversal of his conviction by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read More about Former New Jersey Senator & Port Authority Executive Bill Baroni Speaks at Skeptics