Author of seven novels, including U.S. National Book Award Winner “Let the Great World Spin,” Colum McCann joined the Society of Skeptics on Tuesday, October 5 to discuss the value of storytelling in the Exponential Age.
Past Society of Skeptics Speakers
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.
Criminal justice reform activist Fritzi Horstman is the founder and executive director of the Compassion Prison Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting of individuals whose ultimate goal is to make the world more compassionate by helping those who are or were incarcerated. Ms. Horstman gathered the Blair community on September 14 to commence the 2021-2022 Society of Skeptics lecture series and spoke on the impetus behind her development of the Compassion Prison Project (CPP).
Climate change philanthropist Jay Faison is the founder of the ClearPath Foundation, an entrepreneurial, strategic nonprofit focused on the acceleration of clean energy solutions. Mr. Faison joined the Blair community virtually on April 20 to talk about climate change politics and policy during his Society of Skeptics presentation, “A Way Forward.”