Sociologist and author Anthony (Tony) Jack will join the Society of Skeptics on April 13 to discuss his debut novel, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students. The event, moderated by history department chair and Society of Skeptics director Jason Beck, will begin at 7 p.m.
This Year's Speakers
Below is a list of Society of Skeptics speakers for the 2020-2021 school year. All lectures will take place virtually, beginning at 7 p.m., and history department chair Jason Beck will send a private webinar link to the members of the Blair community on the morning of each presentation. Blair will post a recording publicly on its website the following day.
The Blair community was excited to welcome foreign policy and civil liberties expert Doug Bandow to the Society of Skeptics on April 6. His talk focused on foreign policy challenges facing President Joe Biden and his administration.
Gillian Sciaretta ’03 has traveled extensively to wine regions throughout the world as Wine Spectator’s lead taster for France’s Beaujolais, southwest France, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence regions, Spain, Portugal’s table wines, and Israel. On March 30 at 7 p.m., she (virtually) returned home to Blair to discuss her career, the wine industry, and the current state of restaurants and the hospitality sector at the Society of Skeptics.