General Public Lectures    

The University Center for Human Values sponsors a number of public lectures throughout the academic year which seek to incite thought and discussion about ethical issues in both private and public life.

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  1. Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Service and Civic Engagement Rob Reich, Stanford University Chair: Deborah Prentice, Dean of the Faculty McCormick 101, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm General Public Lectures

    Rob Reich is professor of political science and, by courtesy, professor of philosophy at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. He is the director of the Center for Ethics in Societyand faculty co-director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (publisher of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, both at Stanford University. He is the author or editor of several books on education and liberal democracy, and his current research focuses on the relationship between philanthropy, democracy, and justice. His newest book is Philanthropy in Democratic Societies (edited with Chiara Cordelli and Lucy Bernholz). He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford University’s highest award for teaching. Reich is a board member of GiveWell.org and the magazine Boston Review.

    Co-sponsored by: Steering Committee for Service and Civic Engagement and Princeton University Public Lectures
  2. Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13, 2016 Symposium on Multidisciplinary Research in Effective Animal Advocacy Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University Jon Bockman, Executive Director, Animal Charity Evaluators General Public Lectures Co-sponsored by: Animal Charity Evaluators and the Princeton Animal Welfare Society Learn more »