Through the Virginia Tech WLP Endowed Lecture Fund, the WLP awarded funding to co-sponsor the following events on campus.
Katherine M. Charron, Associate Professor at North Carolina State University, was hosted by the Department of History and presented a lecture on the Civil Rights Movement.
Keri E. Iyall Smith, Assistant Professor at Suffolk University, was hosted by the Department of Sociology and the Center for the Study of Human Rights as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Forum on Human Rights.
Diane Michelfelder, Professor at Macalester College, was hosted by the Department of Philosophy as a speaker during Ethics Week.
Sunniva Sorby, explorer and lecturer, was hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences and spoke regarding leadership lessons learned as a member of the first all-women expedition to the South Pole.
Cynthia Weber, Professor at the University of Sussex, was hosted by the Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT) as the keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual ASPECT Conference.
Nandini Bhattacharya, Professor at Texas A&M University, was hosted by the Department of Sociology and presented a lecture regarding South Asia.
Monica Black, Professor at University of Tennessee - Knoxville, was hosted by the Department of History and presented the keynote address at the 16th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Graduate Conference.
Elizabeth Stine-Morrow, Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, was hosted by the Center for Gerontology and presented the keynote address at the 35th Anniversary of the Center for Gerontology.
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