Boyd-Lubker Visiting Scholar Program
In 2000, the Boyd-Lubker Visiting Scholar Program was created through a gift by Drs.
Bobbie and Lynn Lubker in memory of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. George Boyd. The program
provides resources for bringing to campus each spring a scholar who will both give
a general audience presentation and also meet with various campus groups and the community. Past
speakers include the following:
2014 Scholar: Dr. Ted Thomas - "Teaching Leadership to Combat Leaders and the Effects of PTSD"
2013 Scholar: Dr. Richard Anderson - "Making School Intellectually Stimulating and Personally Engaging"
2012 Scholar: Dr. Ramon B. Zabriskie - "Family Recreation: It's More than Just Fun and Games"
2011 Scholar: Dr. Richard J. Harknett – “21st Century International Security: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About the Bomb
and Big Brother”
2010 Scholar: Lecture was cancelled and rescheduled for 2011
2009 Scholar: Dr. A.E. Luloff – "Measuring and Comparing Public and Scientific Perspectives on Conservation Values"
2007 Scholar: Dr. Neal Cutler – "The Boomers at Middle Age: Managing the Costs of the 21st Century Wealth Span"
2006 Scholar: Dr. Marc Bekoff - "Wild Justice and Fair Play: Cooperation, Forgiveness, and Morality in Animals”
2005 Scholar: Dr. Ervin Staub - “Genocide and Mass Killing: Origins, Prevention, Healing and Reconciliation”
2004 Scholar: Dr. Carl Pomerance - “Prime Time: Ancient Prime-Number Problems Meet Online Security”
2003 Scholar: Dr. Sarah Boysen - “Inside the Mind of a Chimpanzee”
2002 Scholar: Dr. Bobbie Boyd Lubker - “Cradle to Diploma: Building Bridges Between Public Education and Public Health”
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