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Stallworth Lecture Series

Dr. Grant Wacker

2016 Stallworth Lecturer Dr. Grant Wacker

The Stallworth Lecture Series brings to campus each year a speaker of note who engages the audience in topics of social, civic, and/or religious leadership and effective citizenship. The series is free and open to the public. The following individuals have shared their wisdom with members of the Montgomery community and the Huntingdon campus community through this lecture series:

Year Speaker Description
2015–2016 Dr. Grant Wacker Dr. Wacker, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Christian History at the Divinity School at Duke University, published Billy Graham and the Shaping of the Nation in 2014. He will lecture on “Bily Graham and American Politics,” Monday, March 7, 2016.  Read more.
2014–2015 Ms. Masha Hamilton “Women, War, and Words: Stories of Risks Worth Taking,” the author of five acclaimed novels, journalist, and diplomat spoke Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
2013–2014 Dr. Cynthia Crysdale Dr. Crysdale serves as professor of Christian ethics and theology at the University of the South
2011–2012 Dr. John M. McCardell Jr. “The Idea of a Southern Nation: 150 Years Later,” Dr. McCardell serves as vice chancellor and president of the University of the South
2010–2011 Dr. Andrew J. Bacevich A political commentator and historian, Dr. Bacevich spoke on his book, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism. 
2009–2010 Dr. Ronald C. White Jr. “Lincoln’s Sermon on the Mount: The Second Inaugural Address;” Dr. White is the author of A. Lincoln: A Biography, among other works.
2008–2009 Ms. Jan Crawford Political commentator, author of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court  
2007–2008 Ms. Elizabeth Spencer Novelist, writer of more than 15 books, including her memoir, Landscapes of the Heart
2006–2007 Mr. Doug Marlette Columnist/political cartoonist/novelist
2005–2006 Dr. Carlos Eire “Is Freedom a Luxury? Confessions of a Cuban Boy;” religious historian and writer of the National Book Award-winning memoir, Waiting for Snow in Havana
2004–2005 Dr. Paul Sereno National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, paleontologist; “Dinosaurs on Drifting Continents”
2003–2004 Dr. Dan Carter Historian, filmmaker, educator, author (2nd appearance)
2003–2004 Dr. Greg Jones Dean, Duke University Divinity School
2002–2003 The Honorable Janet Reno Former Attorney General of the United States
2001–2002 Dr. Martin Marty Religious historian, author, educator
2000–2001 Mr. John Updike Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist
1998–1999 Ms. Dee Dee Myers Presidential Press Secretary under President Bill Clinton


Dr. Peter Schickele Composer, musician, satirist, creator of PDQ Bach


Dr. Jane Goodall Animal behaviorist, researcher, educator


Dr. Donald Johanson Paleoanthropologist who discovered “Lucy”


Dr. John Horner Paleontologist concentrating research on dinosaurs


Dr. Thomas Anderson Langford Duke University
Dr. Karl Haas Pianist, conductor, host of NPR’s “Adventures in Good Music”
Dr. Sandra Scarr Expert in child psychology and behavioral genetics
Dr. Dan Janzen Internationally known tropical biologist
Dr. David McCullough Television host and author, historian
Dr. Neville Richardson South Africa’s University of Natal
Dr. Dan Carter (first appearance)