Scholar & Speaker & Strategist


Dr. Chatelain offers keynote lectures, moderates panels, and presents workshops around the world. If you are interested in inviting Dr. Chatelain to your campus or community, consult this calendar first to determine her availability. She hopes to see you at her next event.

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Thinking Forward: Georgetown Faculty Looking Towards a Better Future

School is back in session! Hear quick takes on big picture ideas and current issues from a number of the university’s most forward-thinking professors. Topics will include space exploration, terrorism, healthcare, and much more. Be sure to check back for more faculty and topic updates.


Featured faculty talks include:

- "Anticipating the Terrorist Threat" with Daniel Byman, Ph.D., Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Government at Georgetown College;

- "Bigger than a Hamburger: Civil Rights, Fast Food, and the Origins of Today's Health Crisis" with Marcia Chatelain, Ph.D., Departments of History and African-American Studies at Georgetown College

- "How do we create future leaders for a digital age?" with Alexandra Givens, Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law

- "Are We Alone" with Sarah Johnson, Ph.D., Department of Biology at Georgetown College and Science, Technology, and International Affairs Walsh School of Foreign Service;

- "The Shift from Medical Care to Health Care: What's Really Necessary" with Christopher King, Health Systems Administration and Experiential Learning and Professional Development at the School of Nursing and Health Studies;

- "Is our relationship with technology broken?" with Cal Newport, Ph.D., Department of Computer Science at Georgetown College

- "More than Words, Words, Words" with Daniel Shore, Ph.D., Department of English at Georgetown College

- "Can We Talk: Communication Across Cultures in an Increasingly Diverse World" with Deborah Tannen, Ph.D., Department of Linguistics at Georgetown College