Office of the President

Wilson Hall, Room 204
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
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Presidents Colloquium

Below is a list of past presenters and presentations at the Oakland University President's Colloquium.

Date
Name
Department
Title of Presentation
Date
10/25/1995
Name
Richard Tucker, Ph.D.
Department
History and Asian Studies
Title of Presentation
History and Asian Studies Can the Tiger be Saved? Colonial India and the History of Tropical Wildlife Conservation
Date
3/14/2000
Name
Kieran Mathieson
Department
SBA Decision and Information Services
Title of Presentation
"Consumers, Producers and the Internet: A Changing Balance of Power"
Date
11/28/2000
Name
Denis Callewaert
Department
Chemistry
Title of Presentation
Psychoneuroimmunology: Determining how the brain regulates immunity
Date
2/7/2002
Name
Albert Jay Meehan
Department
Sociology & Anthropology
Title of Presentation
Racial Profiling and the Police
Date
3/13/2002
Name
Virinder K. Moudgil
Department
Interim Provost, VP Academic Affairs
Title of Presentation
Hormones in Health and Disease
Date
11/12/2002
Name
Alice S. Horning
Department
Rhetoric, Communications and Journalism
Title of Presentation
"Reading, Writing and Digitizing: Critical Literacy in the Internet Age"
Date
3/18/2003
Name
Professor Frances Jackson
Department
School of Nursing
Title of Presentation
HIV and the Aging African American
Date
3/4/2004
Name
Sean Farrell Moran
Department
History
Title of Presentation
Ireland, The Irish, and the "terrible Beauty" of Irish History
Date
4/1/2005
Name
Hoda Soliman Abdel-Aty-Zohdy
Department
Electrical and Systems Engineering
Title of Presentation
Bio-Inspired Intelligent Integrated Circuits and Systems
Date
11/15/2005
Name
George Gamboa
Department
Biological Sciences
Title of Presentation
A European Paper Wast invades Michigan & North America
Date
10/24/2006
Name
Sara Chapman
Department
History
Title of Presentation
Founding the French Fort at Detroit: Empire and the Great Lakes Frontier
Date
10/16/2007
Name
Eileen S. Johnson
Department
Educational Leadership
Title of Presentation
To Live and Teach in Finland
Date
10/27/2008
Name
Dr. David Dulio, Associate Professor & Dr. Peter Trumbore, Associate Professor
Department
Political Science
Title of Presentation
The Battle for Power: Issues, Politics and Strategy in the 2006 and 2008 Elections
Date
10/20/2009
Name
Todd Estes, Associate Professor
Department
History
Title of Presentation
How Politics Worked 200 Years Ago and How it Compares to Politics Today
Date
10/26/2010
Name
Yang Xia
Department
Physics
Title of Presentation
Why Aren't We There Yet? Early detection of Cartilage Degradation and Osteoarthritis by Microscopic Imaging
Date
11/17/2011
Name
Andrea Eis, Associate Professor
Department
Art and Art History
Title of Presentation
Art and Marginalia: The Intrigue of Tiny Black Script in the Margins
Date
10/31/2012
Name
Charles Lindemann, Professor
Department
Biological Sciences
Title of Presentation
Life in the Fast Lane, The Story of Cilia and Flagella
Date
12/2/2013
Name
Meir Shillor, Professor
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Title of Presentation
The Mathematics of Change
Date
10/14/2014
Name
Dr. Kathleen Pfeiffer, Professor
Department
English
Title of Presentation
The Biographers Dilemma
Date
11/9/2015
Name
Dr. Mark Navin, Associate Professor
Department
Philosophy
Title of Presentation
Values and Vaccine Refusal: The social and political implications of today's vaccine debate
Date
10/13/2016
Name
Dr. Scott Pickett, Assistant Professor
Department
Psychology
Title of Presentation
Sleeping On It: The Role of Sleep in Emotional Health
Date
10/25/2017
Name
Dr. Matthew Fails, Associate Professor
Department
Political Science
Title of Presentation
The High Price of Cheap Gasoline
Date
10/15/2018
Name
Dr. Jeffrey Insko, Associate Professor
Department
English
Title of Presentation
The Dead Past and the Living Present
Date
11/5/2019
Name
Dr. Daniel Clark, Associate Professor
Department
History
Title of Presentation
Detroit Autoworkers & the Elusive Post War Boom
Date
10/22/2020
Name
Dr. David Dulio and Dr. John Klemanski
Department
Political Science
Title of Presentation
The Swing State? Michigan in the 2020 Presidential Election
Date
10/27/2021
Name
Dr. Timothy Donahue, Assistant Professor
Department
English
Title of Presentation
Sarah Winnemucca's Sovereignty: What a Indigenous Translator Can Teach Us About The American West