Jean Thomas Lambert '45 was a faithful friend and supporter of Connecticut College who cared deeply about the environment. In 2003, the Jean Thomas Lambert foundation established a lecture series in her honor.  


 

2017-18

Lori Gruen, Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University. "Empathy and Sanctuary: Re-imagining Our Relationships With other Animals."

Jack Ewing, The New York Times. "Can a Corrupt Company Be Green?"

2016-17

Lauren Hartzell-Nichols '03, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Washington. "A Climate of Risk: Precautionary Principles, Catastrophes, and Climate Change"

2015-16

Michelle Mart, Associate Professor of History, Penn State Berks, "The Stories We Tell About Pesticides" 

2013-14

Frances Moore LappĂ©, author of Diet for a Small Planet.  "Food Justice for a Small Planet"

2012-13

Christoph Irmscher, Provost Professor of English, Indiana University. "Three Cheers for the Jellyfish: Writing the life of Louis Agassiz"

2008-09

Ellen Wohl, Professor, Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University, "Water Follows the People: The State of the Platte River Ecosystem after 150 Years if Flow Regulation"

Mark Smith - Director, Eastern U.S. Freshwater Program, The Nature Conservancy, Boston, MA: Balancing Human and Environmental Water Needs with Increasingly Scarce Water Resources

2006-07

Bryan Norton, Professor of Philosophy, Georgia Institute of Technology, "Evaluation and Species Preservation"

Kenneth Rosenberg, Director, Conservation Science Program, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, "Saving an Ecosystem Through Endangered Species Recovery: Conservation of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker"

2004-05

Vandana Shiva, Director, The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology in New Delhi, India, "Keeping Food Security in Women's Hands"

2003-04

Mitchell Thomashow, Director, Antioch New England Doctoral Program in Environmental Studies, "Bringing the Biosphere Home: Learning to Perceive Global Environmental Change"