Visiting Scholars

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Since 1956, the Society′s Visiting Scholar Program has offered undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America′s most distinguished scholars. This program contributes to campus intellectual life by making possible an exchange of ideas between the Visiting Scholars and the resident faculty and students. Rhodes has hosted Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars since the program′s inaugural year.

2013-14

Marjorie Garber

English, GSS, Greek & Roman Studies, Search, Shakespeare at Rhodes, Wilson Chair

2012-13

Randall Fuller

English, History, Music, Wilson Chair

2011-12

Sir Peter Crane

ESS, Biology, Wilson Chair

2010-11

[no visitor]

 

2009-10

Alan Ryan

Political Science

2008-09

Elaine Gazda

Greek & Roman Studies

2007-08

Sandra Harding

GSS, Anthropology & Sociology

2006-07

[no visitor]

 

2005-06

Bernard McGinn

Religious Studies

2004-05

Gary Jacobson

Political Science

2003-04

Geoffrey West

Physics

2002-03

[no visitor]

 

2001-02

Anthony Yu

English

2000-01

Giles Gunn

English

1999-00

Ursula Goodenough

Biology

1998-99

Ciprian Foias

Mathematics

1997-98

Patricia Meyer Spacks

English

1996-97

Rachel Jacoff

Italian

1995-96

[no visitor]

 

1994-95

Helen Fisher

Anthropology

1993-94

Bruce Lawrence

Religious Studies

1992-93

Hubert Dreyfus

Philosophy

1991-92

[no visitor]

 

1990-91

Charles H. Kahn

Philosophy

1989-90

Richard Westfall

Philosophy

1988-89

Ray Marshall

Economics 

1987-88

Cyrus Levinthal

Biology

1986-87

Wallace Fowlie

French

1985-86

Garrett Birkhoff

Mathematics

1984-85

Diane Ravitch

Education

1983-84

Peter Caws

Philosophy

1982-83

Austin Ranney

Political Science

1981-82

Leonard Pronko

Theatre

1980-81

Evelyn Witkin

Biology

1979-80

Virginia Trimble

Physics

1978-79

[no visitor]

 

1977-78

Newt Minnow

Political Science

1976-77

Edgar Shannon

English

1975-76

[no visitor]

 

1974-75

James Tobin

Economics

1973-74

Sir John Eccles

Neuroscience

1972-73

Huston Smith

Philosophy

1971-72

Walter Kaufmann

Philosophy

1970-71

[no visitor]

 

1969-70

Julian Hartt

Religious Studies

1968-69

Germaine Bree

French

1967-68

Huston Smith

Philosophy

1966-67

Albert Guerard

English

1965-66

Walter Laves

Political Science

1964-65

Walter O. Roberts

Physics

1963-64

Moses Hadas

Greek & Roman Studies

1962-63

[no visitor]

 

1961-62

Sean O′Faolain

English

1960-61

C. Vann Woodward

History

1959-60

Carleton Coon

Anthropology

1958-59

Louise Overacker

Political Science

1957-58

Harlow Shapley

Physics

1956-57

Reuben Gustavson

Chemistry

PHI BETA KAPPA ALUMNI

Catherine C. Eagles, who graduated from Rhodes in 1979, was nominated by President Obama to the United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina in 2010.

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