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H. W. Brands, "TR: The Last Romantic," author of TR: THE LAST ROMANTIC and Professor of History Texas A&M University
Frank Vandiver, “The American Civil War” President Emeritus of Texas A&M University and University Distinguished Professor of History, author of numerous books on The Civil War and on military history.
James Hannah, “World War I,” Professor of English, Texas A&M University and author of THE MOCKING STARS: A GREAT WAR READER
Phillip Parotti, “World War II,” Professor of English, Sam Houston State University and author of THE GREEK GENERALS TALK, THE TROJAN GENERALS TALK, and FIRES IN THE SKY.
Robert Flynn, “The Vietnam War,” Novelist-in-Residence, Trinity University and author of A PERSONAL WAR IN VIETNAM.
Robert Divine, “The Persian Gulf War,” George W. Littlefield Professor of American History, The University of Texas, author of THE ILLUSION OF NEUTRALITY, SECOND CHANCE: THE TRIUMPHS OF INTERNATIONALISM IN AMERICA DURING WORLD WAR II, and numerous critical works on United States foreign
Jim Wild, "Introduction to the New Biotechnologies," Professor of Biochemistry/Genetics, Texas A&M University
Glenn McGee, "Ethical Implications of the New Biotechnologies," Professor, University Pennsylvania Medical School and Director of the Center for Bioethics
Mark Westheusin, "Cloning: The Benefits to Human and Animal Health," Professor Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine
Harlan Cleveland, "The Social Fallout of Science," author of THE KNOWLEDGE EXECUTIVE and President of the World Academy of Art and Science, former President of University of Hawaii and Ambassador to NATO
Jeremy Black, "The British View of the American Revolution," author of WAR FOR AMERICA, The Fight for Independence and Professor of History, Exeter College, UK.
Gregg Cantrell, "Stephen F. Austin," author of STEPHEN F. AUSTIN: Empresario of Texas and Professor of History, North Texas State University
H. W. Brands, "Benjamin Franklin," author of THE FIRST AMERICAN, The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin and Professor of History Texas A&M University
Louie Menand, "THE METAPHYSICAL CLUB, A Story of Ideas in America," winner of the Pulitzer Prize, author of PRAGMATISM and Professor of English, New York University.
James S. Olson, "The Alamo in Blood and Memory," author of A LINE IN THE SAND, The Alamo in Blood and Memory
Dinesh D'Souza, "Why They Hate Us: America and Its Enemies," author of WHAT'S SO GREAT ABOUT AMERICA and fellow of the Hoover Institute, Stanford University
Ed Ayers, "The Civil War" author of AMERICAN PASSAGES and the OXFORD BOOK OF THE AMERICAN SOUTH and Professor of History and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia
Carl Degler, "The Influence of Darwinism on American Social Thought," author of IN SEARCH OF HUMAN NATURE and Professor Emeritus, History, Stanford University
Dr. David Oshinsky , Littlefield Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin, lectured on his newest book, A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy.
Randolph Campbell, Professor, University of North Texas, spoke on his book, Gone To Texas.
Peter Onuff, Jefferson Scholar, Department of History, University of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson.
Faculty Lecture - Paul Zoch spoke on his analysis of American public education, Doomed to Fail .
Dr. Vincent Cassone, Chair, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University and Dr. Walter Bradley, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Baylor University, Biological Evolution or Intelligent Design.
Faculty Lecture, Dr. Linda Hudson, author of Mistress of Manifest Destiny
Faculty Lecture – Dr. Troy Bickham, Texas A&M University, “America in a Global Context”
Distinguished Lecture, Dr. Daniel Walker Howe, Professor Emeritus of History, University of California Los Angeles, author of Pulitzer Prize winning book for history, WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT: The Transformation of America, 1815- 1848.
Constitution Day Lecture, Dr. H. W. Brands, Professor of History, University of Texas, Austin, FDR and the Constitution (Audio only.)
Distinguished Lecture by R. B. Bernstein on “The Education of John Adams.” Professor Bernstein is the author of THE FOUNDING FATHERS RECONSIDERED, THOMAS JEFFERSON, and AMENDING AMERICA.
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. David Shi, President of Furman University, “The Role of Religion in United States History.”
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Jean Twenge, Associate Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University and author of
GENERATION ME and THE EPIC OF NARCISSISM, on “Generation Me: The Psychology and Technology of Today's Young People.”
Dr. H.W. Brands: "Democracy, Capitalism and"
Distinguished Lecture BONHOEFFER: A View From the Underside , a one act play by Al Staggs.
Distinguished Lecture by Michael Wallis, author of David Crockett: Lion of the West.
Andrew Card, Acting Dean, Bush School, Bush Library, Texas A&M University, Constitution Day Lecture - September 20, 2012.
Gary Weiss, "Ayn Rand Nation," Distinguished Lecture, November 14, 2012.