Distinguished Lectureships

Distinguished Lectureships and Addresses

Keynote Address, 2020 Murdock Partners in Science National Conference, San Diego, CA, January 2020

Frank J. Welcher Lectureship, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, November 2019

 Indianapolis, Plenary Speaker, 2019 Naval Academy Science & Engineering Conference (NASEC), U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, November 2019

Max T. Rogers Distinguished Lectureship, Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, October 2019

Harold S. Johnston Lecture, Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, October 2019

Mark Sowers, College of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, October 2019

Keynote Address, Phi’s Research and Innovation Summit 2019, Dead Sea, Jordan, August 2019

Dole Lectures, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, August 2019.

Plenary Address, International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy 10, Auckland, NZ, July 2019

Keynote Address, Northwest Regional ACS Meeting, Portland, OR, June 2019

Commencement Address, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, May 2019.

William H. Flygare Memorial Lecture in Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, May 2019

Chemistry Alumni Appreciation Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, April 2019

Hillger-Roberts-Kranbuehl Lecture, Department of Chemistry, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, April 2019

Women of Science Speaker Series, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, March 2019

Keynote Address, International Women’s Day Symposium, Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 2019

Izatt-Christensen Lectures, Department of Chemistry, Bringham Young University, February 2019

Signature Lecturer for the Inclusive Lecture Series, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, February 2019

Gooch-Stephens Lecture, Department of Chemistry, Baylor University, February 2019

Margaret-Ann Armour Speaker, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, January 2019

Mumbai Public Symposium Speaker, Mumbai University, January 2019

Award Address, Linus Pauling Medal Symposium, Seattle, WA, November 2018

Catherine Bone Memorial Lecturer, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, October 2018

Morgan Science Lecturer, Appalacian State University, Boone, North Carolina, October 2018

Keynote Address, Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2018

Kentucky Derby Lecturer, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, May 2018 

Keynote Address, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 2018

St. Olaf College Distinguished Lecturer, St. Olaf College,Northfield, MN, February 2018

Prins Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, February 2018

Reed College, Convocation Speaker, August 2017

Cottrell Scholars Conference Keynote Speaker, Research Corporation, Tucson, AZ, 2017

Annual General Meeting of the National Academy of Science of Sri Lanka, 2017

Illinois Institute of Technology, Commencement Address, 2017

Kansas State University, Graduate School Commencement Address, 2017

Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions, Iona University, 2017

Director’s Colloqium, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2017

Women in the Chemical Sciences Lecturer, University of Washington, 2017

Pariser-Parr Distinguished Lecturer, University of North Carolina, 2016

Tourtellotte Lecturer, Kalamazoo College, 2016

Edison Lecture, University of Notre Dame, 2016

Tieckelmann Lecture, University of Buffalo, SUNY, 2016

Ott Lecture, Grand Valley State University, 2015

Fisher Sustainability Lecturer, University of Victoria University of British Columbia & Simon Fraser University, 2015

Priestly Lectureship, Pennsylvania State University, 2015

Franklin Lecture, Rice University, Houston, TX, 2015

College Larson Lectureship, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 2014

McGavock Lectureship, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX 2014

William D. Smart Lectureship, University of West Florida, 2014

Lardy Lecture, South Dakota State University, 2014 

Pleanary Speaker, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Physical Chemistry Conference, 2013

Frederick Kauffman Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, 2013

Director’s Special Colloquium, Argonne National Laboratory, 2013

Bold Aspirations Lecturer, University of Kansas, 2013

Eyring Lecturer, Arizona State UnivUniversity, 2013

Ouellette and Swenton Lectureship, Ohio State University, 2012

Nebraska Chemistry/ADVANCE Chair Lecturship, University of Nebraska. 2012

Trustee’s Council of Penn Women Lecture in Chemistry, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2011 

Iota Sigma Pi Invited Lecturer, Purdue University, 2011 

Kent R. Wilson Lectureship, University of California, San Diego, 2011 

WST Distinguished Lectureship, Georgia Insitute of Technology, 2011 

Skidmore-Union Colleges Distinguished Scientist Lecturer, 2011 

Campbell Lectureship, University of Southampton, UK 2011 

Danforth Lectureship, Grinnell College, 2010

Plenary Speaker, International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, 2010 

James D. and Julia P. Morrison Lectureship, Carleton College, 2010

Presidential Lectureship, Iowa State University, 2010 

James and Jeanette Neckers Lecturer, Hope College, 2010 

Frank T. Gucker Lecture, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2009 

Arthur William Davidson Memorial Lectureship, University of Kansas, 2009 

Distinguished Guest Speaker, 11th Annual Beckman Scholars Symposium, 2009 

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lectureship, West Virginia University 2009

Advance VT Distinguished Lectureship, Virginia Tech 2009 

L. Carroll King Memorial Lecture, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2008

Sr. Mary Thompson Scholar, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, 2008

George C. Pimentel Memorial Lectureship, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 2008

Science Without Limits Lectureship, Lewis and Clark College, 2008

Leland Wilson Chemistry Lectureship, University of Northern Iowa, 2007

Fred M. Garland Lectureship, Texas A&M University, Knoxville, 2007

Distinguished Women in Science Speaker, Stanford University, 2007

Donna Russell Fox Lecturer, Cornell College, 2006

Keynote Address, 20th Anniversary of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2006

Howard S. Brode Memorial Lecturer, Whitman College, 2006

Charles H. Fisher Lecturer, Roanoke College, 2005

Keynote Address, Karen E. Wetterhahn Symposium, Dartmouth University, 2005

Swiss Research Lectureship, Conference Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale, Switzerland, 2005

Keynote Address, Science Careers in Search of Women Conference, Argonne Natl. Lab., 2005

McElvain Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, 2004

Spiers Memorial Lecturer, Faraday Council of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK 2004

H.H. King Lecturer, Kansas State University, 2004

Cottrell Scholars Lecturer, Research Corporation, 2004

Kolthoff Distinguished Lecturer, University of Minnesota, 2003

S. Dexter Squibb Distinguished Lecturer, North Carolina State, Asheville, 2002

Nakamoto Lecturer, Marquette University, 2002

Bergmann Lecturer, Yale University, 2002

Gerhard L. Closs Lecturer, University of Chicago, 2002

Dexter Squibb Distinguished Lecturer, North Carolina State, Asheville, 2002

Directors Lectureship, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2002

Distinguished Lecturer, American Physical Society Laser Science Topical Group, 1996-2000

Pittsburgh Conference Lectureship, Duquesne University, 2000

Frontiers in Chemical Research Lectureship, Texas A&M University, 2000

Clifford B. Purves Lecturer, McGill University, 1999

Lucy W. Pickett Lecturer, Mount Holyoke College, 1997

Phillips Distinguished Lecturer, Haverford College, 1995

Shell Lecturer, National Science Teachers Association, 1991

Legislative Testimony 

U.S. House of Representatives Briefing, “National Science Board 2018 Science and Engineering Indicators Report”, Washington, DC, February 2018.

U.S. Senate Briefing, “National Science Board 2018 Science and Engineering Indicators Report”, Washington, DC, February 2018.

Oregon State House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Education, “Faculty Appointments and Hiring”, Salem, OR, April 2007. 

Oregon State House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Education, “Excellence in Research in the Oregon University System”, Salem, OR, March 2005.

United States Senate, Committee on Science, Technology and Space on the issue of “Title IX and Women in Science”, Washington, DC, October 2002.

United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Science on “The Department of Energy Office of Science – Issues and Opportunities”, Washington, DC, May 2001.

Oregon State House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Higher Education, “Science and Engineering Opportunities in Higher Education in Oregon”, Salem, OR, November 2001.