The Bernard Rothenberg Lecture
in Biology and Public Policy

The Bernard K. Rothenberg Fund was established by Miriam Korn Rothenberg '45 in memory of her husband in 1994. The Bernard Rothenberg lectureship brings distinguished individuals whose work has impacted the area of biology and public policy to the Bryn Mawr campus for a day. Previous lecturers include Donald Kennedy, Joshua Lederberg, Arthur Caplan, Maxine Singer, Gina Kolata, and Shirley Tilghman.

2016
"Advancing Women's Health Research Through Science, Advocacy and Education"
Monica P. Mallampalli, Ph.D., M.S.
Vice President of Scientific Affairs
Society for Women's Health Research
 
2014
"The Journalist's Dilemma: How to Boil the Global Food System Down to Spoon-Sized Servings without Leaching All its Complexity and Flavor"
Jonathan Miller
Homeland Productions
 
2012
"From Democratic Consensus to Cannibalistic Hordes: The Principles of Collective Behavior"
Iain D. Couzin, Ph.D.
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

2010
"Biology and the Concept of Death as UnAmerican"
Lynn Pasquerella, Ph.D.
President-elect, Mount Holyoke College
 
2009
"Communicating Science to the Public"
Paul A. Offit, M.D.
Paul A. Offit, M.D.
Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
 
2008
"The Science of Saving Life on Earth"
Taylor Ricketts, Ph.D.
Director of Conversation Science, World Wildlife Fund
 
2007
"In the Public Eye: Communicating “Controversial” Science"
Steven L. Snyder, Ph.D.
Vice President of Exhibit and Program Development at the Franklin Institute