Key Conversations with Phi Beta Kappa

9 EpisodesProduced by Lantigua Williams & Co

Key Conversations with Phi Beta Kappa is a podcast from The Phi Beta Kappa Society's Visiting Scholars program, featuring leading scholars across multiple disciplines in conversation with Fred Lawrence, PBK's Secretary and CEO.

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REPLAY: Former Diplomat Harold Koh Is Worried

May 31st, 2019

32:02

In our first episode, Fred Lawrence, Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, chats with his longtime friend, professor Harold Hongju Koh

Middle East Scholar Lisa Anderson on Leading a University in Cairo During the Arab Spring

May 3rd, 2019

28:41

Her passion for Middle East studies was ignited during a college course with an intense teacher. She immersed herself in the region’s history and …

SPECIAL EXTENDED EPISODE: What Should We Make of the College Admissions Scandal?

April 1st, 2019

41:06

In this special extended episode, Phi Beta Kappa Secretary and CEO Fred Lawrence invites two experienced colleagues to a frank discussion about the …

Historian Ed Larson Takes a Critical Look at the Presidency

February 25th, 2019

19:41

Jefferson, Adams, Washington. Their names are synonymous with the bold experiment that was the United States in the late 1700s. But there is so much …

Economist Paula Stephan on Incentives and Gender Biases

January 14th, 2019

25:31

As a college student, Professor Paula Stephan fell in love with economics as a way to understand and influence systems that impacted many people's …

Amy Cheng Vollmer: The Unofficial Ambassador for Good Bacteria

December 3rd, 2018

23:26

In this episode, Fred Lawrence, Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, welcomes professor Amy Cheng Vollmer from Swarthmore College. A …

We Ask Literature Professor Ayanna Thompson “What Would Shakespeare Say?”

October 22nd, 2018

24:37

Fred Lawrence, Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, welcomes professor Ayanna Thompson. She specializes in Renaissance drama and issues …

Legal Scholar Harold Hongju Koh Talks International Law and College Cafeterias

September 10th, 2018

27:40

In our first episode, Fred Lawrence, Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, chats with his longtime friend, professor Harold Hongju Koh

Key Conversations with Phi Beta Kappa Trailer

August 30th, 2018

3:04

The Phi Beta Kappa Society presents Key Conversations with Phi Beta Kappa, a podcast that features intimate and in-depth conversations with scholars …

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