Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Lectures

President

Dr. Stephanie Kolitsch

Em:

styler@utm.edu

Ph:

(731) 881-7477

Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Lectures

Fall 2014 (October 7, 2014)

7:00 p.m., Watkins Auditorium

Dr. Lionel Crews

Director, Honors Programs

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics

 

Fall 2013 (October 8, 2013)

Dr. Bradley Ray

Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Title of Presentation: “Fish Is Food: Where Do We Go from Here?”

 

Fall 2012 (October 30, 2012)

Dr. Chris Baxter

Department of Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Political Science

College of Business and Global Affairs

Title of Presentation: “V.O. Key’s Southern Politics: Then and Now”

 

Fall 2011 (October 25, 2011)
Dr. Becky Cox

Professor, Educational Studies
Title of Presentation: "Think, Understand, Succeed"

 

Fall 2010 (November 1, 2010)
Dr. Nancy Warren
Department of Nursing 
Title of Presentation:  “The Life and Times of Florence Nightingale”

 

Fall 2009 (October 27, 2009)
Dr. Mary Lee Hall
Dean, Education and Behavioral Science
Title of Presentation:  “Those who can, do; Those who can do more, Teach”

 

Fall 2008 (October 28, 2008)
Dr. Mary A. Lemons
Department of Managment, Marketing, and Political Science
Title of Presentation:  “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Lessons from a Management Pioneer”

 

Fall 2007 (October 30, 2007)
Dr. Stephanie Kolitsch
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Title of Presentation:  “Mathematics and Magic”

 

Fall 2006 (November 28, 2006)
Dr. Ann Gathers
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Title of Presentation: “About Face: Neural Developmental Changes in Face          Recognition”

 

Fall 2005 (November 9, 2005) 
Dr. Ernest R. Moser
Dean, Business and Public Affairs
Title of Presentation: "The Future of Baccalaureate Education: Business and Beyond"

 

Fall 2004 (November 16, 2004) 
Dr. J. Douglas Sterrett
Dean, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Title of Presentation: "Energy, Entropy and What Will We Do When the Oil Runs Out?"

 

Fall 2003 
Dr. James L. Byford
Dean, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Title of Presentation: "Hunting, A Cultural Vestige — How Long Should We Cling to Our Roots?"

 

Fall 2002 
Dr. James R. Clark
Professor, Computer Science and Information Systems
Title of Presentation: "Nerds 3.14159: A Look at Computers, Those Who Program Them, and Computer Science"

 

Fall 2001 
Dr. Rebecca Irwin
Associate Professor, Biology
Title of Presentation: "How Evolution Doesn’t Work—and How It Does: From Cartoons to Current Research"

 

Fall 2000 
Dr. Otha Britton
Director, Computer Services
Title of Presentation: "35 Years of Computing at UT Martin"

 

Fall 1999 
Dr. Richard J. Helgeson
Assistant Professor, Engineering
Title of Presentation: "Structural Control of a TV Communications Tower in Nanjing,China"

 

Fall 1998 
Dr. Nell S. Gullett
Assistant Professor, International Business, Finance, Economics, and Marketing
Title of Presentation: "Economic Value Added as a Determinant of Stock Returns"

 

Fall 1997
Dr. James L. Byford
Dean, Agriculture and Human Environment
Title of Presentation: "The Rainforest Conundrum"

 

Fall 1996
Dr. J. David Pitts
Professor, Biological Sciences
Title of Presentation: "Natural Selection in Bugs, Birds, and Schools"

 

Fall 1995
Dr. Robert M. Smith 
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Title of Presentation: "What Leaders Do and How They Do It"

 

Fall 1994
Dr. Maria Malone
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Title of Presentation: "Brazil’s Global Impact"

 

Fall 1993
Dr. Michael A. Gibson
Department of Geography, Geology, and Physics

Title of Presentation: "The History of Life on Earth: Lessons from Tennessee’s Ancient Past"

 

Fall 1992
Dr. Jeff R. Clark
Department of Economics and Finance
Title of Presentation: "National Health Care: Myth and Realities"

 

Fall 1991
Dr. Parker Cashdollar
Department of Economics and Finance
Title of Presentation: "An Economic System You Can Live With"

 

Fall 1990
Dr. Jimmy Trentham
Department of Biological Studies
Title of Presentation: "Genetic Engineering:  Potential Benefits and Potential Abuses”

 

Fall 1989
Dr. Choong S. Kim
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Title of Presentation: "Role of ‘Non-Western’ Anthropologist Reconsidered: Fantasy of Nativeness verses Reality of Marginality”

 

Fall 1988
Dr. David Loebbaka
Department of Geosciences and Physics
Title of Presentation: "Lasers: A Demonstration Lecture”

 

Fall 1987
Dr. Gopal K. Sharma
Department of Biological Studies
Title of Presentation: "Cannabis  (Marihuana)”

 

February 12, 1986
Dr. Goetz Seifert
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Title of Presentation: "A Cultural and Historical Look at the German Speaking People”

 

November 12, 1985
Dr. William Nelson
Department of Biology
Title of Presentation: "Interesting Snakes I Have Met”

 

Special Lecture
February 5, 1986
Dr. Gary Young
School of Business
Title of Presentation: “Free Enterprise or Not”

 

Fall 1984

Dr. Allison Nelson
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Title of Presentation: "Classical Music and the Layman”

 

Special Lecture
January 17, 1985
Mr. Joe Stroud
Title of Presentation: “Japan:  National Identity and Future Decisions”

 

Fall 1983
Dr. Larry Ingram
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
           

November 9, 1982
Dr. Gary Brown
Department of Psychology and Religious Studies
Title of Presentation: "A Scientific Inquiry into Humor: It’s No Laughing Matter”

 

November 17, 1981
Dr. William Baker
School of Business
Title of Presentation: "Popular Economic Doctrines in the 2oth Century”

 

Fall 1980
Dr. Bob Duck
School of Agriculture

 

October 25, 1979
Dr. David Loebbaka
Department of Geoscience and Physics
Title of Presentation: "Physics Is a Liberal Art”

 

Fall 1977
Dr. Kellie Jones
Department of English

All Lectures

List compiled by Anna Clark
PKP Secretary, 2002-2004

Organized by Rebecca McClure and Sam Stephens (2008)

Updated July 30, 2014

 


 

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President

Dr. Stephanie Kolitsch

Em:

styler@utm.edu

Ph:

(731) 881-7477