International Visiting Scholars

The Presidential International Visiting Scholars series is a cross-cultural initiative designed to promote global understanding and literacy and an international educational experience for faculty, learners, and administrators at Wheelock and beyond. During their stay, the College invites the Visiting Scholars to present a lecture on a topic related to their expertise.

Fall 2016 Visiting Scholars

Dr. Iris Ruppin, University of Applied Sciences, School of Social Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany

Public Lecture: "Children and Politics: Children's Theories about Refugees in Germany"
When: Monday, September 26, 3:30-5pm
Where: ACE 3rd floor, Larsen Alumni Room

Public Lecture: "Preschool as Nursery of Democracy in Germany"
When: Thursday, September 29, 3:30-5pm
Where: CCSR 302

Debbie Watters, Co-director of the Greater Belfast Alternatives (a community-based restorative justice organization) and was recently appointed Vice Chair to the Northern Ireland Policing Board, Northern Ireland

Public Lecture: "Transforming Communities in Northern Ireland: A Restorative Journey"
When: Thursday, October 13, 3:30-5pm
Where: CCSR, Wolf Room

Dr. Andreia Lisboa de Sousa, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Public Lecture: "Global Education, Gender, Youth, and Development: Issues of Diversity in Brazil and Latin America"
When: Monday, October 31, 4-6pm 
Where: ACE 3rd floor, Larsen Alumni Room

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