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Dr. Frank Greene Honors Lecture

Each year, the SFC Honors Program hosts a lecture in honor of Dr. Frank Greene, an art historian and former SFC professor who led the program for many years. These lectures follow the theme of the Honors Program's freshman honors seminar and feature a distinguished speaker on that topic.

Previous Speakers Include:

  • 2023 - Philip Alston, JSD: Professor of Law at New York University School of Law
  • 2021 - Jill Lepore: Harvard Professor & Bestselling Author
  • 2020 - Marc Morial: CEO of the National Urban League
  • 2019 - Steve Locke: Artist and Fine Arts Professor, Pratt Institute
  • 2018 - Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs: Organizer, Women's March
  • 2016 - Leymah Gbowee: Liberian Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • 2015 - Cesar Vargas '05: First undocumented immigrant admitted to the New York Bar
  • 2014 - Gabriella Coleman: Author, Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous
  • 2013 - Jeffrey Sachs: Director of the Earth Institute and leading advocate for ending global poverty
  • 2012 - Michael Pierson: Civil War Historian
Primary Contact
The Office of Special Events: [email protected]

Past events in series


Dr. Frank Greene Honors Lecture: Global Citizenship: Past, Present and Future

The St. Francis College Honors Program, in collaboration with SFC International and the Human Rights Lecture Series, is honored to present a conversation with Atossa Araxia Abrahamian on "Global Citizenship: Past, Present and Future."
February 22, 202412:50 P.M. - 1:50 P.M.St. Francis College

Dr. Frank Greene Honors Lecture: The Criminalization of Human Rights

Philip Alston, Ph.D., discusses the challenge and offer his solutions on the criminalization of human rights.
February 9, 202312:50 P.M. - 1:50 P.M.St. Francis College

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