Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Lectures

L’Hommedieu Visiting Lecturer Series

The Frances B. L’Hommedieu Visiting Lecturer Series annually brings a distinguished individual to campus to meet with students and faculty during the day and to deliver a free public lecture in the evening. The lecture series began in 1984 through the bequest of Frances Bradley L’Hommedieu, a 1926 graduate. The L’Hommedieu Visiting Lecture Program featuring Jane Goodall received the Rutgers University Alumni Relations Ernest E. McMahon Award for Program Excellence.

Zagoren Lecture

The AADC hosts the annual Zagoren Lecture, which honors the late Adelaide Marcus Zagoren ’40, beloved alumnae leader and former AADC Executive Director. These intriguing lectures are delivered by alumnae leaders and influencers from diverse fields. Recent lecturers include Mary Norris ‘74, former copy editor at The New Yorker and bestselling author of “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen;” Patricia Teffenhart ’01, Executive Director of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Emmy Award-winning television and film producer Susan Lester ’70; Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming ’90, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; and Laura Micheletti Puaca ’99, author of “Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980.”

Join us for the 2019 Zagoren Lecture, “Tackling 21st Century Public Health Problems: Working Across Sectors,” delivered by Ellen J. MacKenzie, Ph.D., ScM, Douglass Class of 1972. Dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. MacKenzie is a leading injury prevention and trauma services research expert. The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College (AADC) is pleased to welcome Dean MacKenzie, who will share from her expertise in life-saving solutions across a broad range of public health issues, such as drug addiction, adolescent health concerns, gun violence, obesity and environmental changes. The lecture takes place on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Trayes Hall at the Douglass Student Center.