University of California, Riverside


Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series

Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series launched in 2005 to involve members of the wider community in the academic life at UCR and inspire faculty, staff, and students to think beyond the lecture hall and laboratory. 

Upcoming Lectures


Previous Lectures

Raj Chetty, Department of Economics, Stanford University (Dec. 1, 2017)

Joyce Carol Oates, author (Feb. 8, 2008)

Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics (Oct. 26, 2007)

Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate in Literature (Feb. 7, 2007)

The Honorable Joseph Ghougassian, former U.S. Ambassador (April 18, 2006)

Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate (March 14, 2006)

Richard R. Schrock, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (Jan. 25, 2006)

Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (April 1, 2005)

Anthony J. Leggett, Nobel Laureate in Physics (March 2, 2005)

Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate (Feb. 3, 2005)

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Tel: (951) 827-1012

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