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2020 Distinguished Research Award Lectures
December 14, 2020

Click here to watch the video of this year’s Distinguished Research Award lectures.

Each year, the Academic Senate honors two of its members with the prestigious Academic Senate Distinguished Research Award, one from the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences, and one from the Sciences or Engineering. Click here to learn more about the program.

This years’ award recipients and the titles of their lectures are:

"Inequality, Complacency, and the Threat to Republics"
Edward Watts, Ph.D.
Professor & Endowed Chair, Department of History Professor of History and Alkiviadis Vassiliadis Endowed Chair in Byzantine Greek History

“Remember what the Dormouse said - Feed your head, ...”
David Kleinfeld, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor and Dr. George Feher Endowed Chair in Experimental Biophysics, Department of Physics and Section on Neurobiology