Spring 2010 Speaker Series
Friday, January 22nd,
Jefferson Hall
The Honorable C. Richard Cranwell
Chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia. Former State Delegate, representing Virginia’s 14th District; Cranwell led House Democrats from 1992-2002 and was Chairman of the House’s Finance Committee.
Friday, January 29th,
Jefferson Hall
Governor Gerald L. Baliles
65th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Director, Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Former Attorney General of Virginia and member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
Sunday, January 31st, 6:30 PM
Jefferson Hall
President John T. Casteen
President of the University of Virginia. Mr. Casteen holds three degrees in English from the University of Virginia, and served as the University’s Dean of Admission from 1975 to 1982.
Friday, February 5th,
Jefferson Hall
Professor Larry J. Sabato
Rhodes scholar, political analyst, and the director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia. He is the creator of "Dr. Larry J. Sabato’s Crystal Ball," which predicts the outcome of elections within the United States.
Friday, February 12th,
Jefferson Hall
Professor Philip D. Zelikow
Executive Director, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission).  White Burkett Miller Professor of History,
University of Virginia. Executive Director, National Commission on Federal Election Reform.
Friday, February 19th,
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Fred W. Beuttler
Deputy Historian, United States House of Representatives. Former Associate Historian at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Friday, February 26th,
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Chris Cillizza
Author, "The Fix," a political blog for the Washington Post. Mr. Cillizza covers the White House for the Washington Post.
Friday, March 26th,
Jefferson Hall
Congressman Bob Barr
Representative, 7th District of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995-2003. 2008 Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States.  Board Member, National Rifle Association.
Friday, April 2nd,
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Sam Fulwood III
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, contributed to the Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Los Angeles riots in 1992. Author, "Waking from the Dream: My Life in the Black Middle Class," and "Full of It: Strong Words and Fresh Thinking for Cleveland."
Friday, April 9th,
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Coy Barefoot
Author of "Thomas Jefferson on Leadership," and "The Corner: A History of Student Life at the University of Virginia." Mr. Barefoot is the producer and host of the radio program "Charlottesville--Right Now," a public affairs radio program.
Friday, April 23rd,
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Ronald Bailey
Science correspondent for Reason Magazine. Author, "Liberation Biology: The Moral and Scientific Case for the Biotech Revolution." Former producer of weekly national public television series’ ’Think Tank’ and ’Techno Politics,’ as well as several PBS documentaries.