The Jeanne LaDuke Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Annual Lecture Series
To honor the contributions of Dr. Jeanne LaDuke (Associate Professor
Emeritus, Department of Mathematical Sciences) and to foster community
and scholarship among faculty, staff and students at DePaul University,
the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences established the Jeanne LaDuke
Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Annual Lecture Series in
"Women Who Count: Pioneers in American Mathematics"
Dr. Jeanne LaDuke, DePaul University
delivered on May 11, 2005 at DePaul University
"A Life in Mathematics and Computer Science: Almost Everything You Wanted to Know"
Dr. Lenore Blum, Carnegie Mellon University
delivered on October 19, 2006 at DePaul University
"Saving Plants and the Planet: Women in Botany and Conservation Science"
Dr. Kayri Havens, Chicago Botanic Garden
delivered on October 9, 2007 at DePaul University
"Women in Math and Science: Self-Confidence, Self-Doubt, and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies"
Dr. Sian L. Beilock, Department of Psychology, University of Chicago
delivered on October 23, 2008 at DePaul University
"Stuck in the Prehistoric Kitchen: How modern constructs of sex and gender impact our understanding of the past"
Dr. Anne Grauer, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Loyola University of Chicago
delivered on October 15, 2009 at DePaul University
"The Hunt for the Missing Components of the Universe -- Dark Matter, Dark Energy....and Women in Physics"
Dr. Evalyn Gates, Executive Director and CEO, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
delivered on October 14, 2010
"What's a Little Girl Like You Doing with that Great Big Slide Rule?: Constructing a Lab of My Own"
Dr. Neena B Schwartz, William Deering Professor of Biological Sciences, Northwestern University
delivered on October 26, 2011
"Artful Science: Recent Discoveries from the Scientific Examination of Works of Art"
Dr. Francesca Casadio, AW Mellon Senior Conservation Scientist, The Art Institute of Chicago
delivered on October 15, 2012
"Solving Complex Problems in Health Through Diversity, Games, and STEM-Learning"
Melissa Gilliam, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor of
Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion in the
Biological Division at the University of Chicago
delivered on October 17, 2013
"The Value of Communicating Scientific Research with
the Public "
Graslie, Chief Curiosity
Correspondent, The Field Museum
delivered on September 29th, 2014.