Hesburgh Lecture Series

​​In partnership with the Notre Dame Club of Greater Jacksonville, the Public Policy Institute hosts the Hesburgh Lecture Series, bringing experts from Notre Dame University to speak on areas of public policy matters, including energy, economy, and climate change​. All Hesburgh Lectures are free and open to the public.​​​

2017

Dr. Michael Desch

Speaker

Dr. Michael Desch
Professor of Political Science; Fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies; and Director of the Notre Dame International Security Center

Lecture

Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump

2016

Amy Barrett, JD

Speaker

Amy Barrett, JD
Diane and M.O. Miller, II, Research Chair in Law

Lecture

Impacts of the Presidential Election on the Supreme Court

2015

Richard A. Jensen, PhD

Speaker

Richard A. Jensen, PhD
Gilbert F. Schaefer Professor, Economics

Lecture

The Costs and Ben​​efits of Reducing Carbon Emissions

2014

Thomas Gresik, PhD

Speaker

Thomas Gresik, PhD
Professor, Economics; Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studieseconomist

Lecture

Outrageous Energy Prices

2013

Michael Pries, PhD

Speaker

Michael Pries, PhD
Associate Professor, Economics

Lecture

Our Growing National Debt and What it Means for our Economic Future