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Northeastern Illinois University

2016-2017
James Carville and Mary Matalin

2015-2016
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Karen Lewis
Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell
Kunal Mehta

2014-2015
Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres
Bill Kurtis
Will Allen
Omar Yamini

2013-2014
Mary Gaitskill
José Hernández
Rebecca Skloot

2012-2013
Jamie Notter & Maddie Grant
Kwame Dawes

2011-2012
Jane McGonigal
Dr. George S. Everly

2010-2011
Ken Auletta
Kristan Cilente
Reza Deghati

2009-2010
Dr. Vijay Mahajan
Francis Moore Lappé
Dr. Vladimir Mujica & Dr. Luis Nuñez

2008-2009
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Ana Castillo
Dolores Huerta

2007-2008
Claire Messud

2006-2007
Suzan-Lori Parks
Michael Cunningham
Charles Rosen

2005-2006
Ruth Duckworth
Khaled Hosseini
Jane Goodall

2004-2005
Edward Albee

2002-2003
Margaret Atwood
Chitra Divakaruni
Peter Carey
Jonathan Kozol
Richard Russo

2000-2001
Lourdes Monteagud
Deepak Chopra
Cornel West
J.M. Coetzee
Jane Smiley
Navajo Code Talkers

1998-1999
Alice Walker
Clarence Wood
Cardinal Francos George
Oscar Hijuelos
Bertice Berry
Jamaica Kincaid
Parker Palmer

1996-1997
Gaylord Nelson
Richard Leakey
Paul Simon
Arun Gandhi

Arts at Northeastern

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