2020 Ruenitz Lecture: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

 Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, physician, scientist and activist who exposed the Flint water crisis, will give a talk as the 2020 Occidental College Phi Beta Kappa speaker.


Feb28
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2020-02-28 13:00:00 2020-02-28 14:00:00 2020 Ruenitz Lecture: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha continues to work to mitigate the impact of the water crisis on Flint’s children. In her book, What the Eyes Don’t See, and her speeches, she motivates audiences to speak out against injustice.

Following the lecture, Dr. Hanna-Attisha will be signing her book from 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the AGC steps between Johnson and Fowler. Copies will be available for purchase. 

For more information on Dr. Hanna-Attisha please visit www.prhspeakers.com.

About the Phi Beta Kappa Speaker Series

The Phi Beta Kappa Speakers Series was created in 2006 with a gift from New York entrepreneur Robert M. Ruenitz ’60 and his wife Jeri Hamilton through the Ruenitz Trust to honor the memory of Ruenitz’s parents, Esther Merriman Ruenitz and Dr. Robert C. Ruenitz. Founded in 1926, the Occidental Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is one of the first chapters of the country’s oldest academic honor society to be chartered at a liberal arts college in the western United States.

Founded in 1926, the Occidental Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is one of the first chapters of the country’s oldest academic honor society to be chartered at a liberal arts college in the western United States.

Previous Ruenitz lecturers have included law professor, civil rights advocate and intersectional theorist Kimberle Crenshaw, physicist and computer scientist Stephen Wolfram; former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, MD; Ahmed Zewail, the Nobel Prize-winning chemist; author and educational critic Jonathan Kozol; social critic Judith Butler; author and activist Ayaan Hirsi; Bill Nye the Science Guy; medical activist Paul Farmer; mental health legal expert Elyn R. Saks; and psychologist and human memory expert Robert A. Bjork.

Photo credit: credit: MSU Communications and Brand Strategy

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

Named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha continues to work to mitigate the impact of the water crisis on Flint’s children. In her book, What the Eyes Don’t See, and her speeches, she motivates audiences to speak out against injustice.

Following the lecture, Dr. Hanna-Attisha will be signing her book from 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the AGC steps between Johnson and Fowler. Copies will be available for purchase. 

For more information on Dr. Hanna-Attisha please visit www.prhspeakers.com.

About the Phi Beta Kappa Speaker Series

The Phi Beta Kappa Speakers Series was created in 2006 with a gift from New York entrepreneur Robert M. Ruenitz ’60 and his wife Jeri Hamilton through the Ruenitz Trust to honor the memory of Ruenitz’s parents, Esther Merriman Ruenitz and Dr. Robert C. Ruenitz. Founded in 1926, the Occidental Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is one of the first chapters of the country’s oldest academic honor society to be chartered at a liberal arts college in the western United States.

Founded in 1926, the Occidental Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is one of the first chapters of the country’s oldest academic honor society to be chartered at a liberal arts college in the western United States.

Previous Ruenitz lecturers have included law professor, civil rights advocate and intersectional theorist Kimberle Crenshaw, physicist and computer scientist Stephen Wolfram; former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, MD; Ahmed Zewail, the Nobel Prize-winning chemist; author and educational critic Jonathan Kozol; social critic Judith Butler; author and activist Ayaan Hirsi; Bill Nye the Science Guy; medical activist Paul Farmer; mental health legal expert Elyn R. Saks; and psychologist and human memory expert Robert A. Bjork.

Photo credit: credit: MSU Communications and Brand Strategy

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha