Since 2002, hundreds of professors at Harvard, MIT, Yale, Brown and surrounding universities have engaged in The Faculty Roundtable dinner-discussions, experiencing the potential to bring added depth to their lives as scholars and educators. The Faculty Roundtable in New York City was launched in Spring 2018 with presentations given by MIT's Ian Hutchinson and Brown's Ken Miller.
Roundtables are dedicated to fostering dialogue that explores the intersection of current academic thought with ethics, worldview, research and every shade of religious and nonreligious thought on issues related to science, philosophy and religion. Select community leaders are invited to ensure a diversity of viewpoints.
The event includes dinner, wine, dessert and discussion after brief remarks from our presenters. At the close of our evening, we include time for questions and comments directed to each other and to our presenters.
The Roundtables are sponsored and funded in part by the John Templeton Foundation, a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries related to the big questions of human purpose and ultimate reality. Additional funding has been provided by generous scholars and foundations invested in the intersection of science and faith.
Fall '23 Roundtable
Spring '23 Roundtable
*Though these events are invitation only, we are more than glad to work with you to welcome your colleagues to participate. Please contact us for more information or requests.
Fiona Dieffenbacher Associate Professor of Fashion & Associate Dean, School of Fashion, Parsons School of Design, The New School
Seth Freeman Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University and Organizational Management, NYU