With the support of the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars Program, Wheaton College has invited outstanding scholars to the campus. Over the course of two days, Visiting Scholars give large lectures, visit classes, meet clubs, and hold open office hours for one-on-one meetings with students. Recent visitors include:

Dr. Susan Birren (Brandeis), Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, gave a lecture entitled “The Other Brain: Nervous System Regulation – and Dysregulation – of the Heart” in October 2018.

Professor David Grusky (Stanford), Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences; Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality. September 2015

Professor Jill Lepore (Harvard), David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History and Affiliated Faculty at the Harvard Law School. November 2012.

Professor Ronald Graham (UCSD), Irwin and Joan Jacobs Professor in Computer Science and Engineering; Chief Scientist at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology. March 2006.