Collage of Wilks Lecture speakers: Michio Kaku, 2011, Byron Pitts, 2016, Eleanor Clift, 2010, and Mario Cuomo 1998.

Harry T. Wilks Distinguished Lecture Series

About the Harry T. Wilks Distinguished Lecture Series

The Harry T. Wilks Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Issues and Current Events was endowed by the late Harry T. Wilks, a prominent Hamilton lawyer, businessman, and philanthropist. Learn more about the history of The Harry T. Wilks Distinguished Lecture Series.

Since its inaugural lecture in 1998, the series has brought many people of national and global significance to Miami University's Hamilton campus, including presidential candidates, political comentators, Pulitzer Prize-Winning journalists, celebrated scientists, and more. See a list of past speakers.

Photo credit: Mario Cuomo by David Berkowitz.