Pell Center

The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina is a multidisciplinary research center focused at the intersection of politics, policies and ideas.

Spring 2019 Event Series Announced

Today the Pell Center announced the Spring 2019 event series. Tickets to Pell Center events are free and will be available about two weeks prior to the event date. Please RSVP in advance for each event on the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page, and call 401-341-2927 email [email protected] with any questions or concerns. Scroll to the bottom of this page to sign up for our email list and stay informed about when tickets become available.

Please note, most events this spring will take place at the Bazarsky Lecture Hall in the O’Hare Academic Center. The exception is our March 4 event, Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square, and March 25 event, Pell 100, which will take place at the Pell Center.


A Climate A(wake)ening: Responding to the 2018 IPCC Report

February 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall


Dr. Jameson Chace, Salve Regina University

Dr. Craig Condella, Salve Regina University

Dave McLaughlin, Clean Ocean Access

Richard Tegtmeier, Biology Major, Class of 2019, Salve Regina University

Eva Touhey, Clean Ocean Access

Jessica Walsh, Newport Health Equity Zone


Theodore Roosevelt and the Start of the American Century

February 20, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall

Panelists: Dr. Michael Budd, Dr. William Leeman, Dr. Timothy Neary, Dr. John Quinn, Salve Regina University, Department of History

Moderator: Jennifer McArdle, Salve Regina University


Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square

March 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Pell Center

Speaker: Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer prize-winning author and journalist


Senator Pell Centennial

March 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m., Pell Center


Sister Therese Antone, Chancellor, Salve Regina University (former President)

David Evans, former Staff Director, Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities

Ambassador Peter Galbraith, former Professional Staff Member, Senate Comm. on Foreign Relations

Thomas Hughes, former Chief of Staff to Sen. Claiborne Pell

Wayne Miller, Pell Biographer

John Mulligan, former DC Bureau Chief Providence Journal

Karen Tramontano, former Legislative Asst. (Labor & Human Resources) to Senator Pell


Current Health Concerns in the LGBTQ+ Community

April 9, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall


Dr. Timothy Cavanaugh, Thundermist Community Health Center

Freeman T. Freeman, MSW/CSW/LCSW

Melissa H. Manley, Clark University


John E. McGinty Lecture in History  

The Rise and Fall of Mikhail Gorbachev—and Their Lessons for the Putin Era

April 25, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Bazarsky Lecture Hall

Speaker: Dr. William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Amherst College

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