The Weissberg Professorship in International Studies, established in 1999, provides an on-campus residency each year for a distinguished individual who has made an important contribution to international understanding. It is designed to enrich the global perspective and international education programs at Beloit and allows for an extended period of exchange and interaction with respected active "players" on the international stage as they examine some of the key issues of our time. The Weissberg Professorship is underwritten and supported by Marvin Weissberg, a business leader and Beloit College parent, pictured here with the first Chair holder Hanan Ashrawi.
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Weissberg Chair in International Studies

The Weissberg Chair in International Studies, established in 1999, each year brings to campus a distinguished individual who has made important contributions to understanding and defending human rights on the international stage.  Weissberg Chairs contribute new perspectives to the teaching and learning taking place on the Beloit College campus and typically spend from one week to ten days in residence.  Their residencies serve as a catalyst for conversations across campus and throughout the disciplines taught at Beloit College about the importance of preparing students to understand, promote, and defend human rights. The Weissberg Professorship is underwritten and supported by Marvin Weissberg, a business leader, and his daughter Nina Weissberg'84.

The 2017/18 Weissberg Chair is Steven Hawkins, whose residency will focus on the Carceral State.

Weissberg Chairs, 1999 - present

Negash Button Bissell Button Anaya Button Vandana Shiva Label Garcia-Sayan Label 

Yuri Dzhibladze Ali Allawi Button Sheila Tlou small Beth Rhyne small Egeland Book photo  

Goldstone small Ruafa Al Sharki Zinni small Dai Qing small Gutman small 

Destexte small Alzugaray small Ashwari small photo