Washington University in St. Louis
University of Virginia, English & 19th Century Literature
Columbia University, Art History, Feminist & Queer Theory
University of Texas, Geological Sciences & Paleontology
Boston College Law School, Law, Religion & Morality
The Ohio State University, Economics, Health & Demography
Louisiana State University, History & European Intellectual History
University of Southern California, American Studies & Ethnicity, Latinx Studies
Johns Hopkins University, Psychological & Brain Studies, Bats
Dartmouth College, Government & American Political Thought
Yale University, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Arabic Literature
Wake Forest University, English & Africana Philosophy
Clark Atlanta University, Mathematics & Data Science
University of Colorado Boulder, Geography, Nature & Society
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars travel to more than 100 colleges and universities each year, spending two days on each campus and taking full part in the academic life of the institution. They meet informally with students and faculty members, participate in classroom discussions and seminars, and give a public lecture open to the academic community and the general public. Over the last 67 years, over 720 Visiting Scholars have made over 5,900 visits to Phi Beta Kappa sheltering institutions.
Our Chapter members appreciate PBK’s Visiting Scholar program as an important opportunity for furthering scholarly interaction and engaging students and the community in the liberal arts, and we look forward to additional Visiting Scholar opportunities in coming years.
— Associate Dean, University of Tulsa
Participation is limited to the 293 campuses that shelter chapters of Phi Beta Kappa. Priority is given to those institutions not located in major metropolitan centers or that do not have extensive resources on which to draw for similar programs. If you are interested in bringing one of the Visiting Scholars to your campus, contact the secretary or president of the local Phi Beta Kappa chapter so that your preference can be considered. Invitations should not be sent directly to the Visiting Scholars.