Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Taubman Center

John Hazen White, Sr., Lecture

The John Hazen White, Sr., Lecture was endowed in 1993 in memory of John Hazen White, Sr., a prominent Rhode Island business leader whose family company, Taco, is currently run by his son, John Hazen White, Jr. The White lecture addresses timely political and policy issues facing the nation, and has featured New York Times columnist Charles Blow, Representative James Clyburn, and then-Senator John Kerry.