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2010-11

Students (l-r) Charlotte Holt, Thomas Hydrick, Miller DeVenny, Joey Fuson and Gabrielle Komorowski 
(news anchor, WYFF) in a skit "Tweeting the Constitution"

The Riley Institute Distinguished Speakers and Panelists of 2010-11 

  • Andrew L. Abrams, Dean, Charleston School of Law
  • Desa A. Ballard, Partner, Ballard Watson Weissenstein
  • Eleanor Beardsley, Reporter, NPR France
  • Jerry Bender, Of Counsel, Baker Ravenel & Bender, LLP and Visiting Professor, University of South Carolina
  • Richard Benedetto, former White House correspondent and Columnist for USA Today
  • Andy Brack, Publisher, statehousereport.com, scclips.com and charlestoncurrents.com
  • Molly Hughes Cherry, Member, Nexsen Pruet
  • Lesley M. Coggiola, Disciplinary Counsel, South Carolina Supreme Court
  • William J. Cook, Assistant Professor, Charleston School of Law
  • E.P. Corrigan III, Principal, Corrigan & Chandler LLC
  • Amy Ryberg Doyle, Councilwoman, Greenville City Council
  • Randy Eaddy, Senior Partner, Corporate Department, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
  • John F. Emerson, General Counsel, Charleston County School District
  • Elliott Epps, Executive Director, City Year- Columbia
  • Lillian Flemming, Councilwoman, Greenville City Council
  • John K. Glenn, Director of Foreign Policy, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
  • The Honorable Anton Gunn, Representative, District 79, South Carolina House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Nikki Haley, Governor, South Carolina
  • The Honorable Robert W. Hayes, Jr., Senator, District 15, South Carolina Senate
  • Douglas A. Henderson, Executive Director, Charleston County Public Library
  • The Honorable Bob Inglis, Representative, 4th Congressional District, United States House of Representatives
  • William M. Janssen, Assistant Professor, Charleston School of Law
  • Amy Yager Jenkins, Partner, McAngus Goudelock & Couric LLC
  • The Honorable Deadra L. Jefferson, Circuit Court Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, South Carolina
  • George Johnson, former Corporate Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Wendy J. Keefer, Partner, Keefer & Keefer
  • John C. Knechtle, Professor and Director of International Programs, Florida Coastal School of Law
  • Gabrielle Komorowski, News Anchor, WYFF
  • Jil Littlejohn, Councilwoman, Greenville City Council
  • Hannah Rogers Metcalfe, Associate, Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham PA
  • Katie Fowler Monoc, Associate, Pratt-Thomas Walker
  • Lieutenant General John F. Mulholland, Jr., U.S. Army Special Operations Commander
  • Grier Mullins, Executive Director, The Alliance for Quality Education
  • Carolyn Murray, News Anchor, WCBD-TV
  • Kevin Quigley, President/CEO, National Peace Corps Association
  • Mark Quinn, Producer and Host, SCETV’s The Big Picture
  • Donald Raber, Chair, Department of Political Science, Presbyternian College
  • E. Piper Reiff, Editor-in-chief, Charleston Law Review
  • Deb Richardson-Moore, Director and Pastor, Triune Mercy Center
  • Nigel Robertson, News Anchor, WYFF
  • Deana Pollard Sacks, Professor, Texas South University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • Adam F. Scales, Associate Professor, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Brian Scott-Smith, Broadcaster, Track180
  • Liz Seman, Director, Meals on Wheels of Greenville
  • Minor Mickel Shaw, President, Micco Corporation
  • The Honorable Vincent Sheheen, Senator, District 27, South Carolina Senate
  • Gaye Sprague, Councilwoman, Greenville City Council
  • Carl Sullivan, Senior Editor, MSN.com
  • Jessica Taylor, Editor, National Journal House Race Hotline
  • John Tynan, Water Commissioner, Greenville County
  • Aurore Y. Victor, Assistant Professor, Charleston School of Law
  • Brad Warthen, Blogger, bradwarthen.com and Director of Communications, ADCO
  • Russell L. Weaver, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, University Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
  • Chris Weston, Managing Editor, Greenville News
  • Nu Wexler, Communications Director, U.S. House Budget Committee Democrats
  • Robert M. Wilcox, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Ambassador David Wilkins, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and Speaker, South Carolina House of Representatives
  • James F.M. Williams, Principal, SNR Denton
  • Nancy Zisk, Associate Professor, Charleston School of Law