Jonathan Hancock Lecture Series

With our commitment to furthering education and lifelong learning, Canterbury School is proud to sponsor the Jonathan Hancock Lecture Series.

Established in 2016 to honor retired Headmaster Jonathan Hancock, created to feature speakers on a variety of topics to provide insight and inspiration to our community. All lectures are open to the public.

Fall 2019 Presenter: Dr. Glenn Gass of Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music

Dr. Glenn Gass presented "SHOUT! A Celebration of the Beatles and Abbey Road's 50th Birthday." 



Spring 2018 Presenter: Carter Cast

On April 25, 2018, the Jonathan Hancock Lecture Series kicked off with its first speaker, Carter Cast. Carter, a Northwestern Kellogg School of Management professor, talked about how brilliant careers are made, and the importance of self-awareness. His book "The Right and Wrong Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade" offers additional insight. View the full experience below.


Carter Cast is a professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he’s received the Faculty Impact Award each year from 2012-17 by his students. He also sits on the board of Kellogg Company and is a venture partner at Pritzker Group Venture Capital. Dr. Cast’s writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. He's been a guest on shows like CNBC’s Power Lunch and Bloomberg. Prior to his academic and venture capital career, Dr. Cast was the CEO of and a marketing executive at PepsiCo, Inc.