John Hunter is LA’s 2019 J. William Mees Visiting Scholar

Groton, MA — Today, Lawrence Academy announced the 2019 J. William Mees Visiting Scholar.



“A teacher, author, and inventor of the World Peace Game, Mr. Hunter will be our J. William Mees Visiting Scholar, January 27 – 29, 2019,” explained LA Associate Head of School Robinson Moore. “He will meet with students, faculty, and members of the community while on campus.”

Past visiting scholars have included author Andre Dubus III, poet Taylor Mali, singer/songwriter Dar Williams, mathematicians Adam Boucher and Tim Fukawa-Connelly, playwright and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, science professor Dr. Peter Groffman, Cold War specialist Francis Gary Powers Jr., and the founder of the Moral Courage Project, Irshad Manji.

Check out the following video featuring Mr. Hunter:

Hunter will  make a presentation to the public in the Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center (RMPAC) on Monday, January 28, 2019. The presentation is free and all are welcome.

For more info on Mr. Hunter, please visit