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Energy and Environment Forums, Spring 2018

The list of seminar speakers for the Spring 2018 Baker Center Energy and Environment Forums has been released!  Download the pdf here.

  • Thursday, February 1—Laura Ogden, Energy and Environment Forum, 1–2:30 p.m., Toyota Auditorium. Ogden will present “Trace Impressions of Being: Loss, Change, and Wonder in the Fuegian Archipelago ” Dr. Ogden is an associate professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College.
  • Thursday, February 15—Desiree Tullos, Energy and Environment Forum, 1–2:30 p.m., Toyota Auditorium. Tullos is a professor of Biological and Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University whose work and passion is in the sustainable management of rivers. Presentation title will be announced at a later time.
  • Thursday, March 1—Robin Craig, Energy and Environment Forum, 1–2:30 p.m., Toyota Auditorium. Craig, is the James I. Farr Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she is also currently serving as the Acting Director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and the Environment, is on the Executive Board of the University of Utah’s new Water Center, and is affiliated faculty with the Global Changes and Sustainability Center. She will present “Narrating the Anthropocene, or, Learning to Live with the Trickster.”
  • Thursday, April 5—Andrew Plantinga, Energy and Environment Forum, 1-2:30 p.m., Toyota Auditorium. He is a professor in the Bren School of Enironmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on the economics of land use, climate change, and forests, with emphasis on empirical modeling of land markets and the analysis of environmental policies that affect private land-use decisions. Plantinga will present “Missing the People for the Trees: Elucidating the Role of Human Behavior in the Ecology of Lyme Disease.”
  • Thursday, April 26—Sadie Ryan, Energy and Environment Forum, 1–2:30 p.m., Toyota Auditorium. Ryan is an associate professor of Medical Geography at the University of Florida. Her focus areas GeoSpatial Analysis & Techniques and Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH). Presentation title will be announced at a later time.

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