Energy crisis is focus of talk, Oct. 5
Posted September 28, 2005; 05:52 p.m.
Oil industry expert Edward Morse will deliver a lecture titled "Today’s Energy Crisis: It's Bigger Than 1973," at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Morse has been a leading specialist on the international oil and gas
sector for more than two decades. He was deputy assistant secretary of
state for international energy policy from 1978 to 1981, serving as the
department's most senior official devoted full-time to energy issues.
Morse currently is an executive adviser to the Hess Energy Trading
Co., which he joined in 1999 after more than a decade as publisher of
Petroleum Intelligence Weekly and other oil and gas industry
newsletters. In 2001, he chaired a task force on energy security
jointly sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations of New York and
the James A. Baker III Institute at Rice University.
Morse earned his Ph.D. in politics from Princeton in 1969. He has taught at Princeton, Columbia and Johns Hopkins universities and has been a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.