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FALL SCHEDULE 2004

The David Bradford Seminars in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy
The seminar series is co-sponsored with the Princeton Environmental Institute
(PDF Schedule)

Wallace Hall, Room 300
(12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m)
Lunch is provided starting at 11:45 a.m.


September 20, “Monsters or Miracles? Genetically Modified Organisms and Our Food”

Nina Fedoroff

Evan Pugh Professor of Biology, Willaman Professor of Life Sciences, Biology Department
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University


September 27, “Positive Unintended Consequences”

Edward H. Tenner

Senior Research Associate of the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History; Visiting Scholar, Department of the History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania


October 4, “Heroic Analyses for Tragic Choices: Modernizing Risk Assessment for Human Variability”

Adam M. Finkel

Professor, UMDNJ, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health; Senior Health and Safety Advisor, U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Visiting Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University


October 11, “The Economics and Politics of Federal R&D in the Anti-terrorist Era”

Roger G. Noll

Professor of Economics, Director, Stanford Center for International Development, Professor by Courtesy, Department of Political Science and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University


October 18, “The Mast, the Matrix and the Mafias: Land Use Change in Indonesian Borneo” 

Lisa M. Curran

Associate Professor of Tropical Resources and Director of the Tropical Resources Institute, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies


October 25 - Fall Break


November 1, “Diesel Effects on Climate and Air Pollution”

Mark Z. Jacobson

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University


November 8, “Climate Science Meets Politics: Can the U.S. Climate Research Program Provide Unbiased Information for Decision-making?”

Richard H. Moss

Scientist, Battelle Pacific NW National Laboratory, Aldo Leopold Leadership Program Fellow


November 15, “The Value of Water Rights and Implications for Climate Change” 

Wolfram Schlenker

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego, currently a Visiting Scholar, Princeton University


November 22, “Producing Food: Some Ethical Questions and Food Production”

Peter Singer

Ira. W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University


November 29, “Nuclear Disarmament and the Nuclear Agenda”

Thomas E. Shea

Director for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Programs, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


December 6, “Cheaper by the Dozen: Scientific Management and the Future of Making Humans”

Stuart A. Newman

Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College
 

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