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FALL SCHEDULE 2006

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 25, “Particle Physics and The Responsible Use of Public Resources”

Harold Shapiro

President of the University, Emeritus. Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University


October 2, “Vaccines Make A Difference”

Adel Mahmoud

President, Merck Vaccines at Merck & Company


October 9, "Large Dams, Oil Pipelines, and Other Development Projects:Can Impact Assessments Play A Larger Role?"

Burton Singer

Charles and Marie Robertson Professor of Public and International Affairs. Professor of Demography and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University


October 16, “FDA Decisions on Food Additives: Science, Policy, and Law”

Alan Rulis

Retired, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD


October 23, “Synthetic Biology: From Bacteria to Stem Cells”

Ron Weiss

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University


October 30 - Fall Break


November 6, “Climate Change: Policies and Legal Issues”

Annie Petsonk

International Counsel, Washington, DC Office, Environmental Defense


November 13, “Missing the Boat: Academic Research, Energy Investments, and Public Policy”

David Hawkins

Director, Climate Center, Natural Resources Defense Council.
 


November 20, “Environmental Policy and Technology Adoption: Pollution Control”

Nathaniel Keohane

Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management


November 27, "Toxics in the Tropics "

Gary Krieger

Newfields Inc., Denver, Colorado


December 4, "Risk = Hazard + Outrage: The Role of Risk Communication in
Environmental Controversies.”

Article 1
Article 2

Peter Sandman

Risk Communication Consultant in private practice. Academic affliations: Professor of Human Ecology at Rutgers and Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.


December 11, TBA

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