Fall Schedule 2011
STEP seminars are held in Wallace Hall 300 (unless specified otherwise )
12 noon until 1pm
(Lunch is served at 11:45a)
September 26th, 2011 " Are Rainforest Parks Poverty Traps? Lessons from a Decade of Forest Loss and Economic Growth Around Kibale National Park, Uganda."
Professsor, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison
October 3rd, 2011 " Creating Markets for Eco-System Services: Is the Emperor Wearing Any Clothes? "
Samuel Fox Mordecai Professor of Law and
Nicholas Institute Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke University
October 10th, 2011 " The International Atomic Energy Agency( IAEA) and Iran "
Senior Fellow, The Kennedy School, Harvard University; Formerly, IAEA Deputy Director General for Safeguards, 2005-10
October 17th, 2011 " Feeding 9 Billion; Maintaining the Planet"
Senior Vice President Market Transformations, World Wildlife Fund
This seminar has been cancelled
October 24th, 2011 " The Long Road to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty --- Next Steps"
Visiting Scholar, Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy, AAAS
Washington , DC
October 31st, 2011
NO STEP Seminar - Fall Break Week
November 7th, 2011 " Amazon Forests in the Global Supermarket: New Policies for Conservation and Restoration "
Professor, Departments of Human Ecology and Sociology, Rutgers University
November 14th, 2011 " Complex Adaptive Systems and the Challenge of Sustainability"
Moffett Professor of Biology , Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
November 21st, 2011 "Uranium Enrichment: Is the Genie Out of the Bottle?
R. Scott Kemp
Associate Research Scholar, The Program in Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
November 28th, 2011 " The Serengeti shall not Divide - Repositioning Infrastructure Development Around An Iconic East African National Park "
Andrew P. Dobson
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
December 5th, 2011 " Energy Policy Initiatives to Propel Economic Recovery"
formerly, Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy for Duke Energy Generation Services, Duke Energy
December 12th, 2011 "Managing Arctic Sea Ice "
Hirschorn Professor and co-Chair
Environmental Science Department
Barnard College, Columbia University