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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."

Lisa Naughton

Professsor, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 3rd, 2011 " Creating Markets for Eco-System Services: Is the Emperor  Wearing Any Clothes? "
James Salzman

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 "
Olli Heinonen

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"
Jason Clay

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"
Pierce Corden

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 "
Thomas Rudel

Professor, Departments of Human Ecology and Sociology, Rutgers University

November 14th, 2011 " Complex Adaptive Systems and the Challenge of Sustainability"
Simon Levin

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"
Michael Schwartz

formerly, Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy for Duke Energy Generation Services, Duke Energy

December 12th, 2011 "Managing Arctic Sea Ice "
Stephanie Pfirman

Hirschorn Professor and co-Chair
Environmental Science Department
Barnard College, Columbia University

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