SPRING SCHEDULE 2002
STEP PEI Seminar Series
The seminar series is co-sponsored with the Princeton Environmental Institute
Wallace Hall, Room 300
(12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m)
Lunch is provided starting at 11:45 a.m.
February 4, David Albright
President, Institute for Science and International Security
"South Africa and the Affordable Bomb: From Genesis to Dismantlement"
February 11, Jeff Holmstead
Assistant Administrator for Air & Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
“Economic Tools and Environmental Policymaking”
February 18, Ramanan Laxminarayan
Fellow, Energy and Natural Resources Division, Resources for the Future
"Bacterial Resistance and the Optimal Use of Antibiotics"
February 25, Eugene Skolnikoff
Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“The National Security Threat to the Research Universities”
March 4, Joe Thornton
Research Scientist, The Earth Institute and Department of Biological Science, Columbia University
“Persistent Organic Pollutants: Coping with the Limits and Politics of Science in Environmental Policy”
March 11, Robert Horsch
Vice President, Product and Technology Cooperation, Monsanto Company E2SB
"Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development"
March 18 - Spring Break
March 25, Daniel J. Jacob
Gordon McKay Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry & Environmental Engineering, Harvard University
"Atmospheric Chemistry: From Air Pollution to Global Change and Back"
April 1, William Happer
Professor of Physics and Chair of the University Research Board, Princeton University
“Politicization of Science”
April 8, William Pizer
Senior Staff Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers
"Some Economics of Climate Change”
April 15, Thomas Burke
Professor of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
“Shifting Priorities: Protecting Health and Environment in an Age of Terror"
April 22, David Victor
Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University
“Law, Economics and the Evolution of the Kyoto Protocol”
April 29, John Deutch
Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology