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STEP Lunchtime Seminar Series
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.

February 10, “Digital Rights Management” 

Edward W. Felten

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

February 17, "Weather Cancellation"

Valerie M. Thomas

Research Scientist, Princeton University

February 24, “Does Money Grow on Trees? Developing Policies for Rainforest Sustainability”

Margaret D. Lowman

The Jessie B. Cox Endowed Chair in Tropical Botany, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

March 3, “Economic Growth and the Environment: Theory and Evidence”

M. Scott Taylor

IES Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, Princeton University
Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison

March 10, “Public Environmental Regulation and Private Business Risk”

Kenneth A. Oye

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

March 17 - Spring Break

March 24, “Development, Demonstration, and Evaluation of Risk Ranking Procedures for Uses by Jury-Like Groups of Lay People”

M. Granger Morgan

Professor and Head of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

March 31, “Brave New Ocean”

Jeremy Jackson

William and Mary B. Memorial Professor
Geosciences Research Division, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
University of California - San Diego

April 7, “Moblizing Science for Sustainable Energy Systems” 

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Director, Earth Institute
Professor of Sustainable Development, Columbia University

April 14, “Bioterrorism: Prevention and Preparedness”

Margaret Hamburg

Vice President for Biological Programs, Nuclear Threat Initiative

April 21, Talk Rescheduled from February 17

"Science Advice at the US Environmental Protection Agency"

Valerie M. Thomas
Research Scientist, Princeton University

Richard B. Stewart - Cancelled
"International GMO Regulatory Conflicts: The Precautionary Principle and the Challenge to Risk-Based Resolution of Trade/Environment Disputes"

April 28, “Place Makes the Poison: Exposure Assessment for Air Pollution Control”

Kirk R. Smith

Professor of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California - Berkeley

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