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SPRING SCHEDULE 2008

The David Bradford Seminars in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy
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, "Operational Hydrologic Monitoring of Mosquito-Borne Disease Transmission: The Science and Policy"

Jeffrey Shaman

Assistant Professor, Oregon State University


February 11, "Pollinator Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, and Opportunities for Agricultural Policy"

Rachael Winfree

Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley.


February 18, To be Rescheduled: "Bridges to Sustainable Tropical Health: A Revisionist View of the Management of the Global Burden of Disease"

Burton Singer

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


February 25, "Meaning and Representation of Illness, Health, and Healing among the Kel Tamasheq of Northern Mali"

Anna Muench

University of Berne (Switzerland), Office of Population Research, Princeton University


March 3, "Climate Change in the American Mind"

Anthony Leiserowitz

Research Scientist, Director of Stategic Initiatives and Director of Yale Project on Climate Change, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University


March 10, "Bridges to Sustainable Tropical Health: A Revisionist View of the Management of the Global Burden of Disease"

Burton Singer

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


March 15-23 - Spring Break


March 31, "Framing Science: Journalism and Science Debates"

Matthew Nisbett, Assistant Professor, School of Communication, American University and Chris Mooney, free lance writer and journalist


April 7, "Integrating Game Theory and Life Cycle Analysis for Sustainability Policy"

Sharon Jones

Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University


April 14, "Land Reform, Land Conflict, and Land Use in Brazil"

Lee Alston

Professor of Economics, University of Colorado; Director, Program on Environment and Society; Research Associate, NBER


April 21, "Mitigating Sea-level Rise"

Guy Nordenson

Professor of Architecture, Princeton University


April 28, "Environmental Policy and the Current Situation in the New Europe"

Pal Pepo

Professor of Agrobiotechnology and Plant Sciences, University of Debrecen, Hungary; Visiting Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University

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