Spring Schedule 2009
February 9th 2009, "Leaders, Laggards, and Institutional Influence"
Ronald B. Mitchell
(co-sponsored with the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance)
February 16th, "The Role of Regulations in the Development of Agricultural Biotechnology"
February 23rd, "The Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) as Generative Frame: Global Networks, Contested Science, and Epistemic Brokers"
March 2nd, "Conflict Resolution Between Civil Society, Corporations, Governments and Banks On Large Scale Development Projects'"
March 9th, "Biogeochemisry and Environmental Change - The Role of Basic Science in Policy"
Spring Break - March 15 thru March 22
March 23rd, "Airborne Particulates and Environmental Regulation"
March 30th, "Synthetic Biology"
April 6th, - There will be no STEP seminar on this date
(Please note: this seminar will be held on Thursday in Bowl #2 Robertson Hall 11:45a - 1p)
April 20th, "America's Energy Future: The Technological Options Available, 2010 - 2035"
President of the University, Emeritus. Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University.
April 27th, "Agbiotechnology In India: Science and Regulation Issues"
Dr. Suman Sahai
May 4th, " UN Climate Change Negotiations: Is a Deal Possible in Copenhagen?"
Deputy Director, Climate Program Office, NOAA