Spring Schedule 2013
STEP seminars are held in Wallace Hall 300 (unless specified otherwise )
12 noon until 1pm
(Lunch is served at 11:45a)
February 11th, 2013 " Opportunities for Mitigation of Methane Emissions in China."
WWS Policy Workshop graduate students
February 18th 2013,
"Water and Leakage Issues Associated with Carbon-capture and storage( CCS) and Shale -gas Hydrofracking"
Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
March 4th, 2013 " Making Green Cities (Or At Least, Not Taking Them For Granted)"
Assistant Professor; Associate Chair
City & Regional Planning
The University of Pennsylvania School of Design
March 11th, 2013 " Pathways To A Sustainable Food Future"
Associate Research Scholar,
Woodrow Wilson School and the Program in Science ,Technology and Environmental Policy
March 18th, 2013
NO STEP Seminar - Spring Break Week
March 25th, 2013 " The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth "
Postdoctoral Research Associate , STEP Program
April 1st, 2012 " From Democratic Consensus to Cannibalistic Hordes: The Principles of Collective Behavior in Human and Animal Groups "
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
April 8th, 2012 "Building Environmentally Sustainable and Just Communities: Lessons From Hurricane Sandy "
Boxer Family Professor of Law
Director, Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy
NYU School of Law
April 15th, 2013 " Is Prevention Better than Cure for Conservation "
Professor - Departments of Zoology & Entomology, and Mathematics
The University of Queensland, Australia
April 22nd, 2012 " Agriculture, Diet, and Global Environmental Sustainability"
G. David Tilman
Regents Profressor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
University of Minnesota
April 29th, 2013 " Impacts of Forests and Land Use on Air Pollution-climate Interactions "
Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies