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“The Unmaking of the Hawaiian Islands” Honolulu Event

Date: 6:00pm PDT April 11, 2012 Location: Waikiki Yacht Club

  • Professor Liz Safran
    Professor Liz Safran

Waikiki Yacht Club

Meet local alumni, parents, and admitted students, and enjoy the evening with one of L&C outstanding professors - Associate Professor of Geological Science and Environmental Studies Program Director Liz Safran.

Wednesday, April 11, 6 p.m.
Waikiki Yacht Club
1599 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI
reception followed by presentation

Professor Safran on Island Devolution: The Unmaking of the Hawaiian Islands

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More on the Speaker

Professor Safran has been teaching at Lewis & Clark since 2000 and is currently an Associate Professor of Geological Science and the chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Lewis & Clark. Her courses include Environmental Geology, Hydrology, The Origins of Life in the Universe, Oregon Field Geology, and others. Her research focuses on Geomorphology - the study of why the landscape looks the way it does and the processes that shape them.

Professor Safran is also playing a central role in developing a long-term strategic plan in ensuring Lewis & Clark remains a leader in innovative environmental scholarship and is recognized nationally as such.

She holds a B.A. from Harvard (1989), an M.A. from University of Washington (1993), and a Ph.D. from University of California at Santa Barbara (1998).