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Environmental Affairs Symposium

Keynote

Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. in Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center

A dialog with Christopher Foreman and David Pellow

This keynote event explored how intersections between environmental and social justice issues have come to be represented in today’s intellectual landscape, and what imaginative solutions might be available or precluded as a result. Each speaker gave a 20 minute individual talk, followed by a dialog between speakers and a question and answer period with the audience.

Christopher Foreman

Dr. Christopher Foreman is professor and director of the social policy program at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, where he teaches courses on political institutions and the politics of inequality.  Professor Foreman addresses the opportunities and constraints facing advocates and policymakers in the search for environmental equity.  His interests include politics of health, race, regulation, and government reform.

David Pellow

Dr. David N. Pellow is the Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Global Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he teaches courses on social change movements, environmental justice, human-animal conflicts, sustainability, and social inequality.  He has published a number of works on environmental justice issues in communities of color in the U.S. and globally.

 

 

 

Environmental Affairs Symposium

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