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E-mail: sisgrad@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-1646

For information on events and program activities, or for general program information, contact the GEP Program office:

E-mail: gep@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-1683

For academic questions about the GEP or NRSD degree programs, contact Dr. Judith Shapiro:

E-mail: Shapiro@american.edu


Upcoming Events

Fall 2014 Events:

October 14 - GEP Director’s Coffee: Charting a Path through Grad School - 5:30-6:30PM in SIS 348

October 15Coffee & Conversation with Peter Dauvergne
10:00-11:00AM in SIS 331

October 15 - Will Walmart Save the World? The Reality of Corporate Social Responsibility, with Peter Dauvergne
3:00-4:30PM in SIS Abramson Family Founders Room https://peterdauvergne.eventbrite.com
This event will be live streamed: http://www.american.edu/sis/gep/Peter-Dauvergne.cfm

October 16 - “Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism?” - Panel discussion, with Peter Dauvergne, faculty, and NGO representatives. Moderated by Paul Wapner

3:00-4:30PM in SIS Abramson Family Founders Room


This event will be live streamed: http://www.american.edu/sis/gep/Peter-Dauvergne-Panel.cfm

October 22 - Global Land Grabs, with Michael Kugelman

2:30-4:00PM, McDowell Formal Lounge



November 7 - GEP Colloquium - The People's Climate March
3:00-5:00PM, SIS 349




Recent Events:


October 3 - GEP Colloquium with Jacob Scherr of NRDC3:30-5:00PM, SIS 300

October 8 Second Annual Al-Moumin Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding – “Climate Change and Security: From Vicious to Virtuous Cycles,” with Jon Barnetthttps://al-mouminlecture.eventbrite.com 3:00-5:00PM in SIS Abramson Family Founders Room

September 23 - SIS 660 visit to Greenpeace (all GEP/NRSD students welcome)
12:00 - 2:00PM

September 19- GEP/NRSD Alumni Panel, featuring:

Olivia Gilmore, Returned Boren Fellow (Brazil) and U.S. Foreign Service Candidate
Casey Harrison, Program Officer - Private Sector Engagement & Agriculture, WWF
Adam Jadhav, Fulbright-Nehru researcher affiliated with the Indian government's National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management
Larke Williams, Regulatory Project, US-EPA

MGC 245, 3:30 - 4:45 PM

September 5 - GEP Masters Colloquium, "Studying Global Environmental Politics: Wrapping One's Head Around the Planet"
3:30 - 5:00PM, TBA

September 15 - Introduction to International Environmental Law, with David Hunter
11:45AM - 2:00PM, SIS Abramson Family Founders Room

January 15: Clive Hamilton on Environmental Justice Considerations of Climate Engineering
3:00-4:30PM SIS Abramson Family Founders Room

March 14-16 - Mindfulness in Education Network (MiEN) conference, "Mindfulness: Foundation for Teaching and Learning Conference"

March 26 - Dr. Dr. Michael Fabinyi will give a talk entitled "Chinese Seafood Consumption and Implications for the Asia-Pacific"
2:30-4:30PM - SIS 300

March 20 - GEP Colloquium "Why Bother? A Discussion about Environmental Commitment" with GEP faculty panel.

March 18-30 - DC Environmental Film Festival

April 4-6 - “Chico Vive” conference in partnership with the Rainforest Foundation on global environmental activism, commemorating 25th anniversary of the death of Chico Mendes
-SIS Abramson Family Founders Room

April 22 - "Earth Day in a Conflicted World" Panel with GEP faculty and guest (TBA)
3:00-4:30PM - MGC 245



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