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For information on admissions requirements, application procedures, and deadlines, please visit the Graduate Admissions website or contact SIS Graduate Admissions:

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

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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

Introduction to International Environmental Law, Monday September 21, 2015, 9:00am-11:30am  Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

American University Washington College of Law Professor David Hunter will explore the field of international environmental law.


Climate Change Governance on the Road to Paris, Monday October 5, 2015, 1:00pm-7:30pm 
Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

The Global Environmental Politics Program will co-sponsor this climate conference organized by GEP Professor Sikina Jinnah. Government officials from the US and Canada, academics, and public policy leaders will discuss the role of sub-national initiatives, such as the Quebec-California linked emissions trading system, in anticipation of the upcoming UN climate negotiations in Paris. Click here to learn more and to RSVP.

Al-Moumin Environmental Peacebuilding Award Presentation and Lecture, Tuesday October 6, 2015, 2:30pm-5:30pm  Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

Liz Alden Wily will present "Communities & the State: Getting the Property Relationship Right for a Safer 21st Century."


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