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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

Al-Moumin Environmental Peacebuilding Award Presentation and Lecture, Tuesday October 6, 2015, 3:00pm-5:00pm  

Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

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

The Ecology of Wonder: David Abram, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:30am-12:30pm

Letts Formal Lounge

David Abram is a writer, cultural ecologist, and geophilosopher concerned with enhancing life at a time of immense environmental intensification.

Is it Permissible to Research Solar Climate Engineering?, Thursday October 8, 2015, 3:30pm-5:00pm

SIS 300

Dr. David Morrow of George Mason University and an SIS/FCEA faculty fellow, will discuss the major arguments against solar climate engineering research and will argue that none provide a conclusive reason to ban research, but rather provide guidance on the governance of climate engineering research.

Food Tank: The True Cost of Food, Thursday November 12, 2015, 10:30am-12:00pm

Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

Food Tank, in collaboration with the Union of Concerned Scientists and the GRACE Foundation, will be facilitating a special event to coincide with the release of the new Food Tank research report around True Cost Accounting.

Past Events

Introduction to International Environmental Law

David Hunter of the Washington College of Law explored the changing field of international environmental law.

Why Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Engineering Need to be a Part of the Same Conversation

Holly Buck of Cornell University delivered a lecture on the intersection of agriculture and climate as part of the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment lecture series.

Climate Change Governance on the Road to Paris

This conference highlighted the importance of subnational initiatives, such as the Québec-California linked emissions trading system, in anticipation of the upcoming Paris UNFCCC negotiations. 


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