Events

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Past Events

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

“Equity and the Sustainable City: 'Just Green' or 'Just and Green'?”
Dr. Melanie McDermott
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Human Ecology and Senior Researcher, Sustainability Institute, The College of NJ
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

“Follow the Carbon”
Dr. Daniel Aldana Cohen, Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Room 101, Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health, 61 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

“Bending Toward Justice: Food Charity and Public Policy”
Dr. Janet Poppendieck, Professor Emerita
Department of Sociology, Hunter College, City University of New York
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Room 101, Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health, 61 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

“Climate Change and the Challenges to Democracy”
Dale Jamieson, Professor
Environmental Studies & Philosophy, New York University
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Alampi Room, Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Cook Campus

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

“A Food Systems Approach to Improving Diets Globally”
Dr. Shauna Downs, Assistant Professor
Department of Health Systems and Policy, Rutgers University
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Room 101, Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health, 61 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

“CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER WILL RESCHEDULE NEXT FALL...The Other 46% - Prospects for a New Treaty on Sustainable Use of High Seas Biodiversity”
Dr. Cymie Payne, Associate Professor
Department of Human Ecology Rutgers University
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

“Beneficiaries of Forest Carbon: Precarious Inclusion in the Brazilian Amazon”
Dr. Maron Greenleaf, Postdoctoral Fellow
Earth Institute, Columbia University
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

“Human Niche Construction and Cultural Resilience as Mutual: Evidence from Landscapes Enduring Chestnut Pest and Disease Outbreak across Turkey”
Jeffrey Wall, PhD Candidate
Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University
Time: 11:00:00 AM TO 12:00:00 PM
Location: Cook/Douglass Lecture Hall, Room 209 (3 College Farm Rd, New Brunswick )

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

“Immigration and Diversity in Higher Education: Studentsí Journeys and Successes”
Peter Guarnaccia, Ph.D., Professor
Human Ecology Department
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

“Ocean Animals on the Move: Consequences for Ecological and Human Communities”
Malin L. Pinsky, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Sponsored by Human Ecology
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Monday, December 4th, 2017

“WEBINAR: Parameters of public acceptance of nanotechnology”
Dr. William Hallman and Dr. Mary Nucci
Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series
Time: 3:00:00 PM TO 4:00:00 PM
Location: Waterfront Centre Building, Room 2311, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

“Alternative Careers for Science Majors”
Roundtable interactions with professionals
Sponsored by Office of the Campus Dean & Department of Human Ecology
Time: 6:00:00 PM TO 9:00:00 PM
Location: Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, Room 205, Cook Campus

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

“Settler Colonialism Through Reclamation: A Historical Geography of the Inland Columbia Basin”
Carrie Mott, Ph.D., Instructor, Department of Geography, Rutgers University
Sponsored by Human Ecology
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Cook Campus Center, George H. Cook Room, Cook Campus

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

“U.S. Public Opinion on Climate Change: Can It Mobilize a Policy Response?”
Patrick J. Egan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Politics, NYU
Co-sponsored by Human Ecology and Rutgers Climate Institute
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Wednesday, October 11st, 2017

“Assessing the Coupled Human-Environmental Impacts of Global Change on Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Jamaica ”
Kevon Rhiney, Ph.D.
Department of Geography, Rutgers University
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus

Friday, September 29th, 2017

“Author-Meets-Reader Panel and Reception for Pam McElwee's Forests are Gold: Trees, People and Environmental Rule in Vietnam ”
Pam McElwee, Associate Professor, Department of Human Ecology
Co-sponsored with the Department of Geography
Time: 3:30:00 PM TO 6:00:00 PM
Location: Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, Room 101

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

“Developing A Green Infrastructure Equity Index to Promote Equity Planning”
Christina Rosan, MCP, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Geography and Urban Studies Department, Temple University
Time: 12:30:00 PM TO 2:00:00 PM
Location: Blake Hall, Room 131, Cook Campus