The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) 2015 Doctoral Students’ Speaker Event presents:
Can We Achieve Sustainability Within a Capitalist System?
Thursday, October 1st 4:00-6:00
Dana Building, room 1040
4:00-5:00: Dr. Paul Robbins, Professor and Director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will give a public lecture on “Coffee, Frogs, and Workers: Conservation in India during the Anthropocene”.
5:15-6:00: The talk will be followed by a faculty panel moderated by Dr. Joshua Newell (SNRE, UM), featuring Dr. Paul Robbins, Dr. Arun Agrawal (SNRE, UM),Dr. Andrew Hoffman (Ross School of Business, UM), and Dr. Sarah Moore (Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Dr. Sarah Moore will also be giving a lecture on “Tracking Trans-national Hazardous Waste Trading: Methodological Problems and Partial Solutions” on Friday, October 2nd from 2:30-4:00 in Dana 1040 on as part of the CSS Forum.
Joshua Cousins was selected by the faculty and administration of SNRE to receive The Superior Teaching Award. Established in 1993, this annual award is made to one graduate student in the School of Natural Resources and Environment in recognition of their outstanding contributions to teaching during the academic year.
Joshua Cousins recently received a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship to support his final year of research and writing. The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and risk-taking. Joshua was also awarded the Trent R. Dames Civil Engineering History Fellowship at The Huntington Library for his research project entitled “Of Floods and Droughts: The nature of technology and the transformation of stormwater in Los Angeles, 1862-Present”. The fellowship provides two months of support to conduct archival research at The Huntington.