The International Evangelical Environmental Movement

Calvin DeWitt

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 at 8:00 pm – Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Calvin DeWitt is a professor with the Nelson Center for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the cofounder of the International Evangelical Environmental Network, a founding member and chair of the American Society of the Green Cross, chair of the advisory council for the Evangelical Campaign to Combat Global Warming and Climate Change, an advisor to the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, and president of the Academy of Evangelical Scientists and Ethicists. DeWitt has a B.A. in biology from Calvin College, an M.A. in biology from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Michigan. Part of the Areopagus Lecture Series.

Cosponsored By:
  • Areopagus
  • Areopagus Graduate Student Fellowship
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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