Science and Environmental Decision–making: From the Lab to the White House and Beyond

Rosina Bierbaum

Thursday, 22 Mar 2018 at 8:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial Union

Rosina Bierbaum, a professor and former dean at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment who also holds the Roy F. Westin Chair in Natural Economics at the University of Maryland, will discuss her research and career working at the interface of environmental science and policy. Her work in both academia and the public sector has focused on climate change adaptation and mitigation. She served on President Obama's Council of Advisers on Science and Technology, has been an Adaptation Fellow at the World Bank, ran the first Environment Division in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, has served in multiple capacities at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and was a review editor for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. She currently chairs the Science and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility.Part of the National Affairs Series: When American Values Are in Conflict

Cosponsored By:
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • National Affairs
  • Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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