Fall 2020 Seminar Series

All seminars are conducted via Zoom

Upcoming Seminars

To learn more about a specific seminar, please click on the title of the talk.

December 4, 2020  
John Fiege
Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo
Telling Stories about the Environment: Filmmaking as a Means of Disseminating and Discovering Knowledge about Our Ecological Predicament
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Past Seminars

November 20, 2020 
Stephanie Poindexter
Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo
Navigating the night: slow loris movement and conservation
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

October 23, 2020
Barbara Wejnert
Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies, University at Buffalo
Department of Environment and Sustainability, University at Buffalo

Democracy and Environment
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

March 6, 2020
Craig Thomas
Department of Environment and Sustainability, University at Buffalo
Sustainability and Transdisciplinary Thinking
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

February 28, 2020
Ranjan Muthukrishnan
Indiana University, Environmental Resilience Institute
Life in a changing world: Understanding community resilience and vulnerability to anthropogenic stresses
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. 

February 10, 2020
Anne Toomey
Environmental Studies and Science, Pace University
Hidden Ecologies: Exploring the social-ecological dynamics of urban waterfronts
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

January 27, 2020
John Boakye-Danquah
University of Saskatchewan
Bridging organizations as innovative governance tools for socioecological governance in small-scale forest communities in the post-industrial world
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 

January 23, 2020
Apollonya Porcelli
Brown University
'When it smells it pays': Sustainability science and policy on Peru's contaminated coast
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 

January 21, 2020
Emily Reisman
University of California, Santa Cruz
Putting Efficiency in its place: situating paradigms of agricultural sustainability
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 

January 9, 2020
Abigail Sullivan
Indiana University
Collective, collaborative, and conflicting: insights on environmental governance in an era of environmental change
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

December 17, 2019
Holly Buck
University of California, Los Angeles
Carbon removal technologies: How can they be developed in the public interest?
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

December 9, 2019
John Armstrong
University of California, Santa Cruz
Taking control to do more: how local governments and communities can enact effective climate mitigation policies
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

December 6, 2019
Krishna Balasubramaniam
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis        
The Impact of Intrinsic & Extrinsic Factors on Primate Social Structure & Disease Risk: Insights from the Genus Macaca  

November 22, 2019
Melissa Holmes
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Social Status and Reproductive Behavior in Naked Mole Rats  

November 1, 2019
Adam Rome
Department of Environment and Sustainability, University at Buffalo
Envisioning a Sustainable Society: Reconsidering a Pioneering Call-to-Action by UB's Lester Milbrath

October 25, 2019
Kevin Smiley
Department of Sociology, University at Buffalo
Social Inequality, Environmental Change and Urbanization in Greater Houston

October 18, 2019
Katherine Kravitz
Department of Geosystems, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
The evolution of life and landforms: Modeling the link between biological and geological processes

September 27, 2019
Andrew Hoffman
University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
Q&A Session

September 26, 2019
Andrew Hoffman
University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Presented by the Sustainable Urban Environments Initiative