Fall 2022 Seminar Series

Fall 2022 Seminars

Friday, December 9th 6:00 PM in Cooke 127 Mark Whitmore Senior Extension Associate & Forest Entomologist, Dept. of Natural Resources & the Environment, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY The NYS Hemlock Initiative and Classical Biological Control of the invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.

Past Seminars

Friday, October 14th
"Is Brown the New Green? The fusion ecology of urban wildlands"
Dr. Claus Holzapfel
Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Rutgers Newark
3:00 PM in Cooke 127

May 12, 2022
Javier delBarco-Trillo, PhD
Urban ecology: towards a multidisciplinary, multi-species, multi-city approach
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM via Zoom (please contact evs-admin@buffalo.edu to obtain Zoom link)

April 26, 2022
Almagul Osmonova, MSc
Director of Taalim-Forum NGO
Communities united to protect snow leopards: Land of Snow Leopard
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Hochstetter 114

March 4, 2022
Christie Sampson, PhD
University of Calgary
Conserving wildlife and ecosystems in mixed-use landscapes
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM via Zoom (please contact evs-admin@buffalo.edu to obtain Zoom link)

February 22, 2022
Kendall Valentine, PhD
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Zooming In and Out: Coastal Ecogeomorphology across Scales
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM in Clemens 117

February 18, 2022
Corey Callaghan, PhD
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research, Leipzig Germany
People power and its potential for understanding urban biodiversity
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM in Clemens 117

January 25, 2022
Piata Marques, PhD
Center for Environmental Research in the Anthropocene, University of Toronto
Understanding the effects of urbanization to the ecology and evolution of stream biota to support sustainable cities
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM in Clemens 120

January 18, 2022
Mayra Rodiguez Gonzalez, PhD
Gund Institute for Environment and the Spatial Analysis Laboratory, University of Vermont
Promoting community-informed research and social equity in urban green space management
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM in Clemens 102

*December 3, 2021
Jenny Zambrano, PhD
School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University
Analyses of structure and dynamics of tropical and temperate forests
*via zoom (please contact department at evs-admin@buffalo.edu to obtain zoom link)

November 19, 2021
Chris Wells, PhD
Department of Geology, University at Buffalo
Life on the reef: competition and predation of newly settled octocorals

November 5, 2021
Juliet Lu, PhD
Atkinson Center for Sustainability, Department of Global Development, Cornell University
Partner or Predator?  Engaging China in Sustainable Rubber Initiatives

*Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Andrew Berardy, PhD
Center for Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Disease Prevention, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
Food systems and life cycle assessment
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM in *Clemens 102*

*October 8, 2021
Pat Keys, PhD
Colorado State University
Sponsored by the Geography Department

Sustainable Development
*via zoom (please contact department at evs-admin@buffalo.edu to obtain zoom link)

October 1, 2021
Michelle Fournet, PhD
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell University
Title To Be Announced

September 24, 2021
Do Hyoung Kim, PhD
Department of Geography, University at Buffalo
Title To Be Announced

April 16, 2021
John Atkinson
Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Waste Management Options
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

February 19, 2021
Corey Krabbenhoft
Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
Streamflow and the environment: from deserts to Great Lakes
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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.

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