September 23, 2008
Geography Professor Alexander Murphy Addresses”The Geopolitical Implications of Climate Change” As Part of ENR Fireside Conversation Series September 25
The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, along with the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies Program, continues its “Seeking Sustainable Solutions: A Series of Fireside Conversations on Global Warming 2008-09″ with a talk byAlexander Murphy, professor of Geography and Rippey Chair in Liberal Arts and Sciences, titled “The Geopolitical Implications of Climate Change.”
Professor Murphy specializes in cultural and political geography, with a regional emphasis on Europe. He is a past president of the Association of American Geographers (2003-04), a vice-president of the American Geographical Society, and an editor of both Progress in Human Geography and Eurasian Geography and Economics. In the late 1990s he chaired the national committee that oversaw the addition of Geography to the College Board’s Advanced Placement program. He currently chairs the National Research Council study, Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences in the Next Decade.
The event takes place at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 25, at the Bowerman Center for Environmental Law located in Knight Law Center 225. It is free and open to all members of the university community.