George Perkins Marsh Institute

Marsh Lectures

Seminar Series 2014-15 Academic Year

The George Perkins Marsh Institute and Jeanne X. Kasperson Research Library announce the 2014-15 Academic Year Seminar Series. Seminars will present cutting-edge research on human/environment interactions taking place at Clark University and are designed to catalyze discussions regarding future research possibilities. Seminar dates speakers are as follows:

Irwin

"Land Change Modeling for Sustainability Analysis"
Albert, Norma and Howard '77 Geller Endowed Lecture, co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise

Thursday, September 30, 2014
4 pm – 5:15 pm
University Center Grace Conference Room

Elena G. Irwin, Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University


Moeltner

"Mountain Pine Beetles and Home Values in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Accuracy in Damage Assessment and Geocoding of Properties"
2014-15 Debra I. and Jeffrey A. Geller Endowed Lecture

Thursday, October 9, 2014
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Klaus Moeltner, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech


Grove

"Developments in Long Term Social Ecological Research: The Case of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) and Linking Science and Decision Making"
Co-Sponsored with the Graduate School of Geography Colloquium Series

Thursday, November 13, 2014
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

J. Morgan Grove, Research Scientist and Team Leader, Baltimore Field Station and Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES). Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service


Fabos

"From Refugee to Forced Migration to Mobility Studies: Conceptualizing Conflict and People on the Move"

Thursday, February 12, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Anita H. Fabos, Associate Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University


StMartin "Assembling Enclosure: The Technologies of Marine Spatial Planning"
Co-Sponsored with the Graduate School of Geography Colloquium Series

Thursday, March 12, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Kevin St. Martin, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Foley

"Socio-territorial Approaches to Health: Neighborhood Effect and Health Inequalities in Two West African Cities"

Thursday, April 2, 2015
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
University Center Lurie Conference Room

Ellen Foley, Associate Professor and Interim Director, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University