GVSU Climate Vulnerability and Justice monthly speaker series: Teaching Climate Justice

Thursday, January 6, 2022
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students

We continue GVSU “Climate Vulnerability and Justice” monthly speaker series this Thursday, January 6th  at 4:30 p.m. with a conversation about teaching climate justice. Our speaker is Dr. Paul Clements.

Paul Clements is a professor of Political Science at Western Michigan University (WMU) where he directs the master’s program in International Development Administration and the graduate certificate program in Climate Change Policy and Management. He received a BA in Social Studies from Harvard and a PhD in Public Affairs from Princeton. He has conducted evaluations of development projects and worked on evaluation systems in many African countries and in Bangladesh, Brazil, and the Philippines. In 2014 and 2016 he was the Democratic candidate for Congress in Michigan’s Sixth District. He is a co-founder of the WMU Climate Change Working Group and founding member of the Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition, and with one of his classes he drafted the original Climate Action Plan for the City of Kalamazoo. Publications include Rawlsian Political Analysis: Rethinking the Microfoundations of Social Science with University of Notre Dame Press, “Rawlsian Ethics of Climate Change” in Critical Criminology, and a chapter on “Contractualism and Climate Change” in Moral Theory and Climate Change: Ethical Perspectives on a Warming Planet.

Please, join the webinar this Thursday, January 6 at 4:30-5:15 p.m. at https://gvsu-edu.zoom.us/j/95101896351

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This event was added to the calendar by Amanda Reader (readera@gvsu.edu) on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 and was last updated on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.