Seminar Series

The GCSC seminar series presents some of the best researchers--from around campus and across the country--whose work sheds light on global change and sustainability.
Seminars are at 4:00 pm on alternate Tuesdays in room 295 fasb. participants may also join via zoom.
To receive notifications, join our email list.

Seminars are open to all, and students who are enrolled in the Seminar course, SUST 6800, have additional opportunities to engage with the speakers.

January 17, 2023
  • David W. OrrDistinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics Emeritus, Oberlin University
    "Democracy in a Hotter Time"
January 31, 2023
  • Amanda Bertana, Department of Sociology, Southern Connecticut State University
February 14, 2023
  • pending confirmation
February 28, 2023
  • Jessica M. Smith, Professor in Engineering, Design & Society, Colorado School of Mines
    "Sustainability and the Corporate Self: An ethnography of engineers and scientists working in the mining and oil and gas industries"
March 21, 2023
  • Brian Eisenhauer, Professor of Sociology, Plymouth State University
    Co-sponsored with the Natural History Museum of Utah
April 4, 2023
  • pending confirmation
April 18, 2023
  • Ruhan Nagra, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Environmental Justice Clinic, University of Utah
Video recordings of most seminars (Spring 2015-on) are available for viewing by those with a U of U Network ID (uNID).

Spring Seminars

Upcoming Events