Faculty Research Seminar on Climate Change

The seminar series, funded through SI-GECS grants, is comprised of a broad-based group of over two dozen Boston College faculty representing each professional school and eight departments within the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences. Led by Principal Investigator Professor David Deese (political science) and an advisory committee, the group meets monthly to discuss cutting-edge climate change research. Presentations from BC faculty and esteemed outside guests are followed by intensive discussion in a luncheon seminar format. The Spring semester 2023 schedule follows.

Spring 2023 Schedule

Thursday, January 26th, 4:00-5:30pm (time tentative)
Public Lecture from Patrick Parenteau, Emeritus Professor of Law, Senior Fellow for Climate Policy, Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School

Monday, February 13th, 12:00-1:30PM,  Schiller Convening Space
Lunchtime Seminar presentation from Tara Pisani Gareau, , Director, Environmental Studies Program & Associate Professor of the Practice, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department

Monday, March 20th, 12:00-1:30PM, Schiller Convening Space
Lunchtime Seminar presentation from Yi Ming, Institute Professor of Climate Science and Society & Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department

Monday, April 3rd , Time and Location TBD
Lunchtime Seminar presentation or afternoon public lecture from Sudhir Chella Rajan, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Monday, April 24th, 12:00-1:30PM, Schiller Convening Space
Lunchtime Seminar presentation from Julia Devoy, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Students and Programs, Lynch School of Education and Human Development