Sustainable Futures Speaker Series
As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. Gwyn Kirk will present “Environmental Security and National Security: Are They Compatible?” Gwyn Kirk is a scholar-activist concerned with gender, race, and environmental justice in the service of genuine security and a sustainable world. She has taught courses in women’s studies, environmental studies, political science, and sociology at a range of universities and colleges. With Margo Okazawa-Rey she publishes Women’s Lives: Multicultural Perspectives, used in classrooms nationwide. She has written widely on militarism, women’s peace organizing, and environmental security, and is compiling an anthology on environmental justice for undergraduate courses. She holds a PhD in political sociology from the London School of Economics. The Sustainable Futures Speaker Series is presented by the Environment & Community Graduate Program and the Schatz Energy Research Center. The presentation will take place in Gist Hall 218.