Environmental Policy Seminar Speaker Series

The Environmental Policy Seminar is an interdisciplinary seminar series created in 2015 to allow SPEA faculty and graduate students to share their research ideas, perspectives of their research field, and preliminary findings through semi-formal presentations in a warm intellectual setting.

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Our seminars take place on Fridays, and are comprised of internal and external speakers. Please note the varying times and locations below. All members of the IU community are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact: David Konisky

For speaker bios, click on their names.


January 11, 2-3:30 p.m., SPEA A221
Nathanial Geiger, Indiana University
Leveraging Social Dynamics and Psychological Factors to Improve Public Conversation on Climate Change


February 1, 2-3:30 p.m., SPEA A221
Shahzeen Atttari, IU SPEA
Climate Change Advocacy and Ad Hominem Attacks


February 8, 12:15-1:45 p.m., Room TBA, (joint with G&M Seminar)
Jill Harrison, University of Colorado, Boulder
From the Inside Out: The Fight for Environmental Justice within Government Agencies


February 22, 2-3:30 p.m., SPEA A221
Godfreyb Ssekajja, Indiana University
The Impact of Migration on Common Property Institutions: A Theoretical, Laboratory and Field Analysis of Lake Victoria Communities


March 29, 12:15-1:45 p.m., Room TBA​ (joint with PAPF Seminar)
Seth Blumsack, Pennsylvania State University
Designing Electricity Markets by Democracy


April 12, 2-3:30 p.m., Hodge Hall 2057 (joint with Ostrom Workshop)
Tanya Heikkila, University of Colorado, Denver
Title: TBA