Spring 2020 SENR Seminar Series

Spring 2020 
SENR Seminar Series


Day:  Thursdays
Time:  4:10 - 5:30 p.m.
Howlett Hall 164
2001 Fyffe Rd., Columbus, OH


Dr. Jeffrey Jacquet and Dr. Cathy Rakowski

Previous SENR Seminars (click)

 Spring 2020Autumn 2019Spring 2019Autumn 2018Spring 2018Autumn 2017

Spring 2017Autumn 2016Spring 2016Autumn 2015

Spring 2015

The SENR Seminar Series is held during the autumn and spring academic semesters. Speakers address a variety of topics that are relevant to the major environmental problems and natural resource management issues of our day. The seminar series reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of the School of Environment and Natural Resources in that a variety of experts contribute from fields as diverse as the humanities and social sciences, traditional resource management disciplines, and the biological and physical sciences. The program includes opportunities for interested parties to meet formally and informally with speakers before and after their presentations.This semester's seminar series theme is resilience. 

WOOSTER: Click on each link below to pull up each unique Zoom link to tune into each speaker's live seminar. You will be able to add comments and participate after logging in with your Ohio State credentials.

GUESTS: Non-Ohio State guests are able to view the live presentations by "Entering as a guest" after clicking the Zoom link, instead of logging in with Ohio State password. Guests can also view recorded presentations (if available for vewing) in links below.

Spring Seminar Theme: “Resilience”

Date and Link
Seminar Titles 
February 13 Recording

Carrie Morrow,  Resource Manager, Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

"Resilient Ecosystems in our own backyard: 70+ years of Metro Parks in Central Ohio"

February 20 Recording
Leroy Poff, Professor of Biology, Colorado State University and Distinguished Professor, University of Canberra, Australia "The challenge of freshwater ecosystem “resilience” in a non-stationary world"


Sri Vedachalam, PhD, Director of Water at Environmental Policy Innovation Center

"Enhancing water sector resilience through governance and regulatory reforms"
March 26 Recording Rachel Bezner Kerr, Professor of Development Sociology, Cornell University "Agroecology as a climate change adaptation solution: A case study from Malawi"

Susan Clayton, Psychologist, College of Wooster

"Environmental health and psychological wellbeing: Making the connection"


Jacquelyn Gill, Ecologist, University of Maine

"Penguins, poop, and peat: lessons about risk and resilience from a 14,000-year record of global change in the South Atlantic"