Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Spring 2021 SENR Seminar Series

Thursdays starting 4:10 - 5:30 p.m. via Zoom (schedule below)
Instructors:  Dr. Steve Lyon (lyon.248@osu.edu) and Dr. Ed McCoy (mccoy.13@osu.edu)

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. This semester's seminar series theme is Ecosystem and Community Health.

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Spring Seminar Theme: Ecosystem and Community Health

Date and Link
Speaker / Panelists
Seminar Topic

Jan. 28

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Susan Clayton, Whitmore-Williams Professor of Psychology
The College of Wooster

Implications of climage change for psychological wellbeing

Feb. 11

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Shadia Siliman, consultant, Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning
The Ohio State University

Integrating inclusivity and diversity into teaching and research

Feb. 25

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Steven Scyphers, Assistant Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences
Northeastern University

Nature-based coastal protection and the human dimensions of fisheries

Mar. 11

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Carolyn Finney, Scholar-in-Residence, Environmental Affairs
Middlebury College

What it means to work on social change from the intersection of activist/artist/academic

Mar. 25

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Nancy Wells, Professor of Administration, Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

Natural environments and mental health

Apr. 8

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Practitioner Panel

Karlton Laster, Cleveland Metro Director, Ohio Environmental Council

Rebecca Swab, Senior Research Scientist at MAD Scientist Associates LLC

Heather Raymond, Director, CFAES Water Quality Initiative, The Ohio State University



Apr. 15

Via Zoom

Graduate Students Research presentations and discussion

Apr. 22

Via Zoom

Graduate Students Research presentations and discussion