Dorceta Taylor to deliver MLK Lecture at SNRE


Jan
21
2013

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  • Host Department: Program in the Environment
  • Date: 01/21/2013
  • Time: 05:00 PM

  • Location: 1040 Dana: Question and answer session to follow

  • Description:

    Professor Taylor's research interests include urban agriculture and food security, green jobs, social movement analysis, environmental justice, leisure and natural resource use, poverty, and race, gender, and ethnic relations. Her lecture is titled, "Race, Poverty, and Access to Food in America: Resistance, Survival, and Sustainability" It starts at 5pm in Room 1040 in the Dana Building, and will be followed by a question and answer session. This event is hosted by the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE).

    More about Professor Dorceta Taylor:

    Dorceta Taylor is delivering the annual MLK Lecture at the School of Natural Resources and Environment as part of the school’s Dean's Speaker Series.

    Taylor is a professor of Environmental Justice at SNRE and a joint faculty member with the Program in the Environment (PitE). She also is founder and director of the Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative, which aims to increase diversity in environmental organizations as well as the broader environmental movement. It also promotes greater diversity in leadership in the environmental field. Read more about Dorceta Taylor.


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