My Service Work
Here is a partial list of guest lectures I have done:
-Guest Lecturer: on the Human Dimensions of Global Climate Change, Osher Lifelong Learning, George Mason University
-Guest Lecturer: An Inconvenient Truth, Harris Theater, George Mason University
-Science and Society Seminar: Climate Change, Culture Change and Human Rights: Making a Case for Viliui Sakha of Northeastern Siberia, Russia, George Mason University
-Facilitator: Globalization & Gender: Faculty Development Day George Mason University
-Panel member: Discussion on Environmentalism George Mason University
-Speaker: Participation as Empowerment: Sustainable Communities Research. Miami University.
-Contemplating Future Sustainability in Post-Soviet Siberia, Environmental Science, Miami University.
-Russia’s Environment: History, Culture and Contemporary Issues, International Studies, Miami University.
In Fall 2005 I organized the GMU Environmental Science & Policy departmental seminar series, “Perspectives in Human Ecology,” with 6 guest lecturers speaking on various aspects of human-environment issues including:
In Fall 2003 I organized colloquia and symposia for the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University including the Third Annual International Young Researcher’s Conference entitled, Russia in Global Context: Peoples, Policies, and Environments and a three-day film residency, Window to the North, by Russian filmmaker and ethnographer, Andrei Golovnev. To see a special issue of Polar Geogrpahy with most of the young researchers' papers, see 2003 Russia in the Circumpolar North. Polar Geography, 27(2).
In fall 2002 I helped coordinate and actively direct a symposium through Miami University’s Institute of Environmental Science entitled “Russian Environmental Issues: Problems and Prospects.”