Please join us for the 2011 Wayne Carmichael Lecture in Environmental Sciences: “Science and Policy of Biological Invasions: From Kudzu to Carp” presented by Dr. David Lodge of the University of Notre Dame. The lecture will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 6 p.m. in the Ghandi Auditorium, White Hall, Wright State University. A reception will precede the lecture in the Atrium of White Hall at 5:00 PM. The lecture and reception are open to the public.
David M. Lodge is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Director of the Center for Aquatic Conservation, and Director of the new Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame. Lodge is a freshwater ecologist whose research focuses on ecosystem services and ecological forecasting to better inform environmental risk analysis, bio-economics, policy, and management. Lodge completed his D.Phil. at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, is an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow, and was the first chair of the US national Invasive Species Advisory Committee. Lodge’s research, published in over 150 scientific papers, has been featured in many videos, TV news including NBC Nightly News and Nightline, radio shows including NPR’s All Things Considered, magazine articles including the New Yorker, and newspapers including The New York Times. He has frequently provided testimony on invasive species to US congressional committees.
Sponsored by The Environmental Sciences PhD Program, The Department of Biological Sciences, The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The Society of Sigma Xi and the College of Science and Mathematics. For more information, please call (937) 775-3273.
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