Environmental Policy Seminar Speaker Series

An interdisciplinary seminar series

The Environmental Policy Seminar is an interdisciplinary seminar series created in 2015 to allow O’Neill faculty, external speakers, and graduate students to share their research ideas, perspectives of their research field, and preliminary findings through semi-formal presentations in a warm intellectual setting.

Seminars are conducted remotely via Zoom, recorded, and will be made available for viewing through this page.

Environmental Policy Seminar Speaker Series Schedule

Our seminars take place on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-noon, and are comprised of internal and external speakers. All members of the IU community are welcome to attend. 

Past Seminars

September 17, Trevor Memmott on "Socioeconomic disparities in energy insecurity among low-income households predating and during the COVID-19 pandemic"

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October 8, Leah Stokes on "Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States"

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October 15, Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex on “Accelerating energy and low‐carbon transitions”

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October 22, Sheila Olmstead, University of Texas at Austion on "A more comprehensive estimate of the value of water quality"

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October 29, Jennie Stephens, Northeastern University, on "Diversifying Power: Why We Need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership on Climate and Energy"

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November 5, Simanti Banerjee, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on "Spatial Procurement Auction Design and Performance"

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November 19, Deidra Miniard, O'Neill School, on “Understanding Motivations for Decarbonizing the Energy System in Indiana”

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December 3, Jackson Dorsey, Kelley School of Business, on “Soaking Up the Sun: Battery Investment, Renewable Energy, and Market Equilibrium”

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