Environmental Policy Seminar Speaker Series

The Environmental Policy Seminar is an interdisciplinary seminar series created in 2015 to allow O’Neill faculty 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.

Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule

Our seminars take place on Fridays, and are comprised of internal and external speakers. Please note the varying times and locations below. All members of the IU community are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact: David Konisky

For speaker bios, click on their names.


September 20, 2-3:30 p.m., SPEA A221
Zhengyan Li, IU O’Neill School
Information Disclosure and Regulatory Activities: Impacts of the Toxics Release Inventory on the Implementation of the Clean Air Act


October 18, 12:15-1:45 p.m., SPEA A223, (joint with PAPF Seminar)
Spencer Banzhaf, Georgia State University
Non-Tests of the Tragedy of the Commons


November 1, 12:15-1:45 p.m., SPEA A223, (joint with PAPF Seminar)
Eric Zou, University of Oregon
From Fog to Smog: The Value of Pollution Information


November 15, 3-4:30 p.m., SPEA A223
Zoya Atiq and Laura Helmke-Long, IU​ O’Neill School
Assessing the Effects of Flood Insurance Reforms on Housing Markets in the Mid-Atlantic Coast


November 22, 2-3:30 p.m., SPEA A221
Sara Hughes, University of Michigan
Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto


December 6, 2-3:30 p.m., SPEA A221
Kurt Waldman, IU Geography​
Indiana Farmer Well-being and Resilience in the Face of Persistent Uncertainty