This collection includes public lectures given at the University of Minnesota, Morris, not including special named lectures.
Kyle Powys Whyte
A presentation at the 41st Annual Midwest Philosophy Colloquium: "New Directions in Environmental Philosophy."
Dr. Whyte is Timnick Chair in the Humanities and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. He is Potawatomi and an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and has written extensively about climate policy and Indigenous peoples, the ethics of cooperative relationships between Indigenous peoples and climate science organizations, and Indigenous food sovereignty.
In addition to his scholarship, Whyte has played key roles within: the Sustainable Development Institute of the Menominee Nation, the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (New Zealand’s Maori Centre of Research Excellence), The Center for Indigenous Environmental Research, and the U.S. Federal Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science.
Todd A. Olson
Dr. Olson has developed numerous seminars and programs on leadership and enhancing student learning and wellness. He as well co-founded the Georgetown Engelhard Project featured at the 2013 White House Conference on Mental Health. His commitment to students shines through all of his work as he provides Student Affairs leadership at the highest level with great care, skill and heart.