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Academy Conversation

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Academy Conversation

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Academy Conversation: The Environment and the Election
Tuesday, November 10
3 p.m.
Zoom; free registration required

Independent of the election results, environmental issues still matter. The panel will explore ways to understand how individual voices can help shape the upcoming administration’s impact on the world we share. The discussion will be moderated by Roland Wall, director of the Center for Environmental Policy at the Academy’s Patrick Center for Environmental Research.


  • Jerry Fagliano, MPH, PhD
    Associate Clinical Professor and Chair
    Environmental and Occupational Health
    Dornsife School of Public Health
    Drexel University

  • David Velinsky, PhD
    Department Head
    Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Science
    Drexel University

  • Susan Kilham, PhD
    Emeritus Professor
    Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Science
    Drexel University

  • Peter DeCarlo, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Environmental Health and Engineering
    Whiting School of Engineering
    Johns Hopkins University

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