Part II: Justice Forward: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Adaptation in North America
February 26, 2013
|Location:||University Center 326|
|Time:||12:10 PM - 1:00 PM|
The Mansfield Ethics and Public Affairs Program presents:
"Justice Forward: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Adaptation in North America"
Dr. Kyle Powys Whyte, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Michigan State University
Tuesday, February 26, 12:10 - 1 PM
University Center, Room 326
Kyle Powys Whyte teaches at Michigan State University in the Philosophy Department and is affiliated faculty at the Center for the Study of Standards and Society (CS3) and in the American Indian Studies Program. He is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Dr. Whyte writes on issues in environmental justice, the philosophies of science and technology, and American Indian philosophy. His work is focused on understanding how public participation processes should be structured to improve the quality and legitimacy of decisions about science and technology, especially in cases of anticipatory governance and emerging technologies, tribal environmental policy, and environmental monitoring and assessment.
Co-Sponsored by The Mansfied Center
Free and Open to the Public