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Seminar bulletin: The Water-Energy Nexus: A Policy Perspective

Seminar bulletin: The Water-Energy Nexus: A Policy Perspective

Topic:   The Water-Energy Nexus: A Policy Perspective

Speaker: Erika Weinthal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Policy

Associate Dean for International Programs at the Nicholas School of the Environment of Duke University


When: 9th Dec, 2016, 15:30 PM, Friday

Where: 420 Room, School of Geography Science Building

Host:    School of Environmental Science, Nanjing Normal University


Dr. Weinthal is a co-director of the Borderwork(s) Lab in the Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University, specializing in global environmental politics with an emphasis on water and energy. She is a member of the UNEP Expert Group on Conflict and Peacebuilding. Since 2011, she serves as an Associate Editor at Global Environmental Politics.

Her book -- State Making and Environmental Cooperation: Linking Domestic Politics and International Politics in Central Asia (MIT Press 2002) --was awarded the 2003 Chadwick Alger Prize and the 2003 Lynton Keith Caldwell Prize. She has co-authored -- Oil is not a Curse: Ownership Structure and Institutions in Soviet Successor States (Cambridge University Press 2010), which was shortlisted for the 2012 Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) book award 2012. Currently, she is co-editing a volume entitled Water and Post-conflict Peacebuilding: Shoring Up Peace (Earthscan Press, forthcoming).