Paul Wapner, director of the Global Environmental Politics Program and associate professor in the School of International Service at American University, will present a lecture titled “Living through the End of Nature: The Future of Environmentalism” on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton College. The lecture is part of the Levitt Center’s 2010-11 Speakers Series on Sustainability and is free and open to the public.
Wapner received his master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and Princeton University, and his Ph.D. from Princeton University. His areas of interest include international environmental politics, environmental activist groups, international relations, and environmental ethics. In 1997, he received the Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for the best book on international environmental affairs. Wapner is the author of the environmental books Living through the End of Nature: The Future of American Environmentalism (2010), Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics (1996) and co-author of Principled World Politics (2000).