Climate Change: Defense, Development, and Diplomacy

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A panel discussion brought to you by the Master of International Affairs Program (and the Global Energy and the Environment Concentration) and the Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program. In light of the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, we bring together faculty climate experts from different regional and policy perspectives on development, diplomacy, and defense.

February 23, 12:00pm - 1:15pm EDT


Dr. Marcus D. King: Associate Professor and Director of the MAIA Program and former U.S. climate negotiator; teaches courses at ESIA on energy and environmental security.

Dr. Nina Kelsey: Assistant Professor at ESIA, teaches courses in global environmental politics.

Lisa Viscidi: Director - Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries at Inter-American Dialogue, Professorial Lecturer at ESIA, teaches a course on climate change in Latin America.


Lee Ann Bryan (MAIA 2021): Lee Ann is an analyst at International Technology and Trade Associates who is a current student in the Global Energy and Environmental Politics concentration in the MAIA program.