Professor Peter Dauvergne Lecture

Professor Peter Dauvergne
Director, Liu Institute for Global Issues
University of BC

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on March 10, 2012 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


The Big Brand Takeover of Sustainability


Dr. Dauvergne is Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Politics. His research focuses on the politics of global environmental change, including current projects on sustainable consumption and corporate social responsibility. He has published 9 books and over 50 articles. His books include Timber (with Jane Lister), Paths to a Green World (with Jennifer Clapp), The Shadows of Consumption, winner of the Gerald L. Young Award for the best book authored in 2008 in the field of human ecology, Loggers and Degradation in the Asia-Pacific, and Shadows in the Forest, winner of the 1998 Sprout Award from the International Studies Association for the best book in global environmental affairs. Professor Dauvergne is the founding and past editor of the MIT journal Global Environmental Politics.