University of Vermont

Burack Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Guest Speakers - Spring 2019

Note: Lecture details will be posted as they become finalized. Recorded videos will be posted here as they become available.


Kevin Young - Thursday, February 21
Director, New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
University Distinguished Professor, Emory University
Poetry editor, The New Yorker

"BROWN: Adventures In Being"
4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Livak Ballroom, UVM Davis Center
Reception and book signing immediately following in the Fireplace Lounge

Sponsored by the Silver Special Collections Library and the Department of English


Colonel Cady Coleman, Ph.D. - Tuesday, January 29
Astronaut, scientist, musician, explorer, mom

"Lessons From Space Lead Straight Back to Earth"
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Grossman School of Business Keller Room
Reception immediately following

Sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Vermont Space Grant Consortium.


Francisco Alpizar, Ph.D. - Wednesday, January 23
Senior Research Fellow in Economics and Environment for Development, Tropical Agriculture and Higher Education Center (CATIE), Costa Rica
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

"Behavioral Insights For The Design Of Environmental Policies: From Micro-Decisions To Large-Scale Collective_Action Problems"
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Livak Ballroom
UVM Davis Center
Reception immediately following in Fireplace Lounge

Sponsored by Gund Institute for Environment


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