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Environmental Sciences Program Lectures


Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kaufmann Lecture in Environmental Education and Communication

Established in 2000 with the generous support of Dr. William Kaufmann and his wife Virginia '44, the Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kaufmann (CGHK) lectureship (named to honor family members) is an endowed fund within the College at Oneonta Foundation. The purpose of this lectureship is to bring to the SUNY Oneonta campus international leaders in environmental thought and education who will interact with students and faculty on campus, and who will present a free public lecture open to the members of the community.

Previous CGHK lecturers have included Dr. Donald Kennedy (inaugural lecture, 2000), Sandra Postel (2001), Dr. William Cronon (2002), Mark Hertsgaard (2003), Christopher Stone (2004), Dr. Michael Rosenzweig (2005), Dr. Jennifer Turner (2006), Dr. Gene Likens (2007), Dr. Kristen Shrader-Frechette (2008), Panel discussion with Kai Robertson, Eric Holt Giménez, Tom Philpott, Jeff Moyer (2009), Dr. Anderw Light (2010), John Barrie (2011), Dr. Eban Goldstein (2012), Dr. Eleanor J. Sterling (2013), and John Cronin (2014).

You can read more about past speakers in the 10th Annual Cornell-Gladstone-Hanlon-Kaufmann Lecture booklet celebrating SUNY Oneonta's highest profile lecture series.

Call for Speaker Nominations

The CGHK Lectureship Committee seeks suggestions for potential speakers for the annual CGHK Lecture. Your expertise and ideas are needed to find engaging environmental scholars and practitioners. Please help us to build a speaker database with contact information and web links by completing a brief survey.

Recommendations will be added on an ongoing basis to the CGHK Speaker database for consideration for future lectures. Suggestions made by April 15, 2015 will be included in the CGHK Committee’s discussions to identify the 2015 CGHK speaker.