Let’s Talk About Environmental Justice
Dr. Kyle Powys Whyte's lecture will focus on his recent research and organizing work on Indigenous conservation and climate justice, U.S. policy projects on environmental justice and Justice40, and new Indigenous rights and diplomacy initiatives internationally on environmental, climate, and scientific issues.
Dr. Whyte is a faculty member at the University of Michigan where he is George Willis Pack Professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor, and Professor of Philosophy in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Kyle teaches in the SEAS environmental justice specialization. He is founding Faculty Director of the Tishman Center for Social Justice and the Environment, Principal Investigator of the Energy Equity Project, Faculty Associate of Native American Studies, and Senior Fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows.