Thursday, 15 Oct 2009
Earl Swartzlander, University of Texas, Austina, part of the ECpE distinguished lecture series.
ISU alum Gina Ochsner is the author of People I Wanted to Be and The Necessary Grace to Fall, and her short stories have been featured in The New Yorker and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. Her latest book, The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight, will be published in 2010.
Jin Tian, ISU computer Science.
Conservation biologist Robert Rockwell is the director of animal research at La PÃ©rouse Bay Tundra Biology Station, the primary research site of the collaborative Hudson Bay Project. Rockwell's work focuses on the long-term monitoring of snow geese in this coastal tundra ecosystem. His research is in population dynamics, community ecology, lifetime reproductive success, and the genetic structure and gene flow of migratory waterfowl such...
Join in the conversation as Jean Pierre Taoutel, senior lecturer in World Languages and Cultures, guides us through the understanding of war and its impact on people around the world.
Ambassador (and ISU alum) Luis CdeBaca has worked under three presidential administrations to combat human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery. He was recently appointed by President Obama to direct the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the Department of State, which is dedicated to pressuring foreign governments to free persons forced to work, under threat of violence, for no pay beyond subsistence.