The Great Debate: Should biofuels and the renewables be critical components of U.S. energy policy

College of Communication » The Great Debate

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 | 6:30 8:30 p.m.
Tsai Performance Center (685 Commonwealth Ave.)

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Debate Participants


Thomas H. Johnson
Research Professor and Director
Program of Culture and Conflict Studies
Department of National Security Affairs (NSA/JO)
Naval Postgraduate School

Marin J. Strmecki
Senior Vice President and Director of Programs
The Smith Richardson Foundation

Abram Trosky, PhD 10
Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences


Andrew J. Bacevich
Professor of International Relations and History
Boston University

Nick B. Mills
Associate Professor of Journalism
Boston University

Kenice Mobley, MFA 11
Film Production, College of Communication


Robert Zelnick
Professor of Journalism
Boston University

The Great Debate is free and open to the Boston University community. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, Contact Bob Zelnick, 617.353.5007,

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