Tag: Faculty Research Fellows

Pardee Center Hosts Workshop on Carbon Taxes Convened by Faculty Research Fellow Jim Stodder

Jim Stodder, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Visiting Professor of the Practice at Metropolitan College, hosted an all-day workshop exploring carbon tax forecasting at the Pardee Center on February 8. A carbon tax has long been viewed as a potentially viable […]

Les Kaufman Plans and Participates in Reef Futures 2018 Symposium

Les Kaufman, a Professor in the Department of Biology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently played a leading role in the planning of the Reef Futures 2018 symposium in Key Largo, Florida. The symposium was the first global conference addressing coral reef restoration and […]

Joseph Harris Authors Washington Post Article on Universal Healthcare in Developing Countries

Joseph Harris, an assistant professor of Sociology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored an article in The Washington Post exploring how and why resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health care and AIDS treatment. The piece draws on the major findings presented in his […]

Faculty Research Fellow Sam Deese Authors New Book on Democracy and Global Climate Change

Sam Deese, a Senior Lecturer at the College of General Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored a new book titled Climate Change and the Future of Democracy (Springer 2018). As economic globalization has accelerated since 1945, international institutions have done a remarkable job […]

Faculty Research Fellow Catherine West Presents at Oceans Past International Conference in Germany

Catherine West, a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Archaeology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented her research on the resilience and sustainability of Pacific cod at the Oceans Past International Conference in Bremerhaven, Germany. The focus of the conference was […]

Experts Discuss Global Health & the Social Sciences at Pardee Center Seminar

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a panel discussion convened by Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Joseph Harris reflecting on the Symposium on Global Health & the Social Sciences, an effort he led to bring together nearly 30 leading anthropologists, political scientists, and sociologists to contribute to evolving […]

Faculty Research Fellow Michael Dietze Gives NSF Distinguished Lecture

Michael Dietze, an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, recently gave a Distinguished Lecture hosted by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences. In the lecture, Prof. Dietze discusses the challenges and opportunities in near-term ecological forecasting, an emerging interdisciplinary research area spanning environmental […]

Faculty Research Fellow Jim Stodder Consults on Barcelona’s New Electronic “Social Currency”

Jim Stodder, a Visiting Professor in BU’s Metropolitan College and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently worked as a consultant on the Rec, a newly launched electronic “social currency” sponsored by the European Union and the City Council of Barcelona. Barcelona’s Rec (Real Economy Currency) is […]

Ecological Forecasting Initiative Website Launches

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Michael Dietze has launched the Ecological Forecasting Initiative website. The Initiative is “a grassroots consortium aimed at building and supporting an interdisciplinary community of practice around near-term (daily to decadal) ecological forecasts.” The website is a major component of Prof. Dietze’s work as a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, […]

Pardee Center Welcomes 12 New Faculty Research Fellows

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Faculty Research Fellows. With seed funding from the Pardee Center, the 12 new Faculty Research Fellows will launch two- or three-year interdisciplinary research projects, joining five other ongoing projects and three completed projects. Over the course of their projects, the […]