Corgan Speaks at Arctic VI Conference at Tufts

Prof. Michael Corgan (seated) at the Arctic VI Conference.

Michael Corgan, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, took part in a panel at the Arctic VI Conference at the Fletcher School at Tufts University’s on February 17, 2017. The annual conference is aimed at showcasing the ideas, stories, and initiatives of people who live and work in the Arctic.

Corgan moderated the Early-Career Scholars’ panel at the conference, which brings together inspiring leaders, innovative business people, expert scientists, and artists from the pan-Arctic region. The conference also serves as a forum for participants to engage in conversation and spark open and constructive debate, providing deep insights into this unique and rapidly changing region. 

Other panels at the conference included “Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation, and Resilience,” “Quebec’s Plan Nord and Northern Diplomacy: An Integrated and Partner-Based Approach,” and “Legal Implications in the Arctic.”

Affiliated with Boston University since 1985, Michael T. Corgan has also served as Chairman of the Department of Naval Science and Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Political Science and History. He specializes in American government institutions, international security studies, and Icelandic government and politics. He has participated in extensive government service in political and military planning (especially NATO). You can read more about him here