The Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy regularly holds events pertaining to the Center’s three areas of focus: Energy & Environment, Global Security, and Leadership & Government.
We at the Baker Center hope to see you at one of our exciting and informative events in the near future!
SPRING 2018 UPCOMING EVENTS
“War’s Forgotten People: Human Migration and Refugees”
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 at the Baker Center Toyota Auditorium.
Panelists include Curtis Bell, associate director at One Earth Future; Tricia Hepner, professor of anthropology at UT; Drocella Mugorewera, executive director of Bridge Refugee Services Knoxville; and Krista Wiegand, professor of political science at UT and director of the Global Security program, who will moderate the panel.
“Missing the People for the Trees: Elucidating the Role of Human Behavior in the Ecology of Lyme Disease” by Dr. Andrew Platinga
Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm at the Baker Center Toyota Auditorium
This Energy and Environment Forum features Dr. Andrew Platinga, a Professor in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ashe Lecture Series Presents: “U.S. National Security Challenges and Trump’s Foreign Policy” by Ambassador Nicholas Burns
Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Baker Center Toyota Auditorium
This Ashe Lecture features Ambassador Nicholas Burns, the former U.S.Ambassador to NATO and Greece. He is currently the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is also a former State Department Spokesman, Senior Director on the National Security Council, and Special Assistant to President Clinton. We hope to see many people at this event.
Below is a list of events held in Spring 2018, and a more extensive list of all events in our history can be found here. Included below most events is a link to watch the event online.
Energy and Environment Forum:
“Trace Impressions of Being: Loss, Change, and Wonder in the Fuegian Archipelago” by Dr. Laura Ogden.
Below is a list of events held in Fall 2017, and a more extensive list of all events in our history can be found here. Included below most events is a link to watch the event online.
#Multi-tasking in the Age of Trump and Twitter Panel Discussion featuring Bryan Lanza, Jonathan Martin, and Mark Braden (moderator)
“Leading Tennessee Forward” Leadership and Governance Lecture Series:
Global Security Lecture Series:
Michael Hanna on “The Evolving Lines of Conflict in the Post-ISIS Middle East“
Energy & Environment Forum:
Spencer Meyer on “How Public Policy Nudges Helped Conserve the Private Landscape: Historic Trends and a Bold Future for the New England Landscape”
Michael Blum on “After The Flood: The Socioecology of Rodent-Borne Disease Risk in Post-Katrina New Orleans”
Tony Clevenger on “The Changing Landscape of Transportation: Designing Roads for Wildlife Conservation”
Baker Distinguished Lecture with Peyton Manning on Leadership
“Constitution Day! I Have A Right To…” panel discussion with Prof. Dwight Aarons, College of Law, Prof. Joan Heminway, and Prof. Bill Mercer, and Prof. John Scheb as moderator
Open House: Meet Us. Learn More. Get Involved.
Ice Cream Social for Students.
Below is a list of events held in Spring 2017, and a more extensive list of all events in our history can be found here. Included below most events is a link to watch the event online.