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Natural Resources 24, Section 1
Global Environment Theme House Freshman Seminar (1 unit, P/NP)
Professor Kate O'Neill
Monday 5:00-6:00, 4301 Foothill 4 - Classroom A, Class number: 23981

After the formal sessions, the professor and students may continue their discussion informally over dinner in the Dining Commons. Food for Thought dining arrangements and field trip arrangements will be discussed in class.

Food for Thought The goal of this Freshman Seminar is to bring students and faculty together to explore issues such as global environmental change, policy and management of natural resources, sustainable rural and urban environments, and environmental leadership. The seminar will provide students and faculty a forum to exchange ideas, challenge one another's thinking, and share experiences in a small group setting. Students will have the opportunity to do research and teach their peers about regional to global environmental issues in preparation for Theme Program field trips and guest speakers. Course enrollment is restricted to Global Environmental Theme House participants. Obtain CEC from the instructor. This seminar is part of the Food for Thought Seminar Series.

Kate O'Neill joined the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley in 1999, specializing in the field of global environmental politics and governance. She writes on the ever-changing nature of global environmental challenges and our responses to them, on environmental activism and social movements, and on the global political economy of wastes. She teaches upper division and graduate courses in International Environmental Politics, and is a leading faculty advisor in the Conservation and Resource Studies Major in the College of Natural Resources. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University, and is a co-editor of the journal Global Environmental Politics. She is currently the Resident Faculty member in Unit 2.

Freshman and Sophomore Seminars are co-sponsored by the Undergraduate Division
of the College of Letters & Science and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.
For further information about the program,
contact Alix Schwartz (alix@berkeley.edu / 642-8378).

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