Fall 2021
Sabine O’Hara, Coordinator

The Research seminar of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) offers opportunities to learn about research under way at CAUSES, UDC, and partner organizations across the United States and around the world. All seminars are held Fridays from noon to 1:30 PM via zoom

Aug. 27

African American Women Farmers and the history of land-ownership A Roundtable discussion with Anna-Lisa Cox, PhD, The Hutchins Center, Harvard University, Barbara Norman, Shakara Tyler, PhD, Denise Jamerson, and Delores Casey.

Sept. 24

A Reckoning in Boston. Film viewing and discussion with the director. James Rutenbeck, two-time recipient of the Alfred I. DuPont Journalism Award Please note that this seminar will extend to 2:00 PM.

Oct. 22

Caroline Straub, PhD, Program Specialist, CAUSES, UDC (invited) Tools and services for climate change mitigation through urban food systems

Nov. 19

What do Archetypes have to do with land-use: an introduction Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenack, Chair, Natural Resources Group. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Dec. 10

Sustainability from the ground up: identifying community-based strategies. Prof. Dr. Kate Ferrell, University of Bogota, Columbia (invited)

For additional information about the CAUSES Research Seminar and its programs, please contact Sabine O’Hara, Distinguished Professor and PhD Program Director at

Topic: CAUSES Research Seminar – Fall 2021
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