Register here for the third annual Sustainability Leadership Council Symposium lecture and join us on our (virtual) campus for an insightful conversation with Daniel Wildcat. The event is from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 11.
The SLC was formally announced on Earth Day 2019 and charged with providing advice and recommendations university leaders on policies, programs, and initiatives that will build a greater role for Johns Hopkins in teaching, research, and leadership on sustainability. The annual symposium is a chance for all JHU affiliates (students, faculty, alumni, and staff) and members of the surrounding community to join the discussion on sustainability.
Daniel Wildcat, PhD, is a professor at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, and an accomplished scholar who writes on Indigenous knowledge, technology, environment, and education. He is also director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, which he founded with colleagues from the Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University. Wildcat helped design a four-part video series titled All Things Are Connected: The Circle of Life (1997), which dealt with the land, air, water, biological, and policy issues facing Native nations. A Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, Wildcat recently formed the American Indian and Alaska Native Climate Change Working Group, a tribal-college-centered network of individuals and organizations working on climate change issues. In 2008, he helped organize the Planning for Seven Generations climate change conference sponsored by the National Center for Atmospheric Research. He is the author, most recently, of Red Alert! Saving the Planet With Indigenous Knowledge (2009).