Tuesday, Sept. 18
Harbach Theatre in the Ford Center for Fine Arts
Scott L Montgomery ’73 is an author, geologist, and affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has over 25 years experience in the energy industry and is well-known for his many technical papers, reports, monographs, and his most recent book, Powers that Be: Global Energy for the 21st Century and Beyond, which deals directly with the realities of our current energy system, climate change, and concepts of sustainability.
In addition, he has diverse interests that cross the boundaries between science and the humanities, having authored other books and many essays on a range of topics in the history of science, language studies, education, translation, and cultural history. His publications on these subjects have appeared in many journals, including, Science and Nature.
His teaching reflects his research pursuits, including undergraduate courses on energy, sustainability, and geopolitics; climate change; English as a global language; art and science. He has a B.A. in English from Knox College and an M.S. in geological sciences from Cornell University.
*This event is part of CommUNITY Week 2012.