Tenth Annual Award and Lecture

Myser Initiative on Catholic Identity Series

Working for Environmental Justice: What Love Looks Like in Public


  • important details

    what you need to know

    October 20, 2016, 7–9 p.m.
    The O'Shaughnessy
    St. Catherine University
    2004 Randolph Avenue
    St. Paul, Minnesota 55105

    This event is open to the public. Tickets are free, but required to assure seating. They will be available beginning September 1 through The O’Shaughnessy ticket office. Reserve them online at oshag.stkate.edu or by phone at 651.690.6700.


  • featured speaker

    Kristin Shrader-Frechette, Ph.D.

    Dr. Shrader-Frechette is O’Neill Family Professor of Philosophy and Concurrent Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, where she also directs the Center for Environmental Justice and Children’s Health. Author of 17 books and 400 articles, she writes primarily on quantitative human-health risk assessment; on environmental justice, ethics and public health; and on environmental sciences. Her work has been translated into 13 languages. Her 2007 book, Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health, was nominated for a National Book Award in nonfiction.

    For the past 30 years she and her students have partnered with poor or minority communities, other scientists and pro-bono attorneys to provide/conduct pro-bono environmental justice research and service work in the U.S., Africa and Latin America.


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