Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 2013-2017,will speak at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Wilks Theater, Armstrong Student Center, Miami University.
Her talk is free and open to all.
McCarthy headlines a series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Miami University's Institute for the Environment and Sustainability.
McCarthy is director of the Center for Climate Health and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) and professor at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She has been a champion for sensible, impactful and science-based environmental policy.
Her talk will touch on the mission for 21st-century environmental professionals Her tenure as EPA Administrator heralded a paradigm shift in national environmental policy, expressly linking it with global public health.