11/07/17- Implications of the Trump Administration’s Policies: Climate Change, Environment and Global Health

This year, the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration explores the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics.

This seminar will focus on several of the Trump Administration’s aggressive regulatory rollbacks and discuss their impact on climate change efforts, public health and environmental justice, and discuss potential legal challenges and intervention to support people in Los Angeles and across the globe.

Mijin Cha is a Professor at Occidental College in the Urban and Environmental Policy Department. Her research focuses on the nexus of inequality and climate change, with particular focus on transitioning fossil fuel workers and communities to a clean energy economy. Prior to coming to Oxy, Prof. Cha worked for many years for public policy organizations and think tanks.

Lawrence A. Palinkas is the Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health and chair of the Department of Children, Youth and Families. He also holds secondary appointments as professor in the departments of anthropology and preventive medicine at USC.

Speaker:
J. Mijin Cha, J.D., LL.M, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Urban and Environmental Policy Department
Occidental College
Fellow, Cornell University’s Worker Institute 

Respondent:
Lawrence A. Palinkas, Ph.D.
Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health
Chair, Department of Children, Youth, and Families
Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Social Work Center (SWC) Room 106
University Park Campus

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome. Lunch will be provided!