Energy, security and stability topic of public discussion

September 12, 2012

The nexus of energy, security and stability will be the focus of a discussion featuring expert practitioners and policy advisers from Penn State and across the nation. The forum, titled “Energy, Security and Stability: Implications for Security, Prosperity and Sustainability for the United States and our Allies and Partners,” will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, in Foster Auditorium at Paterno Library on Penn State’s University Park campus. The event is free to the public.

The Energy, Security and Stability initiative is organized by Penn State faculty members Bryan McDonald, assistant professor of history, and Anastasia Shcherbakova, assistant professor of energy economics, risk, and policy. Panelists will include experts from the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, the Woodrow Wilson Center and the University of California, Irvine, among others.

The event is supported by the International Center for the Study of Terrorism, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, Center for Global Studies, Department of History, John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Rock Ethics Institute, University Libraries, and Science, Technology and Society Program.

For more information about the event, contact Bryan McDonald at or 814-867-4174.


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