Gary C. Bryner from the Political Science Department at Brigham Young University will present the 13th Martin B. Hickman Outstanding Scholar Lecture Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in 250 Spencer W. Kimball Tower.
Admission is free and a reception will follow the lecture.
Bryner, who teaches courses such as public policy, American politics, constitutional law, international development and environmental and natural resources policy, will discuss “The Debate Over Global Climate Change and Energy Policy.”
The lecture honors Hickman, who joined the BYU faculty in 1967 and was named dean of the College of Social Sciences in 1970. In 1980, he was responsible for restructuring the College of Social Sciences and parts of the College of Family Living.
Bryner works as a research associate at the Natural Resources Law Center and the University of Colorado School of Law. He has served as a research fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council, the National Academy of Public Administration and the Brookings Institution.
He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of Utah, a doctoral degree in government from Cornell University and a Juris Doctorate from BYU.
For more information, contact Tricia Wilson at (801) 422-1355.
Writer: Brian Rust