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University Forum: Jay Hakes

Biggest Resilience Challenge: Twenty-Year Strategy on Climate Change

An expert on U.S. energy policy, Jay Hakes has a long history of working on energy issues, including as Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration and as director for research and policy for President Obama’s BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Commission. He also served for thirteen years as the Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. Hakes, who earned a doctorate from Duke University and was a tenured professor at the University of New Orleans before entering government, is the author of numerous articles and two books: A Declaration of Energy Independence: How Freedom from Foreign Oil Can Improve National Security, Our Economy, and the Environment and Energy Crises: Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Tough Choices in the 1970s.

Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30pm

Fleming Education Center, (and livestreamed in Bennett Auditorium)
203 Bear Point Drive, Long Beach, MS 39560

Event Type

Lectures and Presentations

Target Audience

Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty & Staff


Academic, Sustainability




University Unit
Honors College
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