POSTPONED: C-PREE Bradford Seminar with Carolyn Kousky, "The Role of Insurance in Climate Adaptation"

Date & Time Apr 27 2020 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Speaker(s) Carolyn Kousky, Executive Director, Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, University of Pennsylvania
Audience Open to the Public, Registration Required
This event has been postponed until Fall 2020.

This lecture is part of the David Bradford Energy and Environmental Seminar Series, organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and Environment. The seminars highlight scholars and practitioners from various fields working on critical research related to science policy. We invite speakers to share new research they are working on, focusing on important policy-relevant issues. Since its inception in Fall 1999, this series has hosted many speakers who are influential in science & environmental policy. Attendance by Princeton students, faculty and staff is encouraged.

All seminars are open to the public on a limited basis with approved RSVP to ccrosby@princeton.edu

About the Speaker

Carolyn Kousky is Executive Director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Kousky’s research has examined multiple aspects of disaster insurance markets, the National Flood Insurance Program, federal disaster aid, and policy responses to potential changes in extreme events with climate change. She has published numerous articles, reports, and book chapters on the economics and policy of natural disasters and disaster insurance markets, and is routinely cited in media outlets including NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CBS News, among others. She is the recipient of the X International Julio Castelo Matrán Insurance Award from the Fundación MAPFRE on behalf of the Policy Incubator and the 2013 Tartufari International Prize from the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. Dr. Kousky is a member of the FEMA’s Technical Mapping Advisory Committee.  She is a University Fellow at Resources for the Future.  She has a BS in Earth Systems from Stanford University and a PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University.