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Environmental Justice Topic of Kripke Lecture

Professor Kristin Shrader-Frechette will deliver the third annual Religion and the Environment Lecture at Creighton University. The lecture titled “Serving the Crucified People: Justice-based Duties to Promote Environmental Justice” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 in the Harper Center Ballroom. The event is free to the public.

Shrader-Frechette is the O’Neill Family Endowed Professor at Notre Dame, where she teaches in the Departments of Biological Sciences and Philosophy and is director of the Center for Environmental Justice and Children’s Health. She is the author of 16 books and more than 380 articles.

In 2004, Shrader-Frechette became the third American ever to win the World Technology Award in Ethics for her work in public health and environmental ethics. In 2007, Catholic Digest named her one of 12 “Heroes for the US and the World” because of her pro-bono environmental justice work with minority and poor communities.