2021 Stanford Earth Alumni Awards Virtual Ceremony
- Friday, Oct 22, 2021 5:30 PM
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- School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
The Stanford Earth Alumni Awards program recognizes highly significant contributions to civil, government, business, or academic communities by members of the alumni body of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. These awards celebrate the long-lasting, significant impacts our graduates are having far beyond Stanford's campus. Please join us in honoring and celebrating the 2021 recipients of the Stanford Earth Alumni Awards in this virtual Zoom Webinar ceremony.
2021 Distinguished Alumni Award
Naomi Oreskes, PhD '90
Geologist, science historian, and advocate, Naomi Oreskes is a globally recognized voice on the role of science in society and the reality of anthropogenic climate change. Her publications include The Rejection of Continental Drift; Plate Tectonics: An Insider’s History of the Modern Theory of the Earth; and The Merchants of Doubt. An affiliated professor in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Naomi is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University where her research focuses on the Earth and environmental sciences, with a particular interest in the acceptance and rejection of scientific knowledge.
2021 Early- to Mid-Career Alumni Award
Julia Rosen, '05
Julia Rosen is an independent journalist covering science and the environment whose work has contributed greatly to the public understanding of many complex issues that lie at the intersection of science and society. Her clear and eloquent stories about how the world works and how humans are changing it have appeared in The Atlantic, the New York Times, National Geographic, High Country News, and the LA Times. As a 2021-22 Knight Science Journalism Fellow, she is exploring the origins of Earth’s grasslands and the threats they face today.