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Christians & the Environment: A Conversation with Dr. Steven Hall


September 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT


Chesterton House – Residence

What are we to do with God’s good earth? Have Christians been the cause of pollution and exploitation? Come hear Dr. Steven Hall, Christian, department chair of biological and agricultural engineering at LSU, and environmental activist, speak about matters pertaining to Christian stewardship of creation. Join us for discussion followed by pizza.


Steven Hall, PhD, P.E. (licensed in NY and LA) received his BS from the University of Buffalo, MS from UC Davis, PhD from Cornell University, postdoc at McGill University, has served on faculty at the Au Sable Institute, and currently serves as Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering with appointments with both LSU and the LSU AgCenter. He has served as adjunct faculty at the LSU AgCenter’s Aquaculture Research Station and president of the International Aquacultural Engineering Society.  He has received awards for teaching, research and outreach, has served as an invited reviewer for NSF, and was elected fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation in 2010.

Hall is a licensed engineer and focuses on aquacultural engineering and coastal ecological engineering, with interest in sustainable solutions to agricultural, water quality, and coastal issues. He has international experience in Africa, Europe and the Americas, including sustainable resource use, coastal restoration, and artificial reefs. Overall, his contributions lie in the area of sustainable natural resource management and engineering.

He enjoys renovating old houses, playing with his children, ultimate Frisbee, soccer, trail running, and playing the piano. He chairs the Christian Faculty Staff Network at LSU and has been an elder in his church.  He enjoys fresh peas and oranges in the front yard, and his children think he tells good stories.

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