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Energy & Humanities Workshop

September 6, 2019

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Stella Hotel

4100 Lake Atlas Dr.
Bryan, TX 77807 United States



Phone: 979-421-4000

The Texas A&M Energy Institute, the Glasscock Energy Humanities Working Group, the Glasscock Science & Technology Working Group and colleagues from the Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts are joining together to host the first Energy & Humanities Workshop on September 6, 2019 in College Station, TX at the The Stella Hotel.

The goal of this workshop is to bring faculty, students and professionals who share an interest in the interactions of energy, social science, and humanities research, education and exploration.

This interdisciplinary environment will aim to identify areas of common interest, create new interactions and collaborations, and promote interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and research across the university, state, and nation.


9:30 a.m.Refreshments and Registration
10:00 a.m.Opening Remarks: Professor Stratos Pistikopoulos
10:05 a.m.Welcome: Valentini Pappa and Jeff Sammons
10:20 a.m.Invited Keynote Speaker
Prof. Martin V. Melosi
Cullen Professor Emeritus of History, Center for Public History, University of Houston
The Historian and Energy: What Are the Major Contributions to Energy Humanities?
11:20 a.m.Presentations
Gregory Gause
Chair and Head of the International Affairs Department, Texas A&M University
Teaching the Politics of the World Energy Market
Christian Brannstrom
Professor of Geography, Texas A&M University
Causes of Wind-Power Conflicts in Northeastern Brazil
James D. Bradbury
School of Law, Texas A&M University
Balancing the Footprint:
12:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m.Presentations
Mark Barteau
Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
Bassel Daher
Research Associate, BAEN/TAMUEI, Texas A&M University
TAMUEI Convergence Research Incubator
1:45 p.m.Round Table Discussions
Session 1: Identifying Targets
Session 2: Towards Group Formation
3:00 p.m.Open Discussion
4:00 p.m.Closing Remarks