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Philosophy Professor and IPPP Director Andrew Light Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the US Department of Energy

Philosophy Professor and IPPP Director Andrew Light Confirmed as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs at the US Department of Energy

Dr. Light was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as assistant secretary for international affairs of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Aug. 11 2021. Professor Light is currently on leave from his position as a long-standing member of Mason's Department of Philosophy, where he teaches environmental philosophy and the normative dimensions of climate change policy, and is the Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy.

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Climate Change and National Security

Climate Change and National Security

University Professor and Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy Director Andrew Light interviewed Dr. Rod Schoonover at the World Resources Institute on July 30, 2019 on climate, science, and national security.

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