Western Lands & Peoples: Perspectives on the American West Lecture Series, Ray Rasker
- Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
- Museum of the Rockies - view map
Ray Rasker, Executive Director of Headwaters Economics in Bozeman, Montana, will present "The American West in the Global Economy" as part of the College of Letters and Science's Western Lands & Peoples: Perspectives on the American West Lecture Series. This lecture series is cosponsored by the Burton K. Wheeler Center.
Rasker will examine changes to the global and national economy, as well as shifting demographic trends, and how they affect the American West and our opportunities here at home in Montana.
About the speaker: Rasker has written widely on rural development and the role of environmental quality in economic prosperity, and is well known in policy circles in the U.S. and Canada. He has a Ph.D. from the College of Forestry, Oregon State University, M.Ag. from Colorado State University, and B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Washington.
The lecture will be preceded by a reception in the lobby of the Museum of the Rockies at 5:15 PM.
This lecture is cosponsored by the MSU Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
Free and open to the public.