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Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Week: Evening Lecture and Performance with Robin Morris Collin
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 7:00pm to Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 10:00pm

*NOTE- Planned speaker, Daljit Dhaliwal, took ill.

WHAT: Evening Lecture and performance shapes up as the traditional marquee event of the week featuring our distinguished keynote speaker, Robin Morris Collin.

A choral and music performance will add luster to the evening's proceedings.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Smith Union Ballroom, 1825 SW Broadway, room 335

Admission is free and open to the general public.


Robin Morris Collin

Robin Morris Collin is a Professor of Law at Willamette University College of Law. Her latest publication, coauthored with Robert W. Collin, is a three volume Encyclopedia of Sustainability: Environment and Ecology, Business and Economics, Equity and Fairness (forthcoming fall, 2009). She is the first US law professor to teach Sustainability in a US law school. She has been awarded the David Brower Lifetime Achievement Award from the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference as well as the Campus Compact Faculty Award for Civic Engagement in Sustainability.

Morris Collin also served as the founding Chair of the legislatively created Oregon Environmental Justice Taskforce, a founding board member of the Environmental Justice Action Group of Portland, Lawyers for a Sustainable Future. She co-founded the Conference Against Environmental Racism (CAER), and the Sustainable Business Symposium.

She is a popular lecturer widely sought by audiences from high school to post graduate and continuing legal education.