The Lurking Threat: Harmful Algae Blooms Pose Local, Global Hazard

September 30th,2021 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: Judith  Lynch,Ph.D.

Outbreaks of Harmful Algal Blooms have been documented for years in Lake Erie. Despite proof of their injurious impact on animal life, human life, and our economy, they continue. After the recent release of her latest report on these growingly severe threats, Jefferson Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Judith Lynch argues that it is time to stop talking and start acting. 


This lecture will be held at: 

Corry Higher Education Council 

221 North Center Street
Corry, Pa 16407


The Corry Higher Education Council will require masking and face coverings for all staff, instructors, students, tenants and visitors while inside the Smith Education Center. The physical distancing is 3 feet within classroom settings.


Prior registration is required. Please click on REGISTER below to reserve your ticket or call 814.459.8000 for assistance.

Judith  Lynch,Ph.D.
Scholar-in-Residence, Jefferson Educational Society

Judith Lynch, Ph.D., is the Decadean Scholar at the JES and serves as a Scholar-in-Residence, authoring various publications and presenting frequently. She currently serves on the JES’s Board of Trustees and was the Board’s founding chairwoman. Prior to joining the JES team, she spent years in academia, teaching as various universities. Prior to that, she worked as an analyst for the CIA and served for 20 years as Erie County Executive. She received her Doctorate With Distinction in Political Science in 2001 from the University of Pittsburgh and her M.A. in Social Studies from Gannon University. Her undergraduate degree, a B.A. in History and Political Science, is from George Washington University. 

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  2. -The Lurking Threat: Toxic Algal Blooms