Emmerich To Speak at JBU

Siloam Springs, Ark (January 30, 2004) — John Brown University will welcome Susan Emmerich, former U.S. representative to the United Nations, to campus on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Emmerich will speak to the student body at the 10:30 a.m. chapel service in the Cathedral of the Ozarks. The topic will be “Incarnation Environmentalism: What Does it Look Like?” Emmerich has worked as a negotiator for the U.S. State Department, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Environmental Protection Agency. Currently, she is the CEO of Emmerich Environmental Consulting, a firm that offers values and faith-based stewardship training seminars across the country. Emmerich is also an assistant professor of biology at Trinity Christian College. Emmerich has worked extensively on the conflict between environmentalists and the Chesapeake Bay watermen dependent on blue crab fishery to build an understanding between the two groups. She has acted as a production consultant for three documentaries on the watermen, including the recent award-winning PBS documentary, "Between Heaven & Earth: The Plight of the Chesapeake Watermen." John Brown University is a top-tier private university, ranked 11th by U.S. News & World Report in the Southern Region. JBU enrolls more than 1,800 students from 42 states and 42 countries. JBU is a member of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.