FIU and The Betsy Hotel South Beach Present: Bob Reiss
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
FIU Graham Center Ballrooms, Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC)
11200 SW 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
Complimentary Parking will be available inside Lot 33 for external guests.
Guest Speaker: Bob Reiss
Bob Reiss is a bestselling New York based author and journalist, a former Chicago Tribune reporter and former correspondent for Outside Magazine. His work has also been published in The Washington Post Magazine, Smithsonian, Parade, Rolling Stone and other national publications, and has been featured in collections of the best of the Washington Post Magazine, and the best of Outside.
Bob’s non-fiction books include “The Eskimo and The Oil Man,” about the opening Arctic and battle over offshore oil there; “The Coming Storm”, about climate change, and “The Road To Extrema”, about the state and fate of the Amazon rainforest. He’s published 14 novels including the Washington Post best-seller, “The Last Spy” and the European best seller, “Black Monday.” Writing as Ethan Black, he is the author of the acclaimed Conrad Voort series, five novels about a New York City detective whose ancestors have worked law enforcement in the city since Colonial times.
John F. Stack, Jr., Executive Director of SIPA and Associate Dean, FIU College of Arts and Sciences
FIU Panel Members:
- Jennifer Gebelein, Professor, Earth and Environment
- Edward Glab, Director, SIPA Energy Forum
- Michael Heithaus, Director, School of Environment, Arts and Society