Researcher Marc Lanteigne to discuss Arctic security, political warming


UNK Communications

KEARNEY – International researcher Marc Lanteigne will discuss issues relating to Arctic security – including international relations, economic impacts and current events – during a presentation April 4 at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Lanteigne will present “Arctic Heat: Could it Cool Your Future?” at noon in the Nebraskan Student Union Fireside Lounge. He also will present “Arctic Melting: Global and Nebraska Impacts” at 5:45 p.m. at The Loft at Cunningham’s Journal in downtown Kearney.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Lanteigne, a senior research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, will explain the politics surrounding Arctic issues, such as current policies and potential impacts on society.

The researcher specializes in Chinese and comparative Northeast Asian politics and foreign policy, Asia-Arctic relations, international political economy and institution building.

The events are sponsored by the American Democracy Project.


Source: Shawn Kaskie, 308.865.8135,
Writer: Sara Giboney, 308.865.8529,