The Myth of Abundance: The Origins of My Intellectual Passion for Water

In this First Lecture, we will explore the global water challenge as both a crisis of scarcity and abundance. I will then share how my experiences growing up in Ghana (in West Africa) continue to inspire and motivate my intellectual passion for water.

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Ellis Adjei Adams

Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Policy

Keough School of Global Affairs

About the Lecturer

Prior to arriving at Notre Dame, Adams was an assistant professor of global studies and geosciences at Georgia State University. He earned a PhD in geography, environment, and spatial sciences from Michigan State University, an MS in environmental policy from Michigan Tech University, and a BS in natural resources management from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.

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