Published: Oct. 7, 2011

Boulder – Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will give the 2011 Annual Schultz Lecture, speaking from his new book The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.

 WHO:              Daniel Yergin                        

WHAT:            Yergin will give a lecture on energy, international politics and economics, pulling from his new book, The Quest.   


WHEN:            Wednesday, October 19                     5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


WHERE:           University of Colorado Law School                      Wittemyer Courtroom


WHY:               Dr. Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics and economics -- and a Pulitzer Prize winner of The Prize, the Epic Quest for Oil Money and Power. He is a world-recognized author and business leader. Yergin one of the world’s leading energy consultants and a recipient of the United States Energy Award for “lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.”His new book is titled The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, which has been hailed as “a fascinating saga” about the “quest for sustainable resources of energy”.  The book will be available for purchase at the event.  

The Schultz Lectureship Fund was created in 2007 by the generosity of John H. ('53) and Cynthia H. Schultz to support a lecture each year by scholars in the fields of oil and gas, energy or natural resources law.


About University of Colorado Law SchoolEstablished in 1892, the University of Colorado Law School ( is a top 25 public law school located at the base of the inspiring Rocky Mountains. Colorado Law’s 500 students, selected from among the statistically best applicants in the nation, represent 100 undergraduate institutions and diverse backgrounds. The school has dual degree programs in business, environmental studies, telecommunications, and public affairs. With a low faculty-to-student ratio, its highly published faculty is dedicated to interacting with students inside and outside the classroom. The school’s 8 clinics and 4 centers focus on areas of strength, including natural resources and environmental, American Indian, juvenile and family, telecommunications policy, and sustainable energy law. Colorado Law’s graduates are leaders in their profession and committed to public interest work.

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