Social Justice

Alumnus talks global citizenship and energy efficiency

On April 3, Saint Peter’s alumnus Winston Gilcrease ’05 hosted a lecture and discussion with the University community as part of the Global Citizenship II class.

Winston is a China-U.S. relations expert who currently serves as Manager for the China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance. He works closely with industry, government officials and other experts from China and the U.S. to implement projects and elaborate policies to improve energy efficiency in China. He formerly served with the International Public Policy Institute (IPPI), a United Nations affiliated Non-Governmental Organization. He has written on human migration issues and their effect on urban China, waste to energy technology for Accra, Ghana and smart grid technology for global energy grids.

Winston served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sichuan, China from 2006-2008 where he helped implement a local environmental awareness project.

Winston has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Philosophy from Saint Peter’s University (class of 2005) and a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. He is tri-lingual in German, English and Chinese Mandarin.

Sponsored by the Honors Program / Political Science Department class Global Citizenship II: UN Global Earth Charter, The Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership, and the International Public Policy Institute.