Brian Black serves as commentator at economic history forum

Brian Black
Credit: Penn State

Brian Black, distinguished professor of history and environmental studies, served recently as an invited commentator at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Forum on Economic History. He was invited to provide discussion and comments on the work of Roger Stern, a Faculty Fellow in the School of Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce at The University of Tulsa and a Visiting Scholar at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. The topic of Stern’s paper was "The Strategy of Illusions: Oil Scarcity Ideology and America’s Path to the Middle East."