Ashely Ownbey, Geography Graduate and winner of the Annual McNally Award for Excellence in Geography (class of 2014), has published an article based on her senior thesis in the Journal of Cultural Geography. The article, entitled ‘The “who” and “how” of place marketing: The role … Continued
Alumnus, James Ellsmoor (BA’16) of Solar Head of State, was just named one of Forbes 30 Under 30. https://www.forbes.com/profile/james-ellsmoor/. He majored in geography and economics (with a minor in sustainability studies). The Forbes 30 Under 30 list recognizes “the brightest young entrepreneurs, … Continued
Prof. Riveros-Iregui receives NSF funding to study post-Hurricane Matthew water quality. Find more information from the following link: http://ie.unc.edu/2017/01/unc-chapel-hill-receives-rapid-funding-from-nsf-to-study-water-quality-in-aftermath-of-hurricane-matthew/
Geography graduate student Angus Lyall has been offered the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI). Angus’ dissertation project explores the contentious negotiations between indigenous groups and the Ecuadorian state … Continued
Lu, F., G. Valdivia & N. L. Silva. 2017. Oil, Revolution, and Indigenous Citizenship in Ecuadorian Amazonia. Springer.
Dr. Andrew Curley, postdoctoral fellow in Geography, published the essay “Water is Life and Life is Sovereignty: Context and Considerations for Critical Geographers” in Antipode’s Intervention. The essay discusses how the history and power of tribal sovereignty need to be … Continued
Pickles, J., S. W. Barrientos & P. Knorringa (2016) New end markets, supermarket expansion and shifting social standards. Environment and Planning A, 0308518X16631540.
Dr. Lentz is working with the National Humanities Center and National University of Vietnam to develop teaching materials on Vietnam’s history and geography, please check out the news below: National Humanities Center to Partner with Vietnam National University to Develop … Continued
Banu Gökarıksel received a very well-deserved Chapman Family Teaching Award! Only three or four of these are awarded each year. The awards honor distinguished teaching of undergraduate students. More about the Chapman: http://provost.unc.edu/teaching-awards/chapman/
Innovative Use of GIS competition is sponsored by the Department of Geography, GIS Graduate Certificate Program and the Davis Library Research Hub every other year. In addition to the monetary awards, the first place undergraduate and graduate winners will be … Continued