Congratulations to Geography PhD students Eloisa Berman-Arévalo, Adam Bledsoe, Priscilla Vaz, and Willie Wright, who have received Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarship Candidacy Awards during Spring 2015 from the Graduate School’s Initiative for Minority Excellence at UNC. Congratulations also to Geography Phd … Continued
McNally Award: Ellen Currin Douglas Eyre Leadership Award: Omololu Refilwe Babatunde Melinda Meade Research Award: Katherine Batchelor 2015 Honors Theses: Omololu Babatunde: “Black Liberatory Senses of Place: Creating From Abject Otherness”. Katharine Batchelor: “An Analysis of the Religious Rights and … Continued
Carrie Hamilton who received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates award this month. The award will support Carrie’s summer research in Ecuador, where she is conducting an independent project, under the supervision of Dr. Valdivia, on “Oil … Continued
PhD student Maggie Kovach in College news for her research in NC’s heat-illness patterns – for more information, please visit college news website – http://college.unc.edu/2015/05/04/beattheheat/
Drs. Clark Gray and Amanda Thompson from Anthropology receive the Interdisciplinary Initiatives Grant Award from the College of Arts and Sciences for the project “Measuring Social Resilience in Rural Mozambique”.
Sarah Schmitt has been awarded an Outstanding Mention from the Geological Society of America for ‘exceptional merit in conception and presentation.’ She is one of ten recipients chosen from among 784 applicants reviewed this year and will be presented a … Continued
Torpey-Saboe, N., K. Andersson, E. Mwangi, L. Persha, C. Salk & G. Wright (2015) Benefit Sharing Among Local Resource Users: The Role of Property Rights. World Development, 72, 408-418.
Walsh, S. J., P. H. Page, S. A. McKnight, X. Yao & T. P. Morrissey (2015) A reservoir siting tool for North Carolina: System design & operations for screening and evaluation. Applied Geography, 60, 139-149.
Zhu, S. & J. Pickles (2015) Turkishization of a Chinese apparel firm: fast fashion, regionalisation and the shift from global supplier to new end markets. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, DOI 10.1093/cjres, rsv009.
Angus received a NSF Research Experience for Graduates (REG) Fellowship to conduct summer research on his dissertation project: Urbanizing the Amazon: Post-Neoliberal Development on the Ecuadorian Oil Frontier. The Research Experience for Graduates (REG) is a NSF program that supports graduate independent … Continued