Graduate student Mark Ortiz recently traveled to Houston, Texas to attend the Climate Reality Project’s Leadership Corps Training. The Climate Reality Project was founded in 2006 by Nobel Laureate and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to take the climate … Continued
Graduate student Tong Qiu won the best student paper at the 2nd Congress of the Society for Urban Ecology which was hosted by East China Normal University and the Society for Urban Ecology in Shanghai during July 8-10, 2016. Tong’s … Continued
Sara Smith (Principal Investigator). “Impacts of Education-Driven Urban Migration on Youth Aspirations and Identity” National Science Foundation Geography and Spatial Science Program Grant, BCS-1561072, ($250,000)2016-2019. Around the world, young individuals, especially those who are rural, first generation, indigenous, and racialized … Continued
Dr. Elizabeth Havice and colleague Dr. Liam Campling (Queen Mary, University of London) have recently returned from the Solomon Islands where they offered a week-long training on trade and fisheries, hosted by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA). Twenty-four … Continued
Dr. Olson (PI), with collaborator Martin Hunicutt (co-I), has been awarded a ‘pipeline to proposal’ grant from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), to establish the foundation of community-centered research on the needs of youth caregivers and older adults. … Continued
Gökarıksel, B. & A. Secor (2016) The post-Islamist problematic: questions of religion and difference in everyday life. Social & Cultural Geography, 1-20.
Kirsch, S. (2016) Insular territories: US colonial science, geopolitics, and the (re) mapping of the Philippines. The Geographical Journal, 182, 2-14.
Smith, S. (2016) Intimacy and angst in the field. Gender, Place & Culture, 23, 134-146.
Graduate student Mark Ortiz, along with 23 other students from 6 countries, recently visited the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a Summer School sponsored by Wisconsin’s Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies. The summer school was part of a Holtz … Continued
Müller, M. & J. Pickles (2015) Global games, local rules: Mega-events in the post-socialist world. European Urban and Regional Studies, 22, 121-127.