In July 2013, Diego Riveros-Iregui joins the Department of Geography. His research and teaching focus on Ecohydrology, watershed hydrology, biogeochemistry, land-atmosphere interactions, tropical hydrology, climate and land use/land cover change. [Click here for more information]
Erika Wise has been awarded an NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) award for her research on “Detection of Long-term Variability in Storm Tracks Using Seasonally Resolved Tree-ring Isotope Records: Implications for Hydroclimatic Change in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.” The … Continued
Mike Emch has been awarded an NSF Geography and Space Science award for his research on “Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Drug Resistant Malaria in the Democratic Republic of Congo.” The award will run for three years from 9/1/13. Awarded amount: $345,000.
Gaby Valdivia who was just awarded an NSF grant (2013-2015) for a collaborative proposal entitled “Collaborative Proposal: The Impact of Oil Extraction, Regulatory Policy, and Environmental Practice on Native Amazon and Afro-Ecuadorian Communities.” The award is through the Cultural Anthropology division. … Continued
Nina Martin who has been selected as the next CURS Scholar-in-Residence.
In August, Associate Professor Betsy Olson joined the Department of Geography from the University of Edinburgh. Her research and teaching focus on development, religion, and inequality, with a particular emphasis on the geographies of youth.
Professor Pickles was an invited speaker at the special session on the” IGU Initiative on a UN International Year of Global Understanding” at the 32nd International Geographical Union Conference in Cologne, August 26-30th, 2012. For more information on the initiative see: … Continued
Dr. Stephen Walsh has been named the Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor effective 1 July 2012. The honor recognizes Steve’s outstanding scholarly contributions to the University and to the discipline.
Banu Gokarıksel, 2012, “The intimate politics of secularism and the headscarf: the mall, the neighborhood, and the public square in Istanbul.” Gender, Place, and Culture (vol,19, issue 1, 1-20): Abstract: The headscarf continues to be a highly charged political issue in Turkey where … Continued