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The following list provides a snapshot of current projects led by Geography and Environment faculty, often in collaboration with national and international partners. Additional research projects not listed here may be listed under individual faculty websites

Project Title Associated Faculty
Disease Surveillance Using Molecular and Geographic Methods in the Congo Michael Emch
Incorporating geographic context into randomized controlled trials: Case studies on the RTS,S malaria and the oral cholera vaccines Michael Emch
NSF PIRE: Energy Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa Michael Emch
The Neighbor Who Might Kill You: Encounter and Difference in Urban Turkey Banu Gökarıksel
Unsettling Borders: Refugees in Turkey and the European Union ( Banu Gökarıksel
Feminist Geography Unbound: Discomfort, Bodies, and Prefigured Futures ( Banu Gökarıksel
Changing Indigenous Livelihoods and Land Use in the Ecuadorian Amazon Clark Gray
Environmental Change and Human Migration in the Developing World Clark Gray
Climate, Health and Population Well-being Clark Gray
Houghton Library Fellowship Scott Kirsch
American empire in the Philippines Scott Kirsch
Contested Territory: Điện Biên Phủ and the Making of Northwest Vietnam Christian C. Lentz
Cultivating Subjects: Opium and Rule in Postcolonial Vietnam Christian C. Lentz
Bookend Caregiving: building networks for young people who provide care for aging adults Elizabeth Olson
Caregiving Youth Research Collaborative Elizabeth Olson
Youth Caregiving in the United States: historical, political and social perspectives Elizabeth Olson
Impacts of Extreme Flooding on Hydrologic Connectivity and Water Quality in the Atlantic Coastal Plain and Implications for Vulnerable Populations Diego Riveros-iregui
Disturbance and Water Crisis in the Tropics: The Galapagos Islands as a Case Study Diego Riveros-iregui
Effects of Land Use and Stream Network Dynamics on Water Quality across Urban-Rural Transitions Diego Riveros-iregui
Mapping Forest Aboveground Biomass Loss in North Carolina from Hurricanes using Multisource Remotely Sensed Data Conghe Song
Influence of Community Forestry on the Dynamics of Socio-Environmental Systems Conghe Song
Crude Entanglements: Living with Oil in Ecuador Gabriela Valdivia
 High Frequency Hydroclimate Extremes and Synoptic Climate Drivers in Western North America at the End of the Little Ice Age Erika Wise
Multi-century perspectives on current and future streamflow in the Missouri River Basin Erika Wise