Religion in the public sphere: The transformation of secularism and Muslim identities in Turkey While only a decade ago it was pious Muslims’ presence in the public sphere that was restricted by the secular state in Turkey, today a diversity … Continued
Professor Meade has been a central presence in our department since 1978, and her contributions to medical geography have been globally recognized. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
UNC geography graduate Bill Easterling to receive Distinguished Alumnus Award on University Day October 12th.
Conghe Song has received an award from NSF’s Dynamic Coupled Natural-Human (CNH) Systems program for his research on “CNH: The Effects of China’s Grain-for-Green Program on the Dynamics of Coupled Natural-Human System in Rural China”. The project is a multi-institutional … Continued
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]
Mabel Gergan has been awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her work in Sikkim, India on hydropower development and indigenous youth agency.
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.
Yousuf al-Bulushi who has been awarded a Mellon Mays Dissertation Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation to support dissertation writing on his South African research.
Chris Courtheyn has been awarded an Inter-American Foundation Fellowship to conduct a year of field research on the Peace Community of San José de Apartado, Colombia.