Our very own Stevie Larson’s on the front page of today’s Daily Tar Heel! http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2015/03/students-explore-asian-american-identities Stevie spoke on a panel about Asian-American identities, immigration and race in the U.S. for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
Dr. Persha gave a talk last week at the 2015 World Bank Land and Poverty conference, presenting baseline results on an ongoing study of linkages between land tenure security and smallholder investment in climate-smart agriculture in Zambia. The study is … Continued
New Tools for Quantifying Surface Water Globally
Darius Scott has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2015 Predoctoral Fellowship Competition.
Recruitment weekend/grad student presentations 1. Adam Bledsoe, “The Geographical Power of Naming: Historical and contemporary struggles of Brazilian Quilombos” 2. Maia Call, “The Human Dimensions of Soil Quality in Uganda” 3. Matt Dannenberg,”El Niño—Southern Oscillation Influence on Vegetation in the … Continued
Matt Dannenberg just received an AAG Dissertation Research Grant, which consists of a certificate and cash prize of $1,000. More information about AAG Dissertation Research Grant.
Graduate student Adam Bledsoe has article published in Counterpunch about his views on renaming Saunders Hall. Geography graduate students also published a video about renaming Saunders Hall. You can find the video on YouTube.
Darius Scott has been awarded a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council. The fellowship provides support for six weeks of summer fieldwork and participation in summer workshops in Berkeley, CA and Minneapolis, Minn.
Wise, E. K., M. L. Wrzesien, M. P. Dannenberg & D. L. McGinnis (2014) Cool-Season Precipitation Patterns Associated with Teleconnection Interactions in the United States.Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.
Kirsch, S. (2015) Cultural geography III Objects of culture and humanity, or, re-‘thinging’the Anthropocene landscape. Progress in Human Geography, 0309132514566741.