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Congratulations are in order for SGD PhD student Carly Nichols, who has been awarded 1st prize in the Asian Geography Specialty Group's student paper competition for her paper "Time nahin hota hai: Gendered labor time and food security in the Kumaon Hills, India." Great work, Carly!

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Post date: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:20

Congratulations to SGD Professor Greg Barron-Gafford who has just received a $500K USDA grant, along with Steve Archer in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, titled "Brush Management And Ecosystem Services: A Quantification Of Trade-Offs On Western Rangelands." Way to go, Greg!

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Post date: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:14

A new book on water, A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change, co-edited by Stephanie Beuchler, Professor in SGD and the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and Anne-Marie Hanson, SGD PhD Alumni, was just published by Routledge.

The book features solutions-oriented rural and urban case studies from different countries in the Global North and South. It will be available soon in... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:54

SGD PhD alumni Jen McCormack recently received an offer as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Scholar-In-Residence at the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies at Colorado College in in Colorado Springs. Congratulations, Jen!

Post date: Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:31

Congratulations to recent SGD PhD alumni Jeremy Slack who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Geography in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Texas, El Paso. He will also collaborate with the Center for Interamerican and Border Studies. Way to go, Jeremy!

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Post date: Tue, 03/10/2015 - 14:43

SGD PhD Student Carly Nichols has been awarded the Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship to support her dissertation research on her work on epigenetics and food and nutrition security in India. This is a highly prestigious and competitive award. Great work, Carly!

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Post date: Wed, 03/04/2015 - 13:10

Five SGD graduate students were awarded travel grants from the Graduate and Professional Student Council at the University of Arizona. The following students were awarded travel grants for fieldwork, conferences, and other travel related to their studies: Sophia Borgias, Meg Mills-Novoa,... Read more

Post date: Mon, 03/02/2015 - 15:24

Congratulations to SGD Phd student Kerri Jean Ormerod whose co-authored paper with SGD alum Dr. Majed Ahkter, "The irrigation technozone: State power, expertise, and agrarian development in the U.S. West and British Punjab, 1880-1920" has been published in the journal Geoforum. You can... Read more

Post date: Tue, 02/17/2015 - 14:42

The following article was originally published in SBS News.

Three University of Arizona geographers have received national recognition from the Association of American Geographers (AAG) for excellence in their field. The over 10,000-member association is the largest professional society of geographers in the world. It recently honored John Paul Jones III, professor in the School of... Read more

Post date: Thu, 02/12/2015 - 11:05

Recent SGD PhD graduate Jeremy Slack has a new article in the journal Area based on his dissertation research. The article titled "Captive bodies: migrant kidnapping and deportation in Mexico" examines kidnapping on the US-Mexico border using ethnographic and survey data from deportees. You can access the article here. Great work,... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/04/2015 - 13:59

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