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Congratulations go out to Diana Liverman who was recognized with the Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award at the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) recent conference in New Orleans.  It was awarded previously but Diana was only able to attend the recent meeting to accept the award. 

Below is a description of the award, one of CLAG’s most prestigious. The award nomination not only highlighted Diana’s scholarship but also her mentorship of many Latin Americanist... Read more

Post date: Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:43

The School of Geography & Development at the University of Arizona seeks to fill a tenured Associate or Full Professor position in the area of integrated land use or human-environment systems. We seek a senior physical or human-environmental scholar with a very strong track record of grants and publications who can contribute to interdisciplinary environmental research at the University of Arizona. We are especially interested in scholars whose research combines (a) the collection, use,... Read more

Post date: Thu, 01/05/2017 - 14:30

Congratulations to Christina Greene who has received a grant from USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for her work on drought in the San Joaquin Valley.  It provides a stipend for 2 years plus fieldwork travel. 

Post date: Thu, 01/05/2017 - 14:20

Kudos to Kara Tanoue who has been awarded the SBSRI Pre-doctoral Grant Award for a SNAP retailer access study in rural communities. Here are some of the reviewers’ comments “Truly outstanding. The research has good theoretical foundations. I could absolutely see this research affecting government policy and the policy of NGOs and food sellers”.

Way to go, Kara.

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:44

The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide written by Eric Magrane and Christopher Cokinos was just selected as a Southwest Book of the Year.  Here's the article from the Daily Star:

http://tucson.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/pima-county-public-library-presents-southwest-books-of-the-year/... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:42

Congratulations to Arica Crootof and Tom Stieve who recently passed their oral exams!

Congratulations to Jared Powell who successfully defended his dissertation recently the title of which is: “Spacing Education Reform”.  

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:38

The Institute of the Environment website recently had a lead item featuring the work of many geographers—a special issue on the METRICS OF WATER SECURITY AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY.  The result of the two-year project is a special issue on Metrics, guest edited by Gregg Garfin, Margaret Wilder, and Robert Merideth, and published online in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, comprised of 14 articles by 37 authors in 12 countries.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the faculty and... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:28
Congrats to Sarah, Noah, Arica and Carl (as well as SGD alum David Tecklin) on their new article, "Governing the transition to renewable energy: A review of impacts and policy issues in the small hydropower boom" in Energy Policy
 
It is a great article! Also, props to Diana Liverman who helped conceptualize the project and Joe Patton who crafted the awesome figures in the paper! 
 
Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:25

Congratulations to Audra El Vilaly White who learned recently that she has been awarded the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.  Well done, Audra!!

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:23

Joseph Patton just received a UA Graduate College Travel grant to complete his MA thesis data collection!

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:21

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