SGD is delighted to welcome home Diana Liverman, who is returning to SGD full time.  After years of service to the Institute of the Environment (and before that, to Latin American Studies), Diana is launching a new research initiative within SGD in... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:59

Elizabeth Koleski presented two posters at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting that wrapped up recently, on November 2nd, in Denver.  Drawing on her summer practicum experience in Nicaragua, the posters were entitled "Formative research for emergency behavioral change," relating to Elizabeth's work on Zika virus prevention, and "From classroom to campo," about incorporating university students in community-based, participatory action research on preventative health... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:52

Congratulations to Carly Nichols who passed her comprehensive exam on October 31, 2016.

Way to go Carly!

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:49

Congratulations to Bokjin Roh who passed her comprehensive exams (earlier written questions and oral exam on October 31, 2016).  

Her committee consists of:
Connie Woodhouse
Diana Liverman
Gregg Garfin (chair)
Chris Scott (co-chair)

Please join us in wishing Bokjin all the best!

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:45

Patrick Murphy just presented his paper, "Complexity in Mountain Forest Carbon Cycling," at the 2016 Mountain Climate Conference in Leavenworth, Washington. According to one of his colleagues who got a preview of the talk, his talk was pretty impressive.  Great work Patrick! 

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 11:26

Check out Remy Franklin's reflections on "The Challenges of Doing Engaged Research" on ENTITLE blog. Great work, Remy!

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 11:22

Sarah Kelly-Richards continues to do great things from Chile. Sarah just published online with Edible Baja Arizona. The article is called "Beets to Ballots" and highlights one of the past interns of the Community and School Garden Program, Ylenia Aguilar Velderrain. She wrote it with the support of the Carson Scholars Program.  Check out the article here... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 11:13

Greg Barron-Gafford and his research team, which includes Rebecca Minor and Leland Sutter have just published a paper in Nature Science Reports that was profiled on the front page of the AZ Daily Star on Friday. The paper examines the heat island effect of large-scale solar installations, and is leading to ongoing research into using plants to cool solar panels and in the process make them more efficient... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 11:08

Carly Nichols just won the Margaret Trussell Scholarship from the APCG for her dissertation fieldwork on food and nutrition in India.  Congratulations Carly!

Post date: Fri, 10/14/2016 - 11:13

Check out Noah's piece "Hydropolitics in the Sierra Madre Oriental" published on! Congrats, Noah! Interesting stuff!

Post date: Fri, 10/14/2016 - 11:09


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