Congratulations to SGD PhD student Georgia Davis whose chapter "The Lyme Wars: The Effects of Biocommunicability, Gender, and Epistemic Politics on Health Activation and Lyme Science" co-authored with Mark Nichter (anthro) has been published in the newly released book Diagnostic Controversy: Cultural Perspectives on Competing Knowledge in Healthcare. Great work!

Davis, G. and M. Nichter (2016). The Lyme Wars: The... Read more

Post date: Tue, 12/08/2015 - 13:47

Congratulations to Sarah Kelly-Richards and Stina Janssen, both of whom have been awarded 2016 Climate & Society Fellowships from CLIMAS. Excellent work! Congrats!

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Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:45

Check out SGDer's Diana Liverman and Miriam Gay-Antaki, along with other UA representatives, at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris. 

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:17

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Carly Nichols who just found out her paper "Time Ni Hota Hai: Time Poverty and Food Security in the Kumaon Hills, India” has been accepted for publication in Gender, Place and Culture. Way to go Carly!

Post date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:11

Congratulations to Arica Crootof, Fiona Gladstone, Noah Silber-Coats, and Carly Nichols who have been awarded 2016 Carson Scholarships to support their research. The Carson Scholarship is awarded to UA grad students conducting in disciplinary... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/03/2015 - 08:50

Congratulations to Roy Petrakis who successfully defended his MA Thesis and research manuscript last Wednesday, titled “RIVER MANAGEMENT IMPACTS ON RIPARAN FOREST VEGETATION ALONG THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE: 1935 - 2014”.

Committee members included:

· Miguel Villarreal
· Chris Scott
· Wim van Leeuwen (Chair)

Roy will officially start his new job with the USGS-Flagstaff in January!

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Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 15:40

Congratulations to Emma Lawlor who did a brilliant job successfully defending her MA Thesis today, titled “Kidneys, Chemicals, and Clinics: A Political Ecology of Health in Rural Central America”.

Committee members included:

Liz Oglesby
Jeff Banister
Jadwiga Pieper (GWS and History)
Vincent Del Casino (Chair)

Way to go Emma!

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Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 15:37

The MDP family is saddened to announce the death of first year MDP student Lia Gilbert. Lia was a ray of light in the program and she will be sorely missed. She was interested in working in food security and gender equality. She is survived by her two children, mother, father, brothers and many friends.  A scholarship is being developed in her name. Details will be provided soon.

Post date: Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:06

Congratulation to Michelle Coe who successfully passed her Masters thesis today with a committee of Greg Barron-Gafford, Sallie Marston and Diana Liverman. Her thesis was an analysis of how elementary school children's environmental attitudes, behavior and connection to community change through participation in a school garden program.

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Post date: Fri, 11/20/2015 - 08:44

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Lily House-Peters who won the 'Best Linkage Between Science and Policy" Award for her poster at yesterday's Environmental Grad Blitz. Great work!

Post date: Wed, 11/04/2015 - 12:19


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