MDP Class of 2018 Final Report Presentations, May 8th

05/04/2018 - 10:23

Please join us for the presentations of the MDP Class of 2018 Final Report Presentations.

Where: ENR2, room S495

When: Tuesday May 8th from 2:30-5:00

There are 5 Candidates that will present their work:

Devin Crim on "Incentivizing Inequality. Critical Assessment of Infill Incentive District in Pima County, AZ"

Cecy Cuevas on "Sabana Mula, Dominican Republic Baseline Study"

Amanda Monroy on "Exploring the Impact of Menstrual Management on Low-Income Girls"

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MDP Faculty Dr. Doshi begins new ACLS funded research

04/17/2018 - 14:24

MDP affilated faculty Dr. Sapana Doshi recently began new research on stories of corruption in relation to urban real estate, land grabbing and redevelopment in Mumbai and Bangalore, India. This project, entitled "Corruption Plots, Imagined Publics: The Ethics of Space in the Millennial City", is supported by a grant from the American Council of Learned Societies.

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MDP Candidate starts new job

04/17/2018 - 13:32

MDP candidate Devin Crim has recently started a new position as "Planner I" at the Santa Barbara County Planning Development- Energy and Minerals Division. This builds on his past position as a Planner at the San Xavier District on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. Congratulations!

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Special SGD Colloquium

Please join SGD on Friday, March 23rd in ENR2 S107 at 3:00pm for conversation and refreshments, and at 3:30pm for a for a panel of SGD faculty. 

To welcome visiting prospective graduate students, SGD faculty will be sharing brief updates about some of the projects they're currently working on. Our panel will consists of:

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Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:30

Bob and Donna Altschul endow graduate student scholarship

02/21/2018 - 09:02

The School of Geography and Development is very grateful for a generous gift from Professor Emeritus Bob Altschul and his wife Donna Altschul that will allow us to establish the Dieter and Donna Altschul scholarship for a graduate student in the school.  Professor Altschul taught in the school from 1963 to 1995 with interests in physical geography and Africa.  Donna Altschul has a Masters degree in geography also from this department with a focus in climatology.  

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The Climate for Women in Climate Science by Miriam Gay Antaki and Diana Liverman

02/21/2018 - 08:49

Recent PhD Miriam Gay Antaki and SGD professor Diana Liverman published a paper in PNAS on Women in Climate in Science based on a survey of female authors of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The paper has recieved some media coverage. The paper is available here:

Media coverage:

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