Diana Liverman Received the Carl O. Sauer Distinguished Scholarship Award

03/01/2017 - 11:41

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 scholars over the course of her career.  Well done, Diana!!

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Arizona MDP alumni making news, again!

01/19/2017 - 10:31

Arizona MDP Alumnus Ian Philabaum was making news again for his work on immigration law in the United States. "We’ve basically arrived at a place where applying for asylum is not available to most people,” Philabaum is quoted as saying in a Washington Post article "U.S. border officials are illegally turning away asylum seekers, critics say".

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Assoc./Full Professor of Geography & Development in Integrated Land Use Science/Human-Environment Systems Posting

01/05/2017 - 14:20

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.

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Kara Tanoue Awarded a Grant Award

12/15/2016 - 11:42

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.

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