#AAG2023 [TODAY 4:30p -5:50p MT, Mineral Hall C, 3rd floor] UH GEO Prof. Reece Jones (@reecejonesUH) will present, "The Geography of the Border Patrol's 100-mile Zone" in the session, "Encountering the State: Migrant Experiences with Violent Borders II," https://aag.secure-platform.com/aag2023/solicitations/39/sessiongallery/schedule/items/5749
#AAG2023 [TODAY, Mar 24, 2:40p - 4:00p MT in Mineral Hall C, Hyatt Regency, 3rd floor] UH GEO Professor Reece Jones (@reecejonesUH) is the chair and organizer of the hybrid session, "Encountering the State: Migrant Experiences with Violent Borders I," https://aag.secure-platform.com/aag2023/solicitations/39/sessiongallery/schedule/items/5748.
Congratulations Borjana Lubura-Winchester on a successful dissertation defense earlier this week! "Humanizing Critical Geopolitics: Everyday Migrant Experiences Along The Western Balkan Route." We are so proud of you!
UH GEO PhD candidate Olivia Meyer is one of three recipients awarded the 2023 American Geographical Society (@AmericanGeo) Council Fellowship. Congratulations, @OlieCarter!
We will be sharing the presentation titles and sessions of UH GEO faculty and students at #AAG2023 in the coming days. Safe travels to all who will be attending the meeting in Denver this week!
UH GEO Professor and Undergraduate Chair Dave Beilman guided the 2023 Capstone class of graduating seniors on a service learning and research trip to Hakalau Forest National Wildfile Refuge, on Hawaiʻi Island.
UH GEO PhD candidate Olivia Meyer succeessfully presented her dissertation proposal entitled, "Plastic Panacea- ‘Circular Economies’ and the Political Ecology of Plastic Waste in Thailand," last Thursday. Congrats, @OlieCarter!
UH GEO PhD candidate Borjana Lubura-Winchester will be defending her dissertation entitled, "Humanizing Critical Geopolitics: Everyday Migrant Experiences Along the Wetern Balkan Route" on Tues., March 21 at 8am via Zoom. Borjanaʻs committee chair is Professor Reece Jones.
UH GEO PhD student Daniel Adel was selected for the 2023 A. K. Chakravarti Dissertation Proposal Award for his proposal, "Contested Boundaries and Ecologies: Commodifying Water-Lands of the Bengal Delta." The award is co-sponsored by @theAAG specialty groups AGSG and RDPSG. 🥳
If you are looking for summer session courses at UHM, we are offering courses both sessions. All classes require zero textbook purchase. View our class availability here, https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/avail.classes?i=MAN&t=202340&s=GEO
UH GEO lecture TODAY, Mar 9 @ 12p in 443 Saunders - "Systemic Bias in Science and a Program to Produce More Just and Equitable Research," by Sarah Rebolloso McCullough, Assoc. Director of the Feminist Research Institute & Director of the Environmental Fellows program at UC Davis.
Senator Stanley Chang (@stanleypchang) presented UH GEO Graduate Chair and Professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) with a certificate of commendation from the Hawai'i State Senate in recognition of being named a Fellow of @theAAG. Congrats, Reece!
UH GEO public lecture this Thursday, Mar 9 @ 12pm in 443 Saunders - "Systemic Bias in Science and a Program to Produce More Just and Equitable Research," by Dr. Sarah Rebolloso McCullough, Associate Director of the Feminist Research Institute (@FRIUCDavis) at UC Davis.
UH GEO PhD student Olivia Meyer will present her proposal entitled "‘Plastic Panacea: Circular Economies’ and the Political Ecology of Plastic Waste in Thailand" this Thursday, March 9th at 1:30 pm in Saunders 442 and on Zoom.
Congratulations to Tatsuki Kohatsu on giving a great proposal presentation last week and becoming ABD! Tatsuki's advsisor is GEO Professor Mary Mostafanezhad (@GeogProfMary).
UH Geography and Environment Cooperating Professor Dan Spencer interviewed in @civilbeat on the question of tourism carrying capacity for local communities in Hawaiʻi, https://www.civilbeat.org/2023/02/studied-to-death-some-say-hawaii-doesnt-need-more-data-before-acting-on-overtourism/.
UH GEO research led by Professor Dave Beilman, in collaboration with MA alum Derek Ford (@Island_UAV) and researchers at Wyoming and Lehigh Universities is featured in @UHawaiiNews, https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2023/02/20/black-mosses-antarctica-climate-change/. Nice video thanks to @Island_UAV's drone footage!
UH GEO PhD alum Angkana Rawichutiwan recently joined the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) of UNESCO as the UN Ocean Decade Regional Coordination Officer. Congrats, Angkana!
UH GEO Professor Reece Jones' book, Nobody is Protected, won the 2023 Southwest History Book of the Year from the Pima County Public Library (@pimalibrary), https://twitter.com/pimalibrary/status/1623103885564067842?s=20,
The 2023 Southwest Books of the Year are here! These are the Top Picks in Art & Photography, History, and Memoirs. 📚🌵 #southwestbooksoftheyear
UH GEO PhD candidate Meagan Harden co-authored a new article, "Negotiating Their Future: A Marshallese Geography of U.S. Policy," in Law & Space (un)Journal w/PhD student at Clark U. They met through UH GEO Prof. Marina Karides' @theAAG workshop last year. https://lawandspace.com/negotiating-their-future-a-marshallese-geography-of-us-policy/