News from the Department of Geography and Environment

Mary Mostafanezhad co-edited the recently published special issue, The Anthropocenic Imaginary: Political Ecologies of Tourism in a Geological Epoch in the Journal for Sustainable Tourism. Check out these 10 articles by leading and emerging scholars:

Reminder: Don't miss out on Dr. John DeLay's talk entitled Where the Water Walks. Dr. DeLay will share about his experience following the hydrological cycle in Hawaii today in Saunders 443, from 12-1pm.

Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones was recently interviewed by the Oxford Research Group about his new book Open Borders. Check it out here:

We are excited to welcome Dr. John DeLay this Thursday, February 14th from 12-1pm, Saunders 443B as part of the Geography & Environment Seminar Series. Dr. Delay will share a talk entitled, "Where the Water Walks."

Congrats to Qian Zhang for becoming ABD! Her dissertation project will be using airborne LiDAR and Landsat imagery to map forest aboveground biomass in the Brazilian Amazon.

UH Geography & Environment Professor Reece Jones (@reecejhawaii) was interviewed by Phoenix Public Radio (@kjzzphoenix) about his new book on Open Borders published by @UGAPress -

Flashback Fridays - @UHManoa Geography & Environment Assoc. Professor Krisna Suryanata submitted this photo taken in January 1984 at a mandatory geography field camp class. The field camp was led by Emeritus Professor Lyndon Wester.

UH Geog & Env PhD candidate Sayaka Sakuma Schrager has a chapter in the new edited book, "Resilient Destinations & Tourism..." published by @routledgebooks. Her ch. title is, " Revitalizing the nation: building resilience through ecotourism in Okinawa..."

The Department of Geography and Environment will host a memorial celebration of Everett Wingert (May 24, 1942—December 19, 2018) honoring his life and achievements on Sunday February 10. For information please contact

UH Geography & Environment Professor Reece Jones published a new edited book entitled Open Borders: In Defense of Free Movement with @UGAPress, - Congrats, @reecejhawaii!

UH Geography & Environment PhD candidate Henryk Szadziewski (@henrykszad) spoke with the University World News (@uniworldnews) about the targeting of Uyghur academics:

UH Geography & Environment Professor Reece Jones (@reecejhawaii) is speaking about Violent Borders at the Jim Kracht Endowed Colloquium in the Geography Department at Texas A&M University (@tamugeography) next Friday, February 8th -

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