News from the Department of Geography and Environment

UH Geography and Environment MA alum Jacqueline Evans won the prestigious 2019 Goldman Environmental Award for her work on marine protected areas in the Cook Islands. Congrats, Jacqui! More info here: https://t.co/v9EnAVUZUh

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Mary Mostafanezhad is co-organizing the second biennial Critical Tourism Studies Conference to be held at Wakayama University in Japan in February 2020. For more information and the keynote speakers visit: https://t.co/R2PrLKGPsO

UH Geography and Environment PhD alum and University of Eastern Kentucky Professor David Zurick will give a talk on Thurs Aug 22 at noon on his book "A Fantastic State of Ruin: The Painted Towns of Rajasthan" in the EWC seminar series in Burns Hall room 3121

UH Geography and Environment Assistant Professor Yi Qiang received an NSF grant for the project "Cross-Scale Spatiotemporal Modeling Using an Integrated Data Framework" from the Methodology, Measuremt & Stats and Geography and Spatial Science programs. Congrats, @YiQiang_gis!

UH Geography and Environment Professor and Chair Reece Jones' next book "White Borders," which tells the story of race and the border from Chinese Exclusion to the border wall, will be published by @BeaconPressBks

Prof. Brian Szuster and students from the Department of Geography and Environment at UH Mānoa conducting recreation carrying capacity research at Kailua Beach Park, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. Study at #UHManoa !!

UH Geography and Environment Assistant Professor Yi Qiang received an NSF CoPe EAGER grant for "A GeoAI Data-Fusion Framework for Real-Time Assessment of Flood Damage and Transportation Resilience by Integrating Complex Sensor Datasets" Congrats, @yiqiang_gis!

UH Geography and Environment assistant professor Yi Qiang has an an article "Time and Scales in GIS: Alternative Models for Multi-Scale Spatio-Temporal Modeling and Analyses" in the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. More info here: https://t.co/U3TgHAt4rV

UH Geography and Environment Assistant Professor Yi Qiang has a new publication "Flood exposure of critical infrastructures in the United States"
in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. You can download the article for FREE here: https://t.co/jhi9Pnspd5

UH Geography and Environment Professor Thomas Giambelluca was named the Director of the UH Water Resources Research Center. Congrats, Tom! https://t.co/x1jkz96zHx

UH Geography and Environment Assistant Professor Lisa Kelley and a team of collaborators was awarded an @NSF CoPE EAGER grant for a project on "Identifying Multiple Values for Beaches and Coastlines Under Sea Level Rise." Congrats, Lisa! @LisaCKelley

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor David Beilman is the new Undergraduate Chair for the department

UH Geography and Environment Professor Krisna Suryanata is the new Graduate Chair for the department

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones was elected the next chair of the department. His three year term began August 1

Associate Professor Hong Jiang has finished her second term as department chair. Thanks for your steady leadership over the past six years!

UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Aurora Kagawa-Viviani writes about how being a Hawaiian scientist shapes her perspective on the Mauna Kea Thirty Meter Telescope @akkagawa

Maunakea: Redirecting the lens onto the culture of mainstream science

The fight for the future of the Maunakea is a fight for the soul of mainstream science

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UH Geography and Environment PhD Candidate Laura Williams was awarded the RCUH Graduate Fellowship and the AAUW Honolulu Branch Scholarship to support her dissertation research on resettled refugee and peri-urban agriculture in Portland. Congrats, Laura!

UH Geography and Environment alumni Dr. Jack Kittinger is profiled here for his work on sustainable seafood @peopledseas https://t.co/dOOON3CoZY

UH Geography and Environment PhD student Laura Williams was elected as the student rep for the AAG Food and Agriculture Specialty group. Congrats, Laura!

PhD candidate Jacob Henry has a book review in the latest issue of the Journal of Namibian Studies on Amukugo's "Democracy and Education in Namibia and Beyond." Jacob's research examines the geographies of schooling and development https://t.co/962ZfDiffq

UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Henry Szadziewski wrote an op-ed in the Honolulu @StarAdvertiser on Uyghur scholars in China @henrykszad https://t.co/pQPlYLqk4l

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones published a new article in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space: "Rethinking Borders, Violence, and Conflict: From Sovereign Power to Boderscapes as Sites of Struggle" with Chiara Brambilla https://t.co/lD48zQ7ANs

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