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Santiago Lopez speaks at Climate Change, Natural Hazard, and Sustainable Cities Conference in Busan, Korea

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As part of his collaborative work with Jin-Kyu Jung and colleagues from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences on "Hybrid Epistemologies of Environmental Change," IAS faculty member Santiago Lopez gave an invited talk at the Climate Change, Natural Hazard, and Sustainable Cities Conference in Busan, Korea. His talk explored the conceptualization of climate change as a ‘hybrid phenomenon’ and ...

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Eight IAS Faculty Members Promoted

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Eight IAS faculty members were promoted this year.  S. Charusheela was promoted from associate to full professor.  Becky Aanerud and David Goldstein were promoted from senior to principal lecturer.  Dan BergerShauna CarlisleJohanna Crane, and Santiago Lopez were promoted with tenure from assistant to associate professor.  And Kristin Gustafson was promoted from lecturer to senior lecturer.

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Christian Anderson, Ben Gardner and Santiago Lopez present research at the 2017 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Boston

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Three IAS faculty members presented at the 2017 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Boston, April 5-9. Christian Anderson was a panelist on two panels, “Gazing at Power in Alternative Economies Research” and “Keywords for Urban Geography” where he discussed how power is theorized in alternative economies research and what becomes of the city when certain key concepts are disrupted. Ben Gardner’s recent book, Selling the Serengeti ...

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Santiago Lopez has three new publications on climate and land use

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IAS faculty members Santiago Lopez and Jin-Kyu Jung published “A hybrid-epistemological approach to climate change research: Linking scientific and smallholder knowledge systems in the Ecuadorian Andes” in the journal Anthropocene. Lopez also published “The socio-ecological systems of southeastern Ecuador: Processes and patterns of land use change,” in Nature and Society: Socio-Ecological perspectives on Global Changes in Latin America. Finally, Lopez and IAS alum, Christopher Wright and Paulette Costanza, published “Environmental change in the equatorial Andes: Linking climate, land use, and land cover transformations” in the journal Remote Sensing Applications: Environment and Society

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Christian Anderson, Ben Gardner, Jin-Kyu Jung, Santiago Lopez, and Adam Romero present research at the 2016 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco

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Five IAS faculty members presented at the 2016 meeting of the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, March 29 - April 2. Christian Anderson presented a paper on “performative infrastructure as an urban social force” as part of a session called “outside the wage: spaces, politics, possibilities.” Ben Gardner ...

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