January 2017

Santiago Lopez has three new publications on climate and land use

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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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) faculty, staff, and students participate in the Womxn’s March on Seattle

On Saturday January 21, 2017, Seattle was one of at least 670 cities around the world where folks turned out en masse to denounce the Trump administration’s misogyny, xenophobia, racism, queer phobia, ableism, and general disregard for marginalized communities. GWSS faculty and students marched with friends, family, and allies, declaring intersectional resistance to the Trump administration’s anti-women, anti-queer, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, and anti-people of color policies. Check out this ...

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Forbes names Jacob Allen “30 Under 30 Who Are Changing the World in Education”

IAS alum Jacob Allen (’12, Society, Ethics & Human Behavior) is the CEO and Co-Founder of pilotED Schools, an after school program with curriculum focused on sociological identity, academic excellence, and civic engagement.  The program has been so successful ...

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Silvia Ferreira publishes in Journal of Arabic Literature

IAS faculty member Silvia Ferreira published “Confessions and Indiscretions: Translating the Self in the Southern Mahjar” in the latest issue of the Journal of Arabic Literature...

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Abigail Echo-Hawk discusses indigenous research as storytelling on Red Talks

Alum Abigail Echo-Hawk (’09, MA in Policy Studies; ’07, American Studies) shared her approach to research with indigenous populations on “Red Talks"...

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