In this issue: Striking a Balance: A National Assessment of Economic Development Incentives; Cultivating Hope: Global Change and Local Food Production in Dominica; Tift Merritt and the Lyrical Language of History and Place; Conversations at Hickerson House: Xiaodong Chen and … Continued
Gabriela Valdivia, associate professor of geography, examines the political ecology of natural resource governance: how states, firms and civil society appropriate and transform resources to meet their interests, and how capturing and putting resources to work transforms cultural and ecological … Continued
Tunnels, corridors and cables – conduits that can become “chokepoints” – places where malfunction, blockage or strategic pressure constrict the flows and connections of human systems. In 2016, CURS Faculty Fellows Townsend Middleton and Gabriela Valdivia convened a group of … Continued
How can tree ring records tell us a 500-year-old history of drought on the U.S. West Coast? Shouldn’t new school siting be connected to transportation and land use planning? Read about research on these subjects and more here!