The workshop will meet 10:30 am nearly every other Wednesday in Room 1101 of the Art/Sociology Building.
We hope you will join us for another excellent semester!
September 2 – Richard Moss, Joint Global Change Research Institute. "Bringing Values and Context Into Climate Change Decision Making: New Challenges for Assessment"
September 16 – Marina Malamud, Scientific and Technological Research Council in Argentina (co-sponsored by the Center for Research on Military Organization). “Resource Based Conflicts in Latin America: from Border Disputes to Internal Battles for Land Control.”
September 30 – Dana R. Fisher, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland- College Park. “The People’s Climate March as an Example of Social Movement Accretion”
October 14 – Gabriela Vaz Rodrigues, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland- College Park. "A Sample-Based Estimation of Tree Cover Change in Haiti Between 2002 and 2010"
*This project received funding through the PSE Graduate Research and Travel Grant
October 28 – Krystal Jones, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC). “‘Agricultural Production as a Socio-Ecological System: Examples of Seeds, Foodsheds and the New Green Revolution for Africa”
November 4 – TBA
November 18 – Melissa A. Kenney, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC). “Indicators: Are They Useful for Decision-Making?”
December 2 – Jenny J. Preece, College of Information Studies. “Motivating Participation in Citizen Science: What Works and What Doesn't Work”