Professor Emeritus Terry S. Reynolds (SS) authored a paper titled “Muting Labor Discontent: Paternalism on the Michigan Iron Ranges,” in Upper Country: A Journal of Lake Superior Studies (v. 3, 2015, pp. 5-28). It can be accessed online.
Chelsea Schelly (SS) has a chapter, titled “How policy frameworks shape environmental practice: Three cases of alternative dwelling,” in the newly published book “Putting Sustainability into Practice: Applications and Advances in Research on Sustainable Consumption” edited by Emily Huddart Kennedy, Maurie J. Cohen and Naomi T. Krogman and released by Edward Elgar Publishing.
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Professor Nancy Langston wrote an Op-Ed piece in the January 28, 2016 Yale Environment 360 online edition. The piece, Beyond the Oregon Protests: The Search for Common Ground, was written following the arrests and violence earlier this week in connection with the armed takeover of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.
She is the author of a history of Malheur Refuge titled “Where Land and Water Meet: A Western Landscape Transformed.”
Since the takeover earlier this month, Langston has been interviewed by dozens of media outlets including the New York Times, Mother Jones, the Denver Post, National Public Radio, the Washington Post and the Oregonian, among many others.
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Associate Professor Adam Wellstead (SS) co-authored a paper titled “Alberta’s Oil Sands Reclamation Policy Trajectory: The Role of Tense Layering, Policy Stretching and Policy Patching in Long-Term Policy Dynamics” in the Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Read the paper here.
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Nancy Langston, Professor of Environmental History, authored the article “In Oregon, Myth Mixes With Anger” published in the January 6, 2016 edition of The New York Times. The article focuses on the history of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Langston’s book, “Where Land and Water Meet“, which examines the history of Malheur and wildlife refuges in the West, was quoted on the January 5, 2016 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah in the piece titled “Land Wars: Armed Standoff in Oregon”.
The Industrial Archaeology Summer 2015 Field School participated in excavation work at the Ransom Smelter on Isle Royale National Park. Their work was captured in the production titled Beneath the Wilderness: Revisiting Isle Royale’s Industrial Past from Ravenswood Media.
Video Summary: Seth DePasqual, Cultural Resources Manager National Park Service, partners with a team of industrial archeologists from Michigan Technological University to uncover a 19th century smelter on Isle Royale National Park. Known primarily as a wilderness area, Isle Royale was, for a short time, the center of copper mining in the United States. The National Park Service provides the student archeologists with a valuable experience in industrial archeology while gathering important information for park visitors about the island’s gritty industrial past.
Melissa Baird, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, co-authored the article “Introduction: The Pilbara Crisis” and authored the article “Aboriginal Country and the New Hetirage Landscapes of the Pilbara” published December 17, 2015 in Cultural Anthropology. This article is part of the series The Pilbara Crisis: Resource Frontiers in Western Australia.