Congratulations to Melissa Baird. Baird was appointed to the Executive Committee (Secretariat Officer) of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS—an international network of heritage scholars and practitioners. Read more.
Adam Wellstead published “Plus ça Change, Plus C’est La Meˆme Chose?,” a review of Paul Sabatier’s ‘‘An Advocacy Coalition Framework of Policy Change and the Role of Policy-oriented Learning Therein’’ in Policy Sciences.
Audrey Mayer (SS, SFRES) was featured on an American Institute of Biological Sciences Biosciences podcast, talking about landscape ecology and its role in policy-making. See here.
Roman Sidortsov recently published an article, “At the Crossroads of Policy Ambitions and Political Reality: Reflections on the Prospects of LNG Development in Russia” in OGEL (Oil, Gas, and Energy Law) 4 (2017), in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
Angie Carter presented research at the annual Women, Food and Agriculture Network conference held this year in Madison, Wisconsin November 2nd-5th. She joined Monica White (assistant professor of environmental justice at UW-Madison), Savi Horne (executive director of Land Loss Prevention), and LaDonna Redmond (Diversity and Community Engagement Manager at the Seward Community Co-Op in Minneapolis and founder for Campaign for Food Justice Now) on a panel moderated by Ahna Kruzic from Food First. The panel shared research and history of the movement for land justice in the United States. Carter spoke about her chapter “Changes on the Land: Gender and the Power of Alternative Social Networks” published last summer in the book Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons in the United States, an anthology edited by Food First and also published as an issue brief last spring.
Chelsea Schelly, Joshua Pearce, and Edward P. Louie (who completed an MS in Environmental and Energy Policy at Michigan Tech) published a new article, “Examining interconnection and net metering policy for distributed generation in the United States,” which was published in Renewable Energy Focus.
John Baeten, Don Lafreniere, Laura Rouleau, Sarah Scarlett, and Dan Trepal attended and presented papers at the 2017 Social Science History Association Conference in Montreal, Quebec. Papers include:
- J. Baeten, N. Langston, D. Lafreniere. Navigating Impaired Waters: Water Quality Legacies of Historic Iron Mining in Minnesotas Mesabi Range.
- L. Rouleau. Gendering Privacy: Public School Lockerrooms in the Early 20th Century.
- D. Lafreniere, S. Scarlett, D. Trepal, J. Arnold. Capturing and Contextualizing History- Using Public Participatory Historical GIS to Build a Spatial Data Infrastructure of Historical Landscapes and Environments.