Charles Hale gives the talk as part of the Franklin College Visiting Scholar Program. He holds a joint appointment with the departments of African and African Diaspora Studies and of Anthropology at University of Texas at Austin. Professor Hale’s scholarly interests include identity politics, racism, neoliberalism, and resistance among indigenous peoples of LatinAmerica.
Please join us as we recognize our graduating seniors as well as undergraduate, graduate student and faculty achievements throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.
A catered reception follows next to Baldwin Hall in the Latin American Ethnobotanical Garden.
Please R.S.V.P. To Deb Chasteen at email@example.com.
The University of Arizona Press spring 2017 catalog includes a unique work by Associate Professor Julie Velásquez Runk, Crafting Wounaan Landscapes, Identity, Art and Environmental Governance in Panama's Darién.
A reviewer calls the book “A significant—indeed unique—contribution to the literature on lowland South America. Velásquez Runk's conclusions will define the future of development, conservation, and cultural ecology studies.”
“It’s more than food. It’s life.": Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges Facing Farm to School
Perenniality: Potential and Challenges for Future Sustainable Crop Production.
Assistant Professor Jennifer Birch never misses an opportunity to treat her students as if they are her professional colleagues. Where some teachers may reinforce perceptions that they inhabit a lofty, inaccessible world, Dr. Birch recognizes the value of inviting her students into this world early and often. After all, many of them are on track for careers in academia. When asked to identify the leading factors in her own success, Birch points to the teachers and mentors who built up her confidence by treating her with the same collegial respect and high expectations.
The Behavioral Ecology and Economic Decisions Lab (BEEDL), directed by Dr. Bram Tucker, provides workspace and resources for students interested in economic decision-making and behavior in global contexts.