GEOG Seminar Series
The Department of Geographical Sciences' seminars will take place once per month, on Thursdays, at 3:30 p.m. in 1124 LeFrak Hall, unless otherwise noted. Meet & Greet sessions with seminar speakers take place from 3:00 to 3:30 pm. Light refreshments are offered, but in an effort to "Go Green," please bring your own cup or mug for beverages! For further information, or to suggest possible speakers, please contact Katie Holland at email@example.com.
- Thursday, 17 April
Dr. Andrew Crooks
Assistant Professor, Computational Social Science, George Mason University
"GeoSocial Analysis: From Natural Disasters to Protests"
- Thursday, 1 May
Dr. In-Young Yeo
Asst. Professor, Dept of Geographical Sciences, UMD
"Understanding inundation dynamics of forested wetlands and their hydrologic connection to downstream water using the Landsat Historic Recordsand Long-Term Flow Monitoring Data"
PREVIOUS 2014 Seminars
- Thursday, 3 April
Dr. Zhu Liu
Post-doc Research Fellow at Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard
"Revisiting China's carbon emissions"
- Thursday, 13 March
Dr. Eunjee Lee
Post-Doc Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program, Harvard Kennedy School
"An Integrative Approach on the Hydrology, Land-Use, and Climate: Cases for the Amazon and its surrounding area"
- Thursday, 6 March
Dr. Julie Silva
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Geographical Sciences, UMD
"Researching Poverty and Uneven Development from a Geographer's Perspective"
- Thursday, 20 February
Dr. Robert Kennedy
Asst. Professor, Department of Earth & Environment, Boston University
"Adventures in space-time: Landsat time series analyses for fun and profit"
- Thursday, 27 February
Dr. Michael Rawlins
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Geosciences, UMass Amherst
"Recent Trends and Potential Future Trajectories in Arctic Water and Carbon Cycles Under a Warming Climate"
- Thursday, 5 December
Dr. Craig Dilworth
Author and Professor of Philosophy, Uppsala Univeristy, Sweden
"Two Perspectives on the Evolution/Development of Humankind: the 'Standard' View and the Vicious Cycle Principle"
- Thursday, 7 November
Dr. Claire Jantz
Associate Professor of Geography at Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania
"After More than 15 Years with the SLEUTH Urban Growth Model: What we've learned and where we're headed"
- Thursday, 24 October (Co-Sponsored w/ Dept. of Anthropology)
Dr. Barbara Rose Johnston
Sr. Research Fellow, Center for Political Ecology, University of California Santa Cruz
"Climate Change, Human Environmental Rights and Justice"
Location: 1310 Marie Mount Hall
- Thursday, 26 September
Dr. Maria Teresa Alvarez-Martinez
Research Scholar, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, an EU Joint Research Centre
"Gaming, States & Tax Revenues - The Tortoise or the Hare: A CGE Comparative Assessment of Casino Resorts and Racinos"
- Previous Seminars: 2013
- Previous Seminars: 2012
- Previous Seminars: 2011