Archive for August, 2013

PhD alumnus selected for The Resilience Academy

Vivek Prasad, a PhD graduate of the Department of Environmental Science & Policy, has been selected for the first two Resilience Academy sessions, to be held in Bangladesh (2013) and Munich (2014). The theme for Resilience Academy 2013 is: exploring livelihood resilience.  This first Resilience Academy will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 16-21 September, 2013. The Resilience […]

Study abroad students published by African Wildlife Foundation

Ryan Valdez, a PhD student in the Department of Environmental Science & Policy who studies the ecological response of group ranching in Kenya, is the faculty director for the Mason study abroad course Kenya Ecology and Conservation. During the last course in the winter of 2013, Valdez approached the African Wildlife Foundation about publishing his […]

Greenovation Summer 2013 is here

  The Summer 2013 issue of the ESP Newsletter, Greenovation, has been released.  Check it out now!

PhD student receives Fulbright Award

Ashley Milton, a PhD student in the Department of Environmental Science & Policy, has received a Fulbright award for her dissertation project, “Forest Resilience for Sustaining Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services.”  Her research focuses on how the people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are affected by deforestation, logging, fuel wood harvesting, and settlement creation. Milton […]