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Recent PhD Anna Revette interviewed by CNN Money

Recent PhD Anna Revette was interviewed by CNN Money about her dissertation research on the cultural politics of lithium production in Bolivia.

Published On: October 1, 2018 |
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Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) receives two large grants

A $500,000 grant from the David and Lucile  Packard Foundation and a $200,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation support EDGI’s work to archive federal environmental data, monitor changes to federal websites, and interview past and present EPA and other staff. EDGI is a 180-person organization which includes faculty members Sara Wylie and Phil…
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Published On: September 24, 2018 |
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Phil Brown was awarded two grants in September on PFAS chemicals

One, a 3-year $500,000 grant from NSF,  “The New Chemical Class Activism: Mobilization Around Per- and Polyfluoralkyl Substances” (with co-PI Alissa Cordner, Whitman College), uses a national database constructed by his lab to analyze community mobilization around contamination, conducts water testing, and studies how people understand and use testing results. The other, a 5-year $2.6…
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Recent PhD and current postdoc Lauren Richer publishes in Social Studies of Science

Lauren Richter, Alissa Cordner, and Phil Brown just published “Non-Stick Science: Sixty Years of Research and (In)Action on Fluorinated Compounds”in  Social Studies of Science,  published online ahead of print.

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Dr. Katrina Zippel interviewed by Nature about her research

Dr. Katrina Zippel was recently interviewed by Nature regarding her research: Top tips for building and maintaining international collaborations.  

Published On: August 31, 2018 |
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Dr. Sara Wylie has been awarded an NSF grant for work developing Open Source Tools for Citizen Science

Congratulations to Dr. Sara Wylie and Dr. Seth Cooper (Computer Science), who have been awarded an NSF grant titled: “CHS: Small: Data-Driven Retention in Crowdsourced Image Analysis and Mapping,”  for work developing Open Source Tools for Citizen Science.

Published On: August 30, 2018 |
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Taylor Harris Braswell publishes on Community Gardening as Ecological Gentrification

Taylor Harris Braswell, “Fresh food, new faces: community gardening as ecological gentrification in St. Louis, Missouri.” is now in press at Agriculture and Human Values. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10460-018-9875-3

Published On: July 19, 2018 |
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Stephanie Clark publishes on speech-Language pathologists knowledge of environmental health

Emily Zimmerman, Catherine Borkowski, Stephanie Clark, and Phil Brown, “Educating Speech-Language Pathologists Working in Early Intervention on Environmental Health.” is now in press at BMC Medical Education.

Published On: June 18, 2018 |
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Ph.D. alumnus Ethel Mickey received the Best Student Paper Award from the CITAMS

Congratulations to recent alumnus Ethel L. Mickey (PhD, 2018) on receiving the Best Student Paper Award from the CITAMS Section (Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology) of the American Sociological Association for her paper titled, ““Doing Gender, Doing Networks: Exploring Individual Networking Strategies in High-Tech.”

Published On: June 5, 2018 |
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PhD Student Mollie Pepper selected Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar 2018-2019

PhD student Mollie Pepper has been selected as a United States Institute of Peace Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar for 2018-2019 for her dissertation project titled, “”We ethnic women are the solution for the conflict”: Gender, Ethnicity, and Power in Myanmar’s Peace Process.”

Published On: May 24, 2018 |
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