Category: 2019

2018 Summer Fellow Ariana Gunderson Presents Research at “Puppet Slam”

Ariana Gunderson, a 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow, was one of seven graduate students from across Boston University who participated in a “puppet slam” on April 18 as part of an experimental course called “Thinking Through Puppets and Performing Objects” developed by Pardee Center Faculty Associate Felice Amato. The HUB course, a collaboration between […]

Emily Klein Joins Pardee Center as Senior Post-Doctoral Associate

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University is pleased to welcome Emily Klein as a senior post-doctoral associate. Broadly, Emily is interested in better understanding the dynamics, structure, and resilience of coupled human-natural systems through time and space, and how that knowledge can guide decisions and policies […]

Pamela Templer Elected as an Ecological Society of America Fellow

Pamela Templer, a Professor in the Department of Biology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently elected as a 2019 Ecological Society of America (ESA) Fellow. The ESA fellows program was established in 2012 to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions to ecological […]

Special Lecture: “The Environmental Science & Policy Impacts of Remote Sensing on Governance & Land Use in Tropical Forests”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Land Use and Livelihoods Initiative at the Global Development Policy Center invite you to attend an upcoming keynote lecture titled “The Environmental Science & Policy Impacts of Remote Sensing on Governance & Land Use in Tropical Forests.” The keynote is part […]

Sullivan-Wiley, Short Gianotti, and Connors Co-author Paper on Participatory Vulnerability Mapping

Kira Sullivan-Wiley, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is the lead author of a recent paper titled “Mapping vulnerability: Opportunities and limitations of participatory community mapping.” The paper, published in the journal Applied Geography, is co-authored by Anne Short Gianotti, a Pardee Center Faculty Associate and Associate […]

Delina Authors Book Chapter on Politics of Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored a chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Energy Politics titled “The Politics of Energy and Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.” In his chapter, Delina explores the politics surrounding the 7th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG7), which calls for […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar on the Future of Work

On April 11, the Frederick S. Pardee Center hosted a seminar titled “The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change.” The panel discussion was convened by Ellen Ruppel Shell (Pardee Center Faculty Associate, and Professor and Co-Director of the Graduate Program in Science Journalism), and included Patricia Cortes (Associate Professor of Markets, […]

Les Kaufman Co-authors New Paper on Armed Conflict and Fisheries in the Lake Victoria Basin

Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor in the Department of Biology, co-authored a recent paper on the growing risk of conflict within fisheries systems, specifically in the Lake Victoria basin. The paper, titled “Armed conflict and fisheries in the Lake Victoria basin,” […]

Post-doctoral Associate Qi Zhang Publishes Paper on Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs in China

Qi Zhang, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently published a paper on the effects of “payments for ecosystem services” (PES) policies in China. The paper, titled “Rural household income distribution and inequality in China: Effects of payments for ecosystem services policies and other factors,” was […]

New Paper: “Agricultural Diversity Across Scales: Key to Building a Resilient Global Food System”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has published a new paper in its Issues in Brief series. The paper, titled “Agricultural Diversity Across Scales: Key to Building a Resilient Global Food System,” was written by John Patrick Casellas Connors, a Pardee Center post-doctoral associate from 2015-2018 and currently an Assistant Professor in the […]