Tag: Post-doctoral Associates

Laurence Delina Discusses New Book on Climate Actions at Pardee Center Seminar

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently discussed his newest book, Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation, at a Pardee Center seminar on January 31, 2019. The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, gives an overview of global climate change action and explores ways […]

Delina Gives Lecture on Rapid Climate Mitigation at RISD

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave a lecture titled “Wartime Mobilisation and Rapid Climate Change” hosted by the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies program. The lecture was based in large part on Delina’s first book, Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation (Routledge […]

Delina Convenes Workshop on Sustainable Energy Transitions Research

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently convened a small group of Boston-based academics and practitioners for a full-day workshop at the Pardee Center to explore emerging research opportunities related to making clean energy transitions better. The participants shared their ongoing work and […]

Sullivan-Wiley and Short Gianotti Co-Author Paper on Agricultural Land Management in Uganda

Pardee Center post-doctoral associate Kira Sullivan-Wiley and Faculty Associate Prof. Anne Short Gianotti recently co-authored a paper on agricultural management in eastern Uganda in the journal Land Use Policy.  The paper, titled “Pursuing productivity gains and risk reduction in a multi-hazard landscape: A case study from eastern Uganda,” explores the co-beneficial role that agricultural land […]

Connors and Short Gianotti Receive NSF Grant for Wildlife Management Research

John Patrick Connors (an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University and a former Pardee Center post-doctoral associate) and Anne Short Gianotti (an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment and a Pardee Center Faculty Associate) were recently awarded a $375,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support their […]

Kira Sullivan-Wiley Joins Pardee Center as Post-Doctoral Associate

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University is pleased to welcome Kira Sullivan-Wiley as a post-doctoral associate. Sullivan-Wiley, who was a Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow in 2015, is a behavioral geographer using tools from the spatial and social sciences to better understand human-environment relationships. She uses […]

Postdoctoral Associate Laurence Delina Co-Authors Paper on Energy Access and Sustainable Development

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored a paper with Prof. Benjamin Sovacool laying out an epistemic and governance agenda for advancing sustainable energy transitions and energy access. The article, published in the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, gives an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals and […]

Postdoctoral Associate Laurence Delina Authors New Book on Climate Change Action

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored his third book, titled Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation. The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, gives an overview of global climate change action and explores ways to mobilize groups and individuals to become […]

Pardee Center Invites Applications for Three Post-Doctoral Research Fellows

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University invites applications for three Post-Doctoral Research Fellow appointments starting in the fall of 2018, each for a full-time, two-year term. The Pardee Center is searching for young scientists with strong quantitative skills, and a demonstrated interest in applying them to challenges […]

Connors Gives Talk on Politics of Deer Management at AAG Annual Meeting

John Patrick Casellas Connors, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment, recently gave a talk titled “The Lively Politics of Deer Management in the Suburbs” at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers. Connors’ talk explored […]