Tag: Post-doctoral Associates

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 […]

Delina Publishes New Paper on Extreme Weather and Social Conflict in the Philippines

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored a paper on the nexus of extreme weather events and social conflict in the Philippines for the Journal of Peacebuilding & Development. The paper, co-authored by Rufa Cagoco-Guiam, a retired professor of at Mindanao State […]

Delina Authors New Article on Energy Transitions in Thailand

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, authored a recent paper titled “Energy democracy in a continuum: Remaking public engagement on energy transitions in Thailand” in the journal Energy Research & Social Science.  In the paper, Delina explores how to achieve sustainable energy transitions “inclusively, fairly, and […]

Pardee Center Establishes Collaborative Effort with Beijing Normal University

John Casellas Connors and Bruce Anderson, a postdoctoral associate and a Faculty Research Fellow, respectively, at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently traveled to Beijing Normal University (BNU) for a week-long visit to develop collaborations with researchers at the Chinese university. During their visit, Connors and Anderson gave talks on […]

Postdoc Laurence Delina Authors New Book on Sustainable Energy Transitions

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored his second book, titled Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries: The challenges of climate change and sustainable development. The book, published by Routledge Press, explores how transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources to renewables occur in […]

John Connors Participates in Experts Workshop on Gerrymandering

John Patrick Connors, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently participated in an interdisciplinary workshop hosted by the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group (MGGG) at Tufts University to study applications of geometry and computing to gerrymandering in the United States. The “Geometry of Redistricting” workshop at […]

Delina Presents Paper on Sustainable Energy Scaling in Developing Countries at Conference in Bonn

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented a paper on sustainable energy transitions in developing countries at a conference in Bonn, Germany. Delina’s paper, titled “Non-state actors’ contributions in meeting mitigation and access challenges in rural Thailand,” explores the global challenges of […]

Delina, Connors Present at AAG Annual Meeting

Laurence Delina and John Patrick Connors, post-doctoral associates at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented their research at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston. Delina presented a paper titled “The Pa Deng Model for rural energy transitions in Thailand: communities, configurations, contestations, and […]