Tag: Summer Fellows

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program

Application deadline: Monday, March 12, 2018 Download application instructions Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program, which offers graduate students from across Boston University an opportunity for intensive interdisciplinary research and writing on topics aligned with the broad research interests of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study […]

Former Summer Fellow Presents Pardee Center Research at Annual Conference on South Asia

Calynn Dowler, a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology and a 2017 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented a paper at the 46th Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, Wisconsin. Dowler’s paper, titled “Migration and Environment in India’s Sundarbans Islands: Linking Public […]

New Paper: “Governance Issues in China’s Food Sufficiency vs. Virtual Water Debate”

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 “Governance Issues in China’s Food Sufficiency vs. Virtual Water Debate,” was written by Junda Jin, a 2015 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow and a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at Boston University. Rapid […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Session Comes to an End

The 2017 session of the Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows program concluded on Friday, August 4 as the Summer Fellows submitted their final research papers. The eight BU graduate students spent 10 weeks at the Pardee Center, conducting research and writing papers as well as participating in a series of lunch meetings with Boston University […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet with Prof. Pallab Mozumder

On July 31, the Graduate Summer Fellows had their ninth and final faculty lunch discussion of the session with Prof. Pallab Mozumder, an Associate Professor of Earth & Environment and Economics at Florida International University and a recently appointed Sabbatical Scholar at the Pardee Center from August 2017 through May 2018. Prof. Mozumder spoke about his educational background, from […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet with Faculty Fellow Suchi Gopal

On July 26, the Graduate Summer Fellows had a lunch discussion with Suchi Gopal, a professor of Earth & Environment and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Prof. Gopal talked about her career path and her wide range of research interests, including GIS and remote sensing, artificial intelligence, spatial analysis […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet With The Conversation‘s Environment Editor

The Graduate Summer Fellows recently had a lunch discussion with Jennifer Weeks, the Environment and Energy Editor at The Conversation, a non-profit online publication featuring articles written by academics and intended for the general public. Weeks gave an overview of the origin of The Conversation, which began in Australia and now has editions in Africa, Canada, […]

Summer Fellows Participate in Game Session with Visiting Fellow Pablo Suarez

Pablo Suarez, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, hosted an interactive game session with the Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows on July 18. Suarez facilitated a series of activities with the Fellows designed to demonstrate the value of participatory games for contextualizing risk, probability, preparation, and […]