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Connors and Janetos Author Book Chapter on Impacts of Potential Regional Crop Failures on Global Land Use

John Patrick Casellas Connors, an Assistant Professor of Geography at Texas A&M University and a Pardee Center post-doctoral associate from 2015-2018, is the lead author of a chapter in a new book titled Extreme Events and Climate Change: A Multidisciplinary Approach. The chapter, titled “Agricultural Losses in a Telecoupled World,” was posthumously co-authored by Prof. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Janetos to Help Convene Second Annual GlobalFood+ Speed Talks Symposium

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is serving on the Organizing Committee for the second annual GlobalFood+ Speed Talks Symposium to be hosted by the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. The symposium will take place at the Behrakis Auditorium of the Jaharis […]

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 […]

Janetos Takes Part in USDA Meeting on Multiple Breadbasket Failure

Prof. Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently participated in a day-long meeting on multiple breadbasket failure sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, the U.S. Geospatial Agency, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service. The meeting was held at the USDA’s […]

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 […]

John Patrick Connors Co-authors Paper on Food System Sustainability

John Patrick Connors, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored a paper titled “Identifying attributes of food system sustainability: emerging themes and consensus” published in the journal Agriculture and Human Values.  In the paper, the authors identify five attributes of food system sustainability – diversity, […]