Tag Archives: Alaska

Whirlwind successfully completed: Sustainability symposium, Journal Special Issue 1st reviews, Alaska research trip

It has been an eventful time since my last post, mostly dominated by¬†organizing the “Social Institutions and Sustainability” symposium on campus at Wayne State University, first level of reviewing submissions for a special issue of Critical Sociology journal, and my recently concluded research trip to Fairbanks, Alaska. Advertisements

Presented on Communicative Complexities of Resource Management in Alaska – Humanities Center Conference

I was thrilled this week to present some emerging vignettes from my research in Alaska at the “Survival”-themed conference organized by¬†Wayne State University’s Humanities Center, as part of its Faculty Fellowships Program. Having received a fellowship for 2014-2015 that helped fund my work in Alaska on resource management policy, I looked forward to sharing some […]

Climate change response in Alaska: “Do, but don’t talk”?

The other day, I read a news report about how Siberian policymakers are “lukewarm” about the impacts of global warming — or, more accurately, Russian policymakers are lukewarm, whereas local Siberian scientists are sounding the alarm — and it reminded me of the interesting rhetorical response to the same issue in Alaska, a U.S. state […]