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Graduate students shine at APCG Palm Springs Conference

Congratulations to University of Oregon Geography graduate students Jewell Bollinger, Christine Caroline, and Zackery Thill who won awards at the recent Association of Pacific Coast Geographers conference in Palm Springs, California on October 21-24, 2015.

Jewell received a Margaret Trussell Scholarship for Graduate Students for her paper “Politics of Sustainability in Prison: Supporting Inmate Voices through Non-Hierarchical Research Strategies.”

Christine won the Tom McKnight and Joan Clemens Award for Excellence in Area Studies for her paper “Lough Neagh: A Contested or Co-operative Space in Post Conflict Northern Ireland?

Zack received a Travel Grant to present his paper “Silencing Controversy? Environmental Knowledge Production on the Oilsands of Northern Alberta.