Interests:Research focuses on intersection of gender, development, environment, and globalization, with a specific focus on the social and socio-environmental consequences of a large-scale World Bank funded dam development project in Lesotho, Southern Africa.
Interests:sustainability, culture and development, politics of culture, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia and Argentina
Affiliated Departments:Environmental Studies, Geography, Latin American Studies, Women's And Gender Studies
Interests:Neoliberal and "post-neoliberal" models of economic development on communities and environment in Latin America and the U.S. Sustainable community development projects in indigenous territories in Bolivia (e.g. extraction of Copaibo oil, Babassu/Cuzi oil)
Interests:Globalization and the State, Political Economy,War & Conflict, Migrant & Refugee Crises, Radicalization, Political Islam, Middle East & North Africa (focus on Egypt and Syria). Fieldwork in Egypt, Palestine, Jordan and Turkey.