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:culture and development, culturally sustainable development, identity and community, political legitimation, multiple forms of modernity, primary field work in West Africa, secondary field work in Indonesia
Office Hours:Mondays and Wednesdays 1:45pm-2:45pm, and by appointment final exam week (Winter 2020)
Teaching Level:Doctoral, Masters, Undergraduate
Affiliated Departments:Environmental Studies, Geography, Latin American Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Interests:Neoliberal and "post-neoliberal" models of economic development on communities and environment in Latin America and the U.S. Sustainable community projects in Indigenous territories in Bolivia (e.g. extraction of Copaibo oil, Babassu/Cuzi oil)