Matthew Turner: UW Center for Environmental Politics' Duck Family Colloquium Series
Matthew Turner: UW Center for Environmental Politics' Duck Family Colloquium Series
WhenFriday, Nov 8, 2019, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Campus locationGowen Hall (GWN)
Campus room1A, Olson Room
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Description

The UW Center for Environmental Politics' Duck Family Colloquium Series welcomes Matthew Turner, Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Turner will be presenting a talk titled, "Climate Proofing the Sahel: The Knowledge Politics Surrounding the Causation of Impoverishment" on Friday, November 8th from 12:00 to 1:30 in Gowen 1A.

Matthew Turner is a professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He takes a political ecology approach to understanding agrarian change across a wide range of social and biophysical dimensions.  His work has been primarily been in the Sudano-Sahelian region of West Africa with a particular focus on the relationships among environmental governance, food security and environmental change. With training in the ecological and social sciences, he has contributed to advancements interdisciplinary and mixed methods while advocating for critical perspectives on scientific practice. More recent work is concerned with the climate change vulnerability, Trans-Saharan labor migration, pastoral mobility, and the inter-and intra-household variation in food security.

For additional information please contact Christianna Parr (parr182@uw.edu).

Linkdepts.washington.edu…
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