Spotlight: Dr. Matthew LaFevor

Dr. Matthew LaFevor’s research examines agriculture and conservation engineering in Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. He is beginning his second year as assistant professor in the Department of Geography, having recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He has spent much […]

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Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Praskievicz

Dr. Sarah Praskievicz is a hydrologist who studies rivers and climate change in order to examine river flows to help predict flooding and analyze the environmental impacts of water policies. She has been a theme leader at the National Water Center’s Summer Institute for the past two summers and is in her third year as […]

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Spotlight: Dr. Bobby Wilson

Dr. Bobby Wilson researches the way geographical space can be used to shape human lives, then applies that information toward promoting social justice and fighting racism. “Race has a geographical dimension,” said Wilson, a professor of geography at UA. “Space is often used to define social patterns, to make a statement, to exhibit power. There […]

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