The Center for Global Studies Graduate Research Symposium

Research Symposium
Nov 02, 2011
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
124 Sparks

The Center for Global Studies' first Graduate Research Symposium showcased the findings of the research abroad conducted by Penn State graduate students with the support of the Center. The disciplines represented range from adult education to visual art and ecology, connected by the focus on the global dynamics shaping each field.

Brief research presentations by:

Katharine Reed Allen, College of Communication

“Generation Y and Transnational Advocacy Network Model: Communicating Dissent from Cuba?”

Maureen Biermann, Department of Geography

“Funding Adaptation as Development: Tanzania’s Engagement with UN Policy”

Roberta Chapman, Department of Art History

“Paris of the South: Buenos Aires”

Ashlee Laura Dere, Department of Geosciences

“Shale Weathering Rates at the Plynlimon Forest, Wales”

Julianne Hagarty, Department of Geosciences

“Land Use, Water Quality, and Incidence of Buruli Ulcer in Gold-Mining Regions of Ghana”

Jessica Heckert, Program in Demography, Human Development, and Family Studies 

“Youth Migration and Youth Transitions: The Haitian Experience”

Andrei Israel , Department of Geography and Women’s Studies

“Learning in Places: Embodying and Situating Knowledge through Field-based Education”

K. P. Joo, College of Education

“Globalization, the Development of Korea National Open University, and Adults’ Learner Resistance”

Cassi Knight, Department of Geosciences

“Biogeography of Ancient Southern Rainforest Lineages”

Eric L. Welch, History, Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies

“The Recent Excavations at Tell es-Safi, Israel”

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