Panel Talk: Envisioning Sustainable Futures: Environmental Sustainability in Teaching and Research at the University of Hawaiʻi
February 1, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
When & Where
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 from 1pm to 3:30pm
ACCESS Lounge, Dean Hall
About the Talk
Dean Nicholas Comerford, College of Tropical Agriculture, and Dean Denise Konan, College of Social Sciences, open the conversation, which concludes with comments by Michael Bruno, Vice Chancellor for Research and Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic A airs. UH Sustainability Coordinator Matt Lynch will moderate the panel.
About the Panelists
Dr. Carl I. Evensen, Extension Specialist, Environmental Quality, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. Research Focus: Natural resource management and environmental quality, public education, pollution control, water quality, and watershed management.
Dr. Noa Kekuewa Lincoln, Assistant Professor, Department of Tropical Plants and Soil Sciences; and the UHM Biocultural Initiative of the Paci c. Research Focus: Indigenous crops and cropping systems, agriculture, environment, and society, agrarian systems analysis.
Dr. Mehana Vaughan, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, UH Sea Grant and Hui ‘Āina Momona. Research Focus: Local community e orts to care for natural resources, collaborative resource management, contemporary management with indigenous systems, participatory research methods, watershed ecology, and place-based education.
Dr. Lisa Kelley, Post-doctoral Fellow at Santa Clara University, incoming Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, UHM. Research Focus: Political ecology, remote sensing, critical agrarian studies, land use in Southeast Asia.
Dr. Laurel Mei-Singh, Post-doctoral Fellow at Princeton University, incoming Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, UHM. Research Focus: Land and militarization, race and Indigeneity, fences and self-determination, racial capitalism, and the Paci c.
Dr. Sarah Marie Wiebe, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, UHM. Research Focus: Environmental justice, political ecology, public engagement, participatory policy, decolonial futures.