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Call for Proposals: 2017 CICR Faculty Research Development Grant

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One award of up to $2,000 The purpose of this grant is to support the development of integrative research (individual or collaborative) led by CICR affiliates on conservation, sustainability, or environmental change. Most activities that can demonstrably contribute to the establishment or enhancement of integrative research will be considered. Research activities should include a strong … More ›

Dr. Sonia Hernandez receives Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

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Dr. Sonia Hernandez was selected as one of three recipients of the 2017 Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, known as “the university’s highest early career teaching honor.”  Read the complete story here. Dr. Hernandez is Associate Professor of Wildlife Disease, in a shared position between the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources … More ›

Puneet Dwivedi

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Background: Dr. Puneet Dwivedi is working as an Assistant Professor of Sustainability Sciences at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources since October 1, 2013. Before becoming a faculty at the University of Georgia, Dr. Dwivedi was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2012-2013) and Yale … More ›

Sustainability Summit at UGA

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The first ever Sustainability Summit at UGA was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in the Jackson St. Building. This free, day-long event combined CICR’s 3rd Annual Sustainability Science Symposium with the Office of Sustainability’s Semester in Review. In addition, on Monday December 5, there was a free EcoFocus Film Festival Screening of “The Burden: Fossil Fuel, … More ›

Brian Orland

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Brian Orland, FASLA, FCELA, is the initial Rado Family Foundation/UGAF Professor of Geodesign in the UGA College of Environment+Design and is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University.  He joined UGA in 2015.  He holds degrees in Architecture (Manchester), and in Landscape Architecture (Arizona).   His teaching and research focus on environmental perception, … More ›

Meredith Welch-Devine

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Meredith Welch-Devine is the Director of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs at the UGA Graduate School and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology. Dr. Welch-Devine conducts research and teaches in the broad area of human-environment interactions. In addition to teaching in the Integrative Conservation Ph.D. program, she regularly teaches courses and leads workshops on … More ›

Three CICR Faculty Affiliates receive 2016 UGA Research Awards

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CICR congratulates Drs. Vanessa Ezenwa, Jenna Jambeck, and Thomas Mote – all three faculty members were recently named recipients of UGA’s 2016 Research Awards. Follow these links to read more about their award-winning research: Dr. Vanessa Ezenwa, Creative Research Medal 2016 Dr. Jenna Jambeck, Creative Research Medal 2016 Dr. Thomas Mote, Distinguished Research Professor 2016

Dr. Kendra McSweeney will deliver spring CICR Eminent Scholar lecture

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Dr. Kendra McSweeney, professor in the department of geography at The Ohio State University, will give the spring 2016 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Friday, March 25th at 3:30pm in the Ecology Auditorium. Talk title and abstract are included below. “Grounding traffic: how the cocaine commodity chain embeds in Central America’s protected spaces” Abstract: How illicit commodity chains ’embed’ … More ›

Dr. Gary Grossman to testify before House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dr. Gary Grossman, professor of animal ecology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and CICR faculty affiliate, is scheduled to provide expert testimony on the effects of predation on endangered salmon at 10:00am EST Wednesday, February 10, 2016. UPDATE 2/23/16: Video of this event is available at http://naturalresources.house.gov/videos/?VideoID=eEB3dnDmsBc.

Deepak Mishra

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Deepak Mishra is an associate professor in Geography at the University of Georgia (UGA). Dr. Mishra received a PhD in Natural Resources from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and then worked at the University of New Orleans, Mississippi State University before joining the UGA in 2012. Dr. Mishra’s research focuses on remote sensing application to … More ›