News Brief from Our Chair Darla Munroe

August 7, 2020
Classrooms ready for social distancing

Our staff have reconfigured our computer labs per social distancing guidelines.

Faculty News:  

Madhumita Dutta, together with the rest of the editorial team, published an editorial, Global Labour Studies in the Pandemic: Notes for an Emerging Agenda in the Global Labor Journal.

Madhumita also organized a book review symposium in AntipodeStories from a Migrant City: Living and Working Together in the Shadow of Brexit.

Alumni News: 

Emily Sambucco (MA, Geog, 2019) is now a Catastrophe Analyst for Liberty Mutual’s Corporate R&D team. She works on catastrophic event modeling and analyses.

Upcoming Events:

Autumn semester classes begin Tuesday, August 25th.

Geography Blog:

Geography PhD Candidate Sohyun Park recently returned from Seoul, South Korea, where she traveled to collect field data for her dissertation. She reflected on conducting interviews during a COVID-19 pandemic in this week's blog post. Fieldwork in a 250 sq ft Studio.

 

Darla Munroe
Professor and Chair