space, place and environment

Current faculty research involves the study of political, human, and historical ecology (Fay, Stanton); tourism and globalization (Ness, Schwenkel); land and sovereignty (Fay, Nah); land use and resources (Fay); landscape, spatial organization, and memory (Nah, Ness, Ossman, Schwenkel, Stanton, Tsukamoto); social construction of “place” (Nah); emplacement/displacement (Nah); landscape and settlement (Becker, Fay, Stanton, Tsukamoto); agriculture and agricultural symbolism (Becker, Fay, Taube); conservation, sustainability, and environmentalism (Fay, Moses, Ness); urbanization and infrastructure (Nah, Ossman, Schwenkel).