Care and the Politics of Reclamation This talk is based on a collaborative project with Brandi T. Summers. We examine Black women’s efforts to reclaim space in response to the […]
Masters of the Wasteland: Zionist Sciences, Bedouin Cultivation, and Arid Zone Development In Israel/Palestine, Zionist actors have often claimed that their state building project would rescue the land and environment […]
Dr. Jonathan Thompson, a senior ecologist at the Harvard Forest, a department of Harvard University, will discuss the "Past, Present, and Future Land-use Regimes of New England" as part of the Marsh Institute’s fall Seminar Series. Thompson's research focuses on long-term and broad-scale changes in forest ecosystems, with an emphasis on quantifying how land use — including harvest, conversion, and land protection — affects forest ecosystem processes and services. He is the principal investigator for the Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and involving more than 100 scientists and students investigating the dynamics of the New England landscape. He also leads the New England Landscape Futures project.