New book edited by Dr. Jeffrey Cohen

January 19, 2016
Conflict Insecurity and Mobility book cover

The studies collected in this edited book offer evidence to our argument that migration does not provide an ultimate response to insecurities in the home countries or conflicts in traditional destinations; instead as hinted in some of the contributions, migration shifts the balance of power and

Eliza Gardiner awarded a Borlaug Fellowship in Global Food Security

January 11, 2016
Global Food Security image

Congratulations go to Eliza Gardiner, who has been awarded a Borlaug Fellowship in Global Food Security, which funds her dissertation research, Impacts of Social Relations on the Privatization of Communal Land and Implications for Food Security in Burkina Faso, and a semeste

New book by Professor Julie Field

November 3, 2015
Abundance and Resilience book cover

Published September 2015 (University of Hawaii Press)

Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Edited by Julie S. Field (Ohio State University) and Michael W. Graves (University of New Mexico)