Lecture Archives



2011 - 2012



Fall 2010 Lectures:


Sept 15

Public Acceptance of Wind Energy: Does Perceived Fairness of Process Matter?


Jeremy Firestone
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and the Center for Carbon- Free Power Integration, University of Delaware

Co-Sponsered by the Graduate Ocean Policy Program



Oct 13

Feral Pig Management in Texas: A Landscape Genetics Approach


Johanna Delgado-Acevedo

Department of Geography, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa



Oct 20

Managing Marine Fisheries as a Social-Ecological System


Steven Gray

Department of Natural Resources, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa



Oct 27

Translating Research into Better Decisions about Risk


Melissa Finucane

East-West Center



Nov 10

Religion and the Ideology of Urban Governance: Ahmedabad City, India


Ipsita Chatterjee
Department of Geography, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Dr. Chatterjee's talk is co-sponsored by the Center for South Asian studies



Nov 16

Vertically Challenged—Climate Change in the Third Dimension


Henry Diaz

CIRES, University of Colorado at Boulder

Wednesday, November 16, 3:00 pm



Dec 1

Evolutionary Biogeography of the Red Pencil Urchin in Hawai'i


Stacy Jørgensen

Department of Geography, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa



Dec 9

Are Creative Workers Happier? Evidence from China


Jessie Poon

Department of Geography, University at Buffalo-SUNY

Friday, December 9, 10:00 am in Saunders 704F (SSRI Conference Room)



Spring 2012 Lectures:


Jan 12

Towards finding the world's most endangered forest


Thomas Gillespie

Department of Geography, UCLA



Jan 19

Island to island, global to local: Whiteness and Puerto Rican migration to Hawai'i


Ines Miyares

Department of Geography, Hunter College, City University of New York



Jan 26

Can tigers, pandas, and people coexist? The role of geographers in coupled human-natural systems modeling


Ashton Shortridge

Department of Geography, Michigan State University



Feb 7 Tuesday

Addressing spatial data uncertainty in land use planning


Alan Murray

School of Geographical Science and Urban Planning, Arizona State University



Feb 16

Islands Are the New Continents


Jonathan Price

Department of Geography, University of Hawai'i at Hilo



Mar 08

Pacific antagonisms: Conflicts over environmental governance in New Caledonia


Leah Horowitz

Department of Geography, Hawai'i Pacific University



Apr 5

Colonial urban development and the making of modern disasters


Andrew Rumbach

Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawai'i at Manoa



Apr 12

Rainfall in Hawai'i: Month-year maps and trend analysis from 1920-2007


Abby Frazier

Department of Geography, University of Hawai'i at Manoa