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Associate Professor of Geography and International Studies at the University of Wyoming

‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Geoff Boyce in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time.‘ Geoff’s review article argues for examining the centrality of time to spatialized modes of control in immigration policing. … Continue reading

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‘Political geographical perspectives on settler colonialism’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Stepha Velednitsky, Sara Hughes, and Rhys Machold in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Political geographical perspectives on settler colonialism.’ The review article provides a comprehensive survey of tendencies, past and present, at the … Continue reading

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Troubling Latin/America in the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography

The January 2020 issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG) came on the heels of the successful meeting of its parent organization the Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) in Antigua, Guatemala, where we were celebrating 50 years … Continue reading

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SCRIPTS conference at University of Wyoming — Global Leadership Crisis, Rising Inequalities, and Culture Wars

Colleagues from the Freie Universität Berlin, who are affiliated with the School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies at the University of Wyoming are organizing a conference titled Global Leadership Crisis, Rising Inequalities, and Culture Wars: Contestations of the … Continue reading

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Free access to “‘To see things in an objective light’: the Dakota Access Pipeline and the ongoing construction of settler colonial landscapes”

Journal of Cultural Geography is providing free access to my co-authored article with Guillaume Proulx, previously described in this post from last year. The map, above, is part of the article. This work comes from our ongoing collaboration on settler … Continue reading

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‘Heritage and the Middle East’ in the political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass recently published Timur Hammond (Syracuse University) in the political geography section, on the intersection of heritage/memory studies and urban political geography, particularly for making sense of urbanization, the urban form, and the production of urban space in the … Continue reading

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‘Postcolonial geographies and colonialism’s mutations’ in the political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass recently published Ishan Ashutosh (Indiana University) in the political geography section, on the enduring relevance of scholarship at the intersection of post-colonial theory and political geography for understanding dynamics in our contemporary world, in this case, in South … Continue reading

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Free access to “Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s ‘historic’ election”

Political Geography is providing free access to my guest editorial with Oliver  Hernández Lara, previously described in this post from earlier this year, which emerges from our work on ‘landscapes of disappearance’ in the Mexico City urban region.

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Geography Awareness Week at University of Wyoming, with keynote talk by Bradley Garrett

The Geography Club at the University of Wyoming has organized a week of programming for Geography Awareness Week. The national theme this year is “Inspiring the Spirit of Exploration.” Our work at UW complements that theme. A flier for our … Continue reading

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Our co-authored chapter on placemaking and location-based mobile gameplay

Another collaboration that began in the same iteration of my American Landscapes course as an article about which I posted earlier today resulted in a published chapter, earlier this year, as part of The Pokémon Go Phenomenon: Essays on Public … Continue reading

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