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Congratulations to Our Graduates!

Posted: May 19, 2014

We would like to extend our congratulations and best wishes for success in future endeavors to our students who completed graduate programs in 2013-2014!

Nancy Aguirre, Ph.D.

Dissertation: “Work streaming / Mainstreaming Gendered Land Use and Land Cover Change (GLUCC): Afro-descendant Communities in the Pacific Region of Colombia”

Matthew LaFevor, Ph.D.

Dissertation: “Conservation Engineering and Agricultural Terracing in the Puebla-Tlaxcala Valley, Mexico”


Niti Mishra, Ph.D.

Dissertation: "Characterizing Ecosystem Structural and Functional Properties in the Central Kalahari using Multi-scale Remote Sensing"


Solange Munoz, Ph.D.

Dissertation: "Squatters and the Right to the City: Waiting for Eviction in Buenos Aires, Argentina"


John Oswald, Ph.D.

Dissertation: “The Social and Spatial Dimensions of Thenic Conflict: Contextualizing the Divided City of Nicosia, Cyprus”

Kathleen Shafer, Ph.D.

Dissertation: "Marfa, Texas: Land and Light"

Justin Laue, M.A.

Masters Thesis: "The Extent of Reductions to Protected Areas in the Brazilian Amazon"

Chris Ulack, Ph.D.

Dissertation: “Iraqi Refugee Resettlement And Integration In The United States: A Perspective From Austin, Texas”


We look forward to following your careers and success!

For informaton about current craduate students, please visit the Graduate Student Profile section. 

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