Department of Geography and the Environment

Ph.D. Student Gregory Schwartz Invited to Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society

Thu, May 1, 2014

The Department of Geography and the Environment is pleased to congratulate Ph.D. student Gregory Schwartz for being invited and admitted to Phi Kappa Phi national academic honor society.  Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. His invitation was merited by academic performance, for achieving a 4.0 GPA in graduate school.

Gregory Schwartz has a B.A. in Geography & Spanish from UC Berkeley, and a M.S. in Geography from UW Madison. He was a 2013 Veselka Scholar, and recently presented his research at a department colloquium titled “Carving Out Space for Female Land Users in Costa  Rica.” His research interests include Latin America (Costa Rica), development, environmental conservation, gender, deforestation, and neoliberalism.

For more information about Gregory Schwartz’s research, you can view his graduate student profile.

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