Travis is working on a project studying how streams change the form of carbon and other nutrients. He has set up experiments where he manipulates the chemistry of small streams and tracks changes along the waterway.
Values & Theory Core
A key part of Lori's current research agenda explores natural resources and rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. The Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance Site in rural South Africa has served as the primary study setting for this work.
Environmental Social Science
Shawn Olson is a PhD student in the environment and community section of Utah State University, investigating community perceptions of and social conflicts over the siting of industrial-scale renewable energy facilities in the rural American West.
Shawn received her ENVS MS in 2013 and is the co-author of two books: Defending Wild Washington: A Citizen’s Action Guide and Community and Copper in a Wild Land.