Spring 2005 Institutions News Archive

Congratulations to David S. Brown for his promotion, with tenure, to Associate Professor of Political Science.


The Political Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) held a conference with the theme " Political Geography: Retrospect and Prospect ," April 3-5, 2005 in Boulder prior to the Association of American Geographers Annual Meetings in Denver, CO, April 6-9. There were about sixty attendees from around the world.

Two of PEC's graduate students took part in the conference, Clionadh Raleigh presented "Introducing ACLED: An armed conflict location and event database" and Marco Antonsich chaired the session Geopolitics, Territoriality, and Terror.

The conference was organized by John O'Loughlin and Lynn Staeheli and sponsored by the Institute of Behavioral Science, Council on Research and Creative Work, and the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado; and Elsevier Science Publishers.


Several members of the Political and Economic Change Program participated in the Association of American Geographers Annual Meetings in Denver, CO, April 5-9:

John O'Loughlin presented the Military Geography Specialty Group Plenary Lecture, and he organized and introduced the Political Geography Specialty Group/Elsevier Science Annual Plenary Lecture. In addition, he presented the paper "The Political Geography of Civil Wars."

Edward Greenberg was a discussant at the Political Geography Specialty Group/Elsevier Science Annual Plenary Lecture.

Ian Feinhandler present the paper "Hills and Plains: The Electoral Geography of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, India, 1991."

Daniel Trudeau organized and chaired the session Becoming an Academic Human Geographer, and he presented the paper "Immigration and the Construction of American Citizenship in the Shadow State: evidence from Minneapolis- St. Paul." Trudeau was a panelist at the session Writing Proposals and Finding Funding for Qualitative Research in Geography.