Emily Yeh

Emily Yeh Named College Professor of Distinction

April 1, 2024

Emily Yeh has been named Professor of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of her exceptional service, teaching and research. This revered title is reserved for scholars and artists of national and international acclaim who college peers also recognize as exceptionally talented teachers and colleagues. Honorees...

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Emily Yeh: Campus Sustainability Award and Phi Beta Kappa Society Visiting Scholar

April 20, 2023

Emily Yeh Wins Campus Sustainability Awards and “Green Faculty” Title The University of Colorado recognizes outstanding efforts toward continuing the leadership and legacy of sustainability at CU Boulder. Since 1997 the Annual Campus Sustainability Awards have recognized individuals, departments, and offices that have made a significant contribution to reducing the...

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Emily Yeh named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

March 9, 2023

CU Boulder geography professor to visit other campuses, join classroom lectures and seminars and give major lectures open to the host campus’ community Emily Yeh, professor of geography at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 2023-24, the academic honor society has...

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COP27: Power and (in)justice in global climate governance

Geography PhD student Emma Loizeaux and professor Emily Yeh (photo R.) both attended the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt in November 2022 as part of a collaborative event ethnography project on “Power and (in)justice in global climate governance.” Emma was there during Week 1 and Emily during Week...

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Emily Yeh & Emma Loizeaux to attend world’s largest climate conference

Nov. 3, 2022

Starting Nov. 6, representatives from 197 countries and hundreds of activists, scientists and industry representatives will gather in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference. This year’s event, known as COP27 (27th annual Conference of Parties), marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the U.N...

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AAG Best Paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship

Feb. 23, 2022

Emily Yeh 's paper was awarded “AAG-Kaufmann Best Paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship” for 2022. The cultural politics of new Tibetan entrepreneurship in contemporary China: Valorisation and the question of neoliberalism Abstract: Over the past decade, new forms of Tibetan entrepreneurship have emerged and proliferated in China, at the intersection...

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American Association of Geographers

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is the national scholarly association to which the most geographers – including professors, undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals - in the US belong. Founded in 1904, it has members from over 100 countries and its total membership has fluctuated over the past two...

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Fair Redistricting and Community Engagement: How to get involved in Colorado’s Independent Redistricting Process

Aug. 30, 2021

Panelists: Moderator: Emily Yeh, Professor, Department of Geography and President, American Association of Geographers Panelist 1: Scott Adler, Professor, Department of Political Science and Dean of the Graduate School, CU Boulder Panelist 2: Julia Jackson, Public Information Officer and Redistricting Analyst, Colorado Independent Redistricting Commission Panelist 3: Seth Spielman, Professor...

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Faculty News Spring 2021

May 3, 2021

Waleed Abdalati testified to Congress for the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Waleed Abdalati On April 15, 2021, Professor Abdalati testified in a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. The hearing was titled “Making the Case for Climate Action: The...

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Emily Yeh Wins 2020-2021 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

May 3, 2021

Congratulations to Emily Yeh , Geography Department Chair! She was notified by Scott Adler, Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs that she has been chosen as a winner of the 2020-2021 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. The nomination dossier is full of praise for the help...