Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development

Nov. 5, 2013

Emily Yeh's book, Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development published by Cornell University Press. A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year (Asia and the Pacific) Winner, E. Gene Smith Book Prize on Inner Asia (China and Inner Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies)...

Emily Yeh Quoted in New York Times Article Regarding Chinese Migrant Workers in Tibet

June 24, 2010

Emily is quoted in the New York Times regarding her research on government subsidized new home development in Tibet. See more at The New York Times >

Emily Yeh Using ARRA Funding to Study Environmentalism in China and Tibet

April 27, 2010

Emily Yeh's NSF CAREER project on environmentalism in China and Tibet is featured as a "research story" on CU's ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) funding site, Yeh will apply $490,000 in ARRA funding to a research project that will focus on the emergence of environmentalism in China and Tibet...

Emily Yeh promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

April 13, 2010

Congratulations Emily! Yeh's work spans many topics including critical nature/society geography, political ecology, identity, Tibet and China.

Emily Yeh wins 2009 Leopold-Hidy Prize

Feb. 23, 2010

Emily Yeh won the 2009 Leopold-Hidy Prize from the journal Environmental History for best journal article of the year. Emily's winning paper, "From wasteland to wetland? Nature and nation in China's Tibet," examines the social relations and politics of China's environmental policies and practices in Tibet. The prize includes a...

Emily Yeh Chosen as a Center for the Humanities and Arts Fellow for 2010-2011 ‘China’ seminar

Feb. 1, 2010