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Katie Clifford: CU Boulder geographer among inaugural group of public scholars

Aug. 8, 2023

Katherine Clifford, a recent PhD and scientist at the Western Water Assessment, named to American Association of Geographers ‘Elevate the Discipline’ cohort Katherine (Katie) Clifford , a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder, is among 15 geographers to be designated as “public scholars” in the realm of climate and...

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Fugitive Dust: data manage, everyday exceptionality, and the politics of inscrutability

Nov. 11, 2022

Katie Clifford Social Sciences Lead Western Water Assessment In Person: GUGG 205 Nov 11, 2022, 3:35 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: Zoom login required (free account available at zoom.us ) Abstract Exploring the politics of environmental knowledge has been a longstanding project of geographers. Equally important work is understanding the...

Katie Clifford

Katie Clifford, PhD 2019

April 25, 2022

I graduated from CU with a PhD in Geography in December 2019. My dissertation research combined approaches from natural hazards, climate adaptation, political ecology, and science and technology studies (STS) to understand why emerging environmental and climatic hazards remain invisible and unmanaged. Specifically, I explored how and why western dust...

Katie Clifford awarded Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

March 9, 2016

Katie was awarded a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council

Katie Clifford awarded Community Based Research Graduate Fellowship

Aug. 1, 2015

Katie was awarded a 2015-16 Community Based Research Graduate Fellowship through CU Engage . This fellowship is designed for a cohort of 3-5 PhD students.The purpose is to train a generation of scholars in the practices and principles of community-based research (CBR).