Congratulations to the following faculty, students, and alumni for their recent accomplishments!
Matt Baker, Geography and Environmental Systems, discusses the flooding in Ellicott City and stormwater management. With new plan on pause, Ellicott City business owners feel stuck (WTOP)
Amy Bhatt, gender, women's, and sexuality studies, discusses her new book High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor, and Transmigration. H-4 and H-1: Time for Indian immigrants to speak up on immigration policy, says author Amy Bhatt (The American Bazaar)
Chris Curran, Public Policy, discusses the final report of The Federal Commission on School Safety. Recommendation to Give Teachers Guns Misses the Mark (The Globe Post)
Erle Ellis, Geography and Environmental Systems, shares the latest climate change research on the impact of humans on the environment. How 300 Years of Urbanization and Farming Transformed the Planet (City Lab)
Carolyn Forestiere, Political Science and her coauthor Filippo Tronconi (U. of Bologna) have recently edited an issue of the journal Contemporary Italian Politics. tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.10…
Brian Grodsky, Political Science, discusses the impact of the growing protest movement in Bosnia. Could Mysterious Death of Student be the Spark that Sets Off Bosnia (The Globe Post)
Roy Meyers, Political Science, weighs in on the history of federal government shutdowns: Shutdowns Are ‘All Games of Chicken.’ Here’s How They’ve Evolved (The New York Times) and This Friday, hundreds of thousands of federal workers will miss their first paycheck (Vox)
Kerwin Miller, Political Science, has been named to the Harford County District Court bench.
Gov. Hogan names Kerwin A. Miller Sr. to Harford County District Court bench (The Baltimore Sun)
Meredith Oyen, History, took part in a “US-China 2018 Year in Review: A New Cold War?” Panel at the Kissinger Institute.
Colin Studds, Geography and Environmental Systems, worked with a team of researchers to discover the full life cycle of a dragonfly. Dragonflies Embark on an Epic, Multi-Generational Migration Each Year (Smithsonian)
Claire Welty, Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education, and Chris Swan, Geography and Environmental Systems, reflect on the work that has happened and the future of funding for the Baltimore Ecosystem Study. Science foundation cuts 20-year-old Baltimore ecological study’s funds (Bay Journal)
James C. Willett, Jr. '05, Economics, noted as a rising star in law firm. Semmes Bowen attorneys (Daily Record)