SMEA December Faculty Meeting

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs will hold its faculty meeting Thursday, December 3, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Please see below for details on how to join;
Zoom Online Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/99251450003?pwd=QkNab0hreWp5bVZNVnBma2xBU2luZz09 
Phone In
1-206-337-9723
Meeting ID: 992 5145 0003
Passcode: 969357

 A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. 

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Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

SMEA Affiliate Professor Eddie Allison was one of the more than 50 UW faculty and researchers named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate.
The list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science citation index. 

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Marine-Related Learning Networks: Shifting the Paradigm Toward Collaborative Ocean Governance

 
Congratulations are in order for SMEA capstone alums Katy Dalton, Marlena Skrobe, Henry Bell, Benjamin Kantner, and Dave Berndtson, SMEA Professor Patrick Christie, and their Brazilian collaborators, including Dr. Leopoldo Gerhardinger, on their newly published paper “Marine-Related Learning Networks: Shifting the Paradigm Toward Collaborative Ocean Governance” published in Frontiers in Marine Science. The paper is a result of the first internationally-focused SMEA capstone, and the collaboration helps solidify connections between SMEA and Brazilian capstone counterparts who are fostering large and impactful learning networks there. 

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SMEA November Faculty Meeting

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs will hold its faculty meeting Thursday, November 5, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Please see below for details on how to join;
Zoom Online Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/92136156172
Phone In
+1-206-337-9723
Meeting ID: 921 3615 6172
A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. 

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Q&A with Kalloway Page

Why did you decide to come to UW’s SMEA for graduate school?
After graduating UW as an undergraduate I took a few years off to work as a seasonal environmental consultant to gain hands on professional  experience in the marine science realm.   I was interested  in going back to grad school, but I wanted to make sure that I could make a living.   

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Graphic for the SMEA Environmental Justice Speakers Series.

Fall Environmental Justice Speakers Series to Begin

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs is excited to launch their Fall Quarter Environmental Justice Speakers Series beginning with the first talk on October 15th.
The series this quarter features a variety of speakers all of whom will address unique aspects of environmental justice from their work, research, and/or advocacy. Each talk takes place on a Thursday from 12:00-1:00pm PST via Zoom. 

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SMEA Faculty Meeting, October 1, 2020

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs will hold its faculty meeting Thursday, October 1, 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Please see below for details on how to join;
Zoom Online Meeting
https://washington.zoom.us/j/96715942365?pwd=K3JxOXI0cDVCU1Y2SFYyYnFVZDFYdz09
Phone In
1-206-337-9723
Meeting ID: 967 1594 2365
Passcode: 802367
A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here. 

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Building Community: A Writing Group for Trans Scholars

SMEA Professor Cleo Woelfle-Erskine is part of a Simpson Center initiative for trans students, postdocs, staff, and faculty. The tri-campus online writing group for trans faculty, staff, and graduate students who work across the University of Washington system is part of the Imagining Trans Futures crossdisciplinary research group, funded by the Simpson Center. Whether working on a book, journal article, dissertation, or a creative project, this group will provide community and accountability for trans scholars in the UW system. 

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Capstone & Thesis Projects Delivered Virtually

Despite the COVID-19 disruption, 10 SMEA students took part in presenting their Capstone Project to the broader SMEA community and their clients via Zoom in mid-March, while 14 students delivered Thesis Presentations in early May or early June. Students were able to share their findings and learning with family, alumni, faculty, staff, and fellow students, gather feedback from those listening in, and had the opportunity to incorporate these takeaways in their final edition. 

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Faculty Happenings

Dr. P. Joshua Griffin joined SMEA as an Assistant Professor last fall, and also holds a position in the American Indian Studies department. Dr. Griffin, or Griff as he’s known around campus, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Religious Studies from Dartmouth College. He then went onto earn a Master’s of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, and followed that with a Master’s in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Washington. 

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