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Barbara Brower


Barbara Brower 
Professor of Geography

Education
Ph.D. Geography (1987), University of California, Berkeley
M.A. Geography (1982), University of California, Berkeley
B.S. Anthropology (1977), University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests
cultural ecology, mountain geography, Nepal, the western United States, wildland resource conservation and policy, the environmental movement

Courses Taught
GEOG 321 Mt Hood
GEOG 347 Environmental Issues and Action
GEOG 348 Cultural and Political Ecology
GEOG 349 Mountain Geography
GEOG 352 The Himalaya and Tibet
GEOG 4/510 Oregon Farmscapes 
GEOG 4/549 Geography of Food 

Graduate Students
Ross Calhoun:
     The birth and growth of an urban park: A historical geography of Washington Park 
Kevin Donohue 
Taylor Gibson
Jenny Grant:
     A comparison of community response and management methods for urban-dwelling coyotes
Anthony Hair:
     Socio-economic dynamics of mountaintop removal mining
Tera Hinkley
     Biogeography, GIS, remote sensing, land use, natural resource management, environmental policy
Dirk Kinsey:
     Urban geography, emphasizing social justice, urban transformations, crime     
Ryan Pemberton
Imran Qureshi: 
     (Bio)Regionalism, 
Cascadia, soccer and identity      
Smitha Rao (SOE PhD):
     The history of rIght-wing environmentalism in India
Zuriel Rasmussen: 
     Urban biogeography, psychogeography, citizen science, coyotes
Kira Smith  
     Nature and society, sustainability, community development