Professor Craig Colten traveled to Florianopolis, Brazil during the Thanksgiving break to address the Third International Workshop on Environmental History. He discussed his research on community resilience to a group of scholars from Brazil, Columbia, Argentina, Portugal, and the U.S.
Professor Dydia DeLyser received national fame this week when an article on her Los Angeles neon project was featured on the front page of the Los Angeles Times.
LSU students visited the Avery Island Salt Mine Valley, Marsh House Slave Quarters, The Laboratory, Marsh Sugar House, the Jungle Gardens, and current Tabasco sauce factory. The trip was supervised by Dr. David Palmer, archaeologist at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, and Shane Bernard, McIlhenny Company historian and curator of the Avery Island archives.
Dr. Craig Colten recently received a grant to extend ongoing research on community resilience along the Gulf Coast. This project will supplement an existing project that is being carried out by LSU geographers in collaboration with specialists from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Four geography students entered student competitions at this year’s Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SWAAG) conference in Nacogdoches, Texas, and four walked out with the top prizes.
Anthropology course listings with descriptions for the Spring 2014 semester. For a complete course listing, please see the LSU course catalog.
Geography course listings with descriptions for the Spring 2014 semester. For a complete course listing, please see the LSU course catalog.
A recent study of the media impact of social sciences faculty ranked LSU number 13 overall in the United States, passing Harvard, Brown and The University Chicago.
Emeritus Professor and Flinders University Strategic Professor of Coastal Studies Patrick Hesp, and colleagues from Mexico (Dr Marisa Martinez)and Spain (Dr Juan B. Gallego-Fernandez) have co-edited a new book, titled ‘Restoration of Coastal Dunes’ .
New and returning graduate students embarked on a field trip to Cocodrie, La. where they canoed through marsh, learned about barrier island and wetland loss, and even got splashed by alligators.