2019-20 Scholars and Visitors

Dr. Lucy Jones

Dr. Lucy Jones is the founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society, with a mission to foster the understanding and application of scientific information in the creation of more resilient communities. She is also a research associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech, a post she has held since 1984. Working with both the public and private sectors, Dr. Jones seeks to increase communities’ ability to adapt and be resilient to the dynamic changes of the world around them.

Leigh Johnson

Leigh Johnson is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography. Her research interests include climate change, finance, political ecology, development, East Africa and Latin America.

Project title: “Insuring Drought Risk in Africa: Sovereign Disaster Management and Its Discontents”

Krista McGuire

Krista McGuire is an associate professor in the Department of Biology. 

Project title: “Green infrastructure in Pacific Northwest Cities as a Mechanism for Climate Change Resilience”

Hayley Brazier

Project Title: “The Seafloor Society: Science, Technology, and Policy along North America’s Pacific Coast”

Alexander Cavanaugh (Spirit Lake Dakota)

Project title: “From Relationality to Resilience: Environmental Justice and Contemporary Dakota and Ojibwe Literature”

Allison Ford

Project title: “Environmental Politics at the End of the World – Prepping as Environmental Practice”