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Maggie Raboin

Maggie Raboin

Graduate Student

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Aghaghia Rahimzadeh

PhD Candidate

Email: aghaghia@berkeley.edu

Office: 341 Giannini Hall

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Research Interests

Community-based natural resource management, sustainable mountain livelihoods, international development, tribal/indigenous studies, gender, political ecology, India

Research Description

My PhD research investigates the consequences of rapid socio-economic change on agro-pastoralist tribal people in the Kinnaur District of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Indian Himalayas.  My research project, “Changing Livelihoods in Kinnaur:…[read more]

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Felix Ratcliff

Graduate Student

Email: felixratcliff@berkeley.edu

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Chandra Richards

Graduate Student

Email: cmr5064@berkeley.edu

Office: 151 Hilgard Hall

Phone: 510-642-7273

Website(s): Pallud Lab Website   

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Research Interests

Soil biogeochemistry

Research Description

I study the environmental and biogeochemical controls that drive the kinetics of iron and sulfate reduction in littoral aquatic wetland sediments. This research will elucidate the fate, transport, and transformative processes that factor into Fe…[read more]

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Avi Ringer

Graduate Student

Email: aringer@berkeley.edu

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Technological Change, Industrial History, Chemicals, Energy, Food, Environmental Health, Policy Studies

Research Description

Two projects currently underway:

   Innovation and Industrial Change

This work looks at the opportunities and challenges in moving from today’s systems of industrial production towards systems with less negative impact on the environment and society. My…[read more]

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Christine Rivera

Graduate Student

Email: crivera@berkeley.edu

Office: 5030 VLSB

Website(s): The Elias Lab   

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Behavioral Ecology, Evolution, Sexual Selection, Jumping Spiders

Research Description

I’m broadly interested in how selective pressures influence diversification, particularly in the evolution of sexually selected traits and behaviors. My primary research focuses on acoustic, visual, and multi-modal communication channels in jumping spider courtship behavior.

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Frances Roberts-Gregory

Graduate Student

Email: frobertsgregory@berkeley.edu

Website(s): MS PHD   SOARS

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Environmental Justice; American Studies; Ethnobotany and Herbal Medicine; Participatory Mixed Method Research; Race, Class & Gender Studies; Political Ecology; Place-Based Translocal Social Movements; Diet, Advocacy and Identity Politics; Traditional Ecological and Local Knowledge; Community Geography; Food Justice; Climate Justice

Research Description

I am an environmental sociologist/Black feminist anthropologist with a keen interest in geography i.e. I am an interdisciplinary social scientist. My work interrogates the dynamic and fluid intersection of class, race and gender categories, as…[read more]

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Paul Rogé

Alumni

Email: proge@msu.edu

Website(s): PhD   Current

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Rainfed Agriculture and Climatic Variability in Oaxaca, Mexico

Andrew Rominger

Andrew Rominger

Graduate Student

Email: rominger@berkeley.edu

Office: 305 Hilgard Hall

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Macroecology, ecological theory, evolution on islands

Research Description

My research focuses on understanding the limits and successes of statistical theories of biodiversity, such as the maximum entropy theory of ecology or the unified neutral theory of biodiversity. My ultimate goal is to use…[read more]

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