Geographer, Explorer, Storyteller
Awarded Knight of the Order of the Joola, Senegal, Professor of Geography, GIS, Sustainability @ University of Northern Colorado. Multiple Fulbright Fellowship awardee, NEH-CAORC Fellow, Royal Geographical Society, Society for Woman Geographers, The Explorers Club. Author: Africa's Joola Shipwreck: Causes and Consequences of a Humanitarian Disaster (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020). Background in marine resource management, humanitarian disasters, alternative energy, community resilience, African-Latin American geographies. Proud first generation scholar, long distance runner, mom.
Geographies of Hope Podcast
The MV Joola in 1995 (Photo: Carol Keicker)
Fieldwork in Senegal (Photo: Marieme Seydi)
Video of Field expedition to Nepal in Kavre-Palanchok, funded by Fulbright Specialist Program and UNC Hewit Foundation (Production: Dannon Cox).
@Fulbright Scholar Group to Myanmar Kavre-Palanchok Expedition Post-Gorkha Earthquake