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Grants bolster social sciences research

Apr 26, 2019

The Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 12 small grants to social science researchers in six colleges and schools at Cornell, including three in CALS. The awards assist scholars as they develop new research and seek external funding.

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Land project to build on three years of collaboration

Apr 30, 2015

DSOC field members Wendy Wolford, Chuck Geisler and Steven Wolf were part of a group studying contested global landscapes as part of the Institute for the Social Sciences. Members of the group will put out a book series and teach courses and summer institutes to graduate students.

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Wendy Wolford at Food Sovereignty conference

Jan 30, 2014

Faculty member Wendy Wolford served as chair for a panel at the conference "Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue".  Her group, the Land Deal Politics Initiative, co-sponsored the one-day event at The Hague in January.

Wendy Wolford promoted to Professor

Jan 10, 2014

Congratulations to faculty member Wendy Wolford on her promotion to Professor within the department.

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U.N. food expert: Big land grabs need regulation

Oct 23, 2012

The International Conference on Global Land Grabbing was a success, thanks to the hard work of Wendy Wolford, Chuck Geisler, Marygold Walsh-Dilley, Sue Smith, Linda Warner, Kathy Sexsmith, Youjin Chung, Holly Buck, Ryan Nehring, Devparna Roy, Paul Berry, Kasia Paprocki, Tim Gorman, Rebakah Daro Minarchek, Marion Dixon, Upik Djalins, Fouad Makki, Phil McMichael, Mindi Schneider and Steven Wolf among others.

DSOC Faculty Featured in Cornell Chronicle

Sep 13, 2012

DSOC faculty members Chuck Geisler, Wendy Wolford and field member Steven Wolf featured in a Cornell Chronicle article on the ISS theme project, Contested Global Landscapes.

Mindi Schneider and Wendy Wolford Interviewed for Frontline/BBC

Aug 3, 2012

PhD candidate Mindi Schneider and faculty Wendy Wolford were interviewed about the global implications of changing consumption patterns for a documentary/set of news reports on Frontline and BBC's The World, through the Food for 9 Billion project.

Wendy Wolford Became an Associate Director

Jul 27, 2012

Faculty member Wendy Wolford became an associate director at Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future in July.

Wendy Wolford, editor: The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals

May 21, 2012

Ben White, Ruth Hall and Wendy Wolford, ed. "The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals" Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 39, Issues 3-4, 2012 with contributions by Philip McMichael, Charles Geisler and Shelley Feldman.

Ezra Cited Contributions by DSOC Members

Dec 2, 2011

Cornell's quarterly magazine Ezra cited contributions to the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future by faculty member Wendy Wolford and CaRDI's David Kay. Also featured in the magazine's winter edition was CaRDI assistant director Rod Howe.

Wolford and Kay cited in Ezra

Oct 7, 2011

Cornell's quarterly magazine Ezra cited contributions to the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future by faculty member Wendy Wolford and CaRDI's David Kay. Also featured in the magazine's winter edition was CaRDI assistant director Rod Howe.