Newsletter September 2006

Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association, Newsletter – September 2006 – “Back to School Edition”

Editor: David Downie, Columbia University
Associate Editors: Jessica Green and Heather Raven


This Newsletter can also be found at: The next edition will be January 2007. We tend to follow a January, April, September schedule (the Happy New Year, April Fools, and Back to School editions).

Please send publication information, announcements, calls for papers, job announcements, job and address changes, email information, queries, etc. for inclusion in the next newsletter to David Downie, at dd113 [AT]

Rachel DeMotts and Diana Post receive Graduate Student Paper Award

This year two graduate students received the section’s award for their papers presented at last year’s convention. Rachel DeMotts (U. Wisconsin Madison) for Participating in Conservation: Governing on the Ground in the Great Limpopo National Park and Diana Post (UC Berkeley) for Precaution vs Risk in the International Arena: The Case of Codex Alimentarius. The papers are available from the online ISA paper archive.

Message from the Section Chair

Dear ESS Members:
I hope this message finds you in good spirits and looking forward to summer. For those of you who made it to San Diego, I assume you had a fine time despite the peculiar venue. For those who were unable to come, I presume we will see you next year in Chicago (brrr1). The minutes of the ESS Business meeting are available online, including a list of Sprout Award nominees. A few additional points:

  1. If you have not paid your membership dues lately, I encourage you to re-up. Don’t forget to tick off membership in the Section;
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