Jovan Scott Lewis interviewed on Piers Morgan Uncensored

May 12, 2023

Jovan Scott Lewis interviewed on Piers Morgan Uncensored

Yesterday afternoon, Jovan Scott Lewis was interviewed live on Piers Morgan Uncensored. The segment, which you can watch here, puts Jovan in conversation with host Piers Morgan and Leo Terrell, Civil Rights Lawyer, on the topic of reparations for Black...

Britt H. Young interviewed for Berkeley Voices podcast

May 10, 2023

Britt H. Young

"It has been really interesting now going without a prosthesis and experiencing the world in a totally different way and seeing the sort of things that are frustrating designs. But not just frustrating designs and inaccessible designs and hostile designs in the world just for disabled people or just for people with my body geometry, but for anybody."

Britt H. Young, Geography PhD candidate, has...

California Reparations Task Force Shares Recommendations

May 6, 2023

California Reparations Task Force

California's Reparations Task Force, which Professor Jovan Scott Lewis (pictured center on stage) is a member, has approved recommendations that could mean hundreds of billions of dollars in payments to Black residents to address past injustices. The task force spent more than a year conducting research and holding listening sessions in order to produce a detailed plan for...

Alexander Brown Hired as Project Coordinator/Web Designer for Dr. Laurel Larsen

May 5, 2023
Alexander Brown

Alexander Brown has been chosen to work with Laurel Larsen for the summer as a Project Coordinator/Web Designer position. Alex will be helping plan a team workshop and field trip, develop a project website, and produce outreach materials dealing with the challenge of salinity management in the Delta.

From Alex: "This is quite literally a dream come true for me as I am deeply passionate about the future of the bay delta...

Shreya Chaudhuri Chosen for Summer Internship with The Nature Conservancy

April 24, 2023
Shreya Chaudhuri

Congrats to Shreya, Geography undergraduate, who was chosen to be a summer intern with The Nature Conservancy. In this internship, Shreya will be working on meta data analysis on peatlands conservation through implementing nature-based climate solutions.

Special thanks to Morgan Vickers...

Jovan Scott Lewis Receives the Gill Memorial Award

May 3, 2023

Jovan Scott Lewis

Congrats to Dr. Jovan Scott Lewis, who has been honored by the Royal Geographical Society with the Gill Memorial Award for exceptional early career research with a remarkable record of achievement. Jovan has established an international reputation as leading scholar in the study of cultural...

Jovan Scott Lewis Wins David Blackwell Award

April 21, 2023

Jovan Scott Lewis

The L&S Faculty Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding L&S faculty members for their exceptional scholarship, service to the College and community, and transformational teaching. These extraordinary...

Mia Albano, Geography Senior, Wins The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize

April 17, 2023

Mia Albano

Congrats to Mia Albano, Geography Senior, on being chosen for the Stronach Baccalaureate Prize! Mia's research project, "They Only Remember Us at the End of the Month:” Experiences of Former Overseas Filipino Workers on Scales ...

Geography senior, Noelani Fixler, wins WTS International Molitoris Leadership Scholarship

April 3, 2023

Noelani Fixler

Geography senior, Noelani Fixler, has been awarded the WTS Molitoris Leadership Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to motivate and reward women who demonstrate leadership in the transportation industry, ensuring that the essential...