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Dinner with Jen Jones, Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability

  • 2/20/2013 | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Location: Thorne Hall, Mitchell North
  • Event Type: Dinner

Dinner with Jen Jones, Center for Leadership in Global SustainabilityPlease join us for dinner with Dr. Jennifer Jones who will be on campus February 20 to give a talk titled: Land Grabs in Tanzania: the scramble over nature, food and fuel. Please get your dinner and join Dr. Jones in Mitchell North, Thorne Hall.

Dr. Jones is a political ecologist who uses a transdisciplinary approach to explore the relationships between people and other elements of nature. Her interests include international conservation policy, local livelihoods, animal rights, and food justice. She served as a Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies at Williams College, and spent five years in South Africa researching the impacts of protected areas on local communities. She currently serves as Program Director for the International Honors Program on Beyond Globalization: Reclaiming Nature, Culture and Justice, and is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability at Virginia Tech. Dr. Jones received her Ph.D. from the University of Pretoria.