At University of Michigan

  • NRE 501.123: Conservation and Development (Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2019)
  • NRE 510A: Environmental Governance and Decision-Making (Theme: Nature, Culture, Power) (Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
  • NRE 577: Political Ecology, Environmental Security and Conflict (Fall 2011, 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2019)
  • NRE 677.123: Advanced Seminar Topics in Political Ecology (Climate Change and Conflict) (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Winter 2017) – With field trips to Washington, D.C.
  • NRE677.123: Advanced Seminar Topics in Political Ecology (Poaching, Technology, and the “War” for Biodiversity) (Fall 2015)
  • NRE 677.123: Preparing for International Fieldwork (Winter 2018)


– Students in NRE677.123 (Fall 2013)attend a seminar at the Environmental Security and Change Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in the Fall of 2013




At University of Michigan 

  • ENVIRO 300/AAS 468: Conservation and Development in Cultural Landscapes (Fieldwork in Kenya) – At Michigan (Winter 2012, Winter 2013)A different kind of classroom

(Left) Students attending a lecture on the top of Emarti hill in Maasai Mara Kenya (Summer 2012)

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(Right) Students in AAS468 (Summer 2013) before giving their final class presentations in Kenya