2016-2017 Resident Fellows

Stephen Mumme

Stephen Mumme

Mumme’s project examines the politics and institutional development of U.S.-Mexico management of transboundary water resources since the landmark 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty was struck at the end of World War II.  He will develop a series of papers and complete a book related to this work.

The U.S.-Mexican Salinity Crisis, 1961-1973: History and Significance for Colorado River Management...

Craig Trumbo

Craig Trumbo

Trumbo’s work will focus on the socioeconomic response to combined extreme weather events that have occurred since 1960, and he will integrate that research into his ongoing work on risk-related social responses to natural and anthropogenic hazards. He will also begin the development of an undergraduate course on the role of individual and societal responses to risk in the domains of natural and anthropogenic hazards relevant to sustainability.

Yan Vivian Li

Yan Vivian Li

Li’s fellowship will investigate the fate and transport of a new glass or carbon nanoparticles and hence demonstrate the potential use of the nanoparticles as novel model tracers in water and environmental research.

Andrea Williams

Andrea Williams

Williams will focus on completing her book, Planting Politics: French Forestry, Pastoralism, and Empire in the Nineteenth-century Mediterranean World as part of her research into the nineteenth-century French forest regime and how it dramatically transformed human relations with the environment within and beyond the borders of France.