PhD Assistantships – Gund Institute, UVM

2 PhD Assistantships
Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont

The Gund Institute at the University of Vermont (UVM) will recruit two exceptional PhD students for Fall 2015 as part of a newly-funded Graduate Assistantship program. Students will have considerable latitude and assistance in developing the direction of their work but it should focus broadly on our research themes: Ecological Economics, Nature’s Benefits, Healthy Landscapes and Seascapes and Climate Change.

Applications due 1 February 2015. Continue reading

FELLOWSHIP- Udall Public Policy & Conflict Resolution Dissertation Fellowship

The Udall Foundation awards two one-year fellowships of up to $24,000 to doctoral candidates whose research concerns U.S. environmental public policy and/or U.S. environmental conflict resolution, and who are entering their final year of writing the dissertation.  Dissertation Fellowships are intended to cover both academic and living expenses from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012.  The application deadline is February 24, 2012.

For additional information about the Dissertation Fellowship, including eligibility, program conditions, and biographies of recent fellows, please visit our website at http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/ECRFellowship/ECRFellowship.aspx .

Eligible fields of study include geography; marine sciences; environmental anthropology; political science; economics; environmental science, policy and management; ecology; environmental justice; environmental ethics and philosophy, regional planning; natural resource policy; environmental analysis and design, and many more.  While scholarly excellence is of prime importance in selection of fellows, the Foundation is also seeking to identify individuals who have a demonstrated commitment to U.S. environmental public policy and/or U.S. environmental conflict resolution, and who have the potential to make a significant impact in the real world. Interdisciplinary projects are particularly welcome.

We appreciate your help in publicizing this opportunity.  If you have questions about the Udall Fellowship Program, please contact Jane Curlin, Senior Program Manager, at curlin@udall.gov.