Integrated Social Sciences, UW’s new online BA is designed to provide an affordable way for students with jobs and family commitments to complete their degrees as Huskies. The BA includes over 30 online courses, and amongst these there are 4 from geography professors Jonathan Mayer, Katharyne Mitchell, Kam Wing Chan and Matt Sparke. For more details, check out the program webpages at: http://www.onlinedegreecompletion.uw.edu/degrees/integrated-social-sciences/
Dr. Ben Gardner, recipient of the 2014 UW Distinguished Teaching Award
Congratulations to Ben Gardner for his 2014 UW Distinguished Teaching Award! Ben is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Geography and Assistant Professor of Cultural, Global & Environmental Studies at UW Bothell. Ben’s book, Selling the Serengeti: The Cultural Politics of Safari Tourism in Tanzania is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press, as part of their Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series. He is currently working on a collaborative research project, “Pedagogies of Reciprocity” examining the tensions inherent in study abroad programs and global university partnerships, to better understand the political economic and cultural effects of such projects.