Dr. Nicole Peterson

Presentation Title: Addressing the social aspects of sustainability, Hosted by Prof. Brian Magi

Description:  As a part of the Geography and Earth Sciences (GES) Department Speaker Series (http://geoearth.uncc.edu/calendar/speaker-series), Dr. Peterson will talk about her experiences with agriculture and food systems research to examine the important role of human interactions and culture in creating sustainable environmental systems. She is an assistant professor of Anthropology at UNC Charlotte and currently coordinating a network of people interested in social sustainability at www.socialsustainabilitynetwork.org.