Jessica Graybill - Geography Faculty - Colgate University

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Jessica Graybill

Associate Professor of Geography; Director, Russian & Eurasian Studies
Geography, 301 Ho Science Center
p 315-228-6498

Degree

PhD, Geography & Urban Ecology, University of Washington, 2006
MS, Geosciences, Yale University, 2000
BA, Russian Language & Literature, University of Arizona, 1997
BS, Geosciences, University of Arizona, 1997

Specialties

Arctic, Russian and Eurasian studies; urban ecology; climate social science; energy geographies; social-ecological systems; participatory and cognitive mapping; environmental ethics; Q method; systems thinking.

Additional information about my scholarly interests can be found at jessicagraybill.wordpress.com 

Grants and Scholarships

  • “ASUS: Arctic Sustainability: A Synthesis of Knowledge.” Funded by the Belmont Forum. US based PI Team: Petrov, A., Graybill, J.K., Heleniak, T., Shiklomanov, N., Kofinas, G., Huskey, L. (US co-PI team on 6-country Arctic team). 
  • ARCTIC BASE: Building Coastal Resilience in the Russian Arctic Research Coordination Network.” PI Team Neretin, L., Petrov, A., Graybill, J.K., Brigham, L., Presnall, A., Peyasov, A., Plink, N. 
  • Fulbright Science and Innovation Award for project entitled “Russian climate science in a globalizing world: (de)constructing climate knowledge in Vladivostok.”
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  • Full stipend (travel, room & board, other fees) support to travel to Vladivostok, Russia to conduct research for the 2014-15 academic year.
  • “Arctic Frontiers Of SusTainability: Resources, Societies, Environments and Development in the Changing North (Arctic-FROST).” National Science Foundation, Research Coordination Network Grant for Science Engineering and Education for Sustainability (RCN-SEES). PI Team: Petrov, A., Graybill, J., Heleniak, T., Schweitzer, P.
  • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 2009-10
  • National Science Foundation Integrated Graduate Education & Research Training (IGERT) Fellow in Urban Ecology, University of Washington, 2001-2006
  • Research grant, Center for Statistics, Demography & Ecology, University of Washington, 2005
  • Howard Martin Grant, Geography Department, University of Washington, 2005
  • Rachel Woods Grant, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, 2005
  • Vespucci Organization Scholarship for GIScience training in Fiesole, Italy, 2004

Distinctions

Awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2009-2010. See my ACLS profile at http://www.acls.org/research/fellow.aspx?cid=2bc15e6d-5050-de11-97ce-000c293a51f7

June 2008: Prize for best paper in 2007 by a new researcher in the journal Area. (Graybill, J.K., 2007. "Continuity and change: (re)constructing environmental geographies in late Soviet and post-Soviet Russia." Area 39(1):6-19.) Link to article: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117996036/abstract

March 2008: Research grant from the Upstate Institute, Colgate University, to study urban green spaces in post-industrial Utica, N.Y.

Other

Please see additional information about my research on this academic website: jessicagraybill@wordpress.com

Board Membership

At Colgate University:

2015-present
Director of Russian & Eurasian Studies Program

2013-present
University Professor for Global Engagements Program

2013-present
University Professor for First-Year Seminar Program

2013-present
University Professor for Core Distinction

External service:

2015-present
Associate Editor,
Polar Geography

2015-present
Vice Chair, Polar Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers

2015-present
Representative from American Association of Geographers to Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

2013-present
Expert Member of the Gender Expert Network of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) regarding environment, climate change and sustainable development for Russia

2011-present
Board Member, Energy and Environment Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers