Friday March 12, 2021 12PM CT
Anthony Levenda (OU Assistant Professor, Geography and Environmental Sustainability, 2021 Arts and Humanities Forum Faculty Grantee)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma. His work focuses on environmental politics and governance, especially related to cities and energy systems. His current research explores (1) policy and activism for just energy transitions and (2) the urban politics of climate adaptation. His research and writing has been published in Political Geography, Urban Geography, Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, Local Environment, Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, Futures, and more.
Tyler McCreary (FSU Assistant Professor of Geography)
Dr. Tyler McCreary is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at Florida State University. His research examines how settler colonialism and racial capitalism inflect processes of environmental, labor, and community governance in North America. His research has analyzed themes such as how North American environmental governance processes address Black and Indigenous community concerns; the differential impacts of sociotechnical transitions in North American labor markets; and how urban and regional governance processes relate to the historic marginalization of Indigenous and Black families living in towns and cities. Dr. McCreary has published extensively in top-ranked geography journals and is author of Shared Histories: Witsuwit’en-Settler Relations in Smithers, British Columbia, 1913-1973 and co-editor of Settler City Limits: Indigenous Resurgence and Colonial Violence in the Urban Prairie West (2019).