C.V.

C.V. is available for download at http://washington.academia.edu/YenChuWeng/CurriculumVitae

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Lecturer, Program on the Environment, University of Washington, 2015 – Present

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Program on the Environment, University of Washington, 2013 – 2015

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
Dissertation: The Dynamics of Public Participation in Ecological Restoration: Professional Practitioners, Volunteers, and Institutional Differences

M.S. in Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
Thesis: Spatiotemporal Changes of Landscape Pattern in Response to the Process of Urbanization: A Case Study of the Madison Area, Wisconsin, USA

B.S. in Geography, National Taiwan University, 2003

PUBLICATIONS

Please see the PUBLICATIONS page.

RESEARCH INTEREST

Different interpretations of “nature” in the context of environmental conservation; Public and scientific understandings of environmental problems; Expert-lay dynamics in community-based natural resource management; Social aspects of ecological restoration; Application of GIS in natural resource management

TEACHING INTEREST

Social Perspectives in Environmental Studies; Environmental Conservation; Contemporary Environmental Issues; Science, Society, and the Environment; The Urban Environment; Introduction to Ecological Restoration; Applied GIS and Natural Resources; Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management

RESEARCH GRANTS

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award (DDRI # 0802627), 2008
Whitbeck Graduate Dissertator Award, UW-Madison, 2009
Vilas Travel Grant, UW-Madison Graduate School, 2008, 2009
Trewartha Conference Travel Award, UW-Madison, 2008, 2009
The Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2008, 2009

HONORS & AWARDS

Study Abroad Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
Clarence W. Olmstead Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant, UW-Madison
Outstanding Professional Paper in Geography, UW-Madison
Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at the Geography Department Symposium, UW-Madison
College of Science Dean’s Award, National Taiwan University

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACADEMIC SERVICES

Professional Affiliations

Association of American Geographers (AAG)
Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS)
Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

Academic Service

Department of Geography Speakers Committee Graduate Student Representative
Coordinator for the Annual Geography Student Symposium
Program Committee Member of the Annual North American Taiwan Studies Conference

Journal Reviewer

Applied Geography
International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
International Journal of Geographical Information Science
Journal of Geography and Regional Planning
Land Degradation & Development
Landscape Research
Remote Sensing

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