starting Fall 2012 associated with multiple NSF funded projects
focused on land change science. Research assistantships are available
with the following projects: 1) food security and climate change in
Zambia, and 2) climate change, irrigation and water governance in
Kenya and Western United States. Research activities will include
field work and data analysis, including opportunities for Summer 2012.
Students will have the opportunity to work with students and faculty
associated with several research centers on campus focused on
multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of Coupled-Natural Systems
including the Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and
Environmental Change (CIPEC) and the Workshop in Political Theory and
We seek students with proficiency in one or more of the following
areas: GIS, remote sensing, statistical analysis of household-level
survey data, and spatial modeling (especially agent-based modeling).
Interested students should contact Dr. Tom Evans,
evans(at)indiana.edu, with a CV and brief research statement.
Application materials should be submitted by February 1, 2012 for full