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Katie Foster

Graduate Student

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Office:
Baldwin 103 E

 

Katie Foster is a graduate student in the Integrative Conservation and Anthropology Ph.D. program.

Her dissertation research explores the intersections of indigenous rights policy and environmental governance in Peru. This work combines ethnographic, institutional, and policy analyses to examine how policy at the international level gets transformed or "translated" as it gets implemented at lower levels of governance, and the implications of these transformations on local peoples and ecologies. 

She is a member of the Institutions & Governance Lab, as well as the ICON and Anthropology graduate student organizations. 

Education:

B.A. 2012 - Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX  (major: Animal Behavior, minor: Environmental Studies)
 

Research Interests:
  • Environmental Justice
  • Political Ecology
  • Environmental Governance
  • Human Rights 

Articles Featuring Katie Foster

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 1:53pm

The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Program awarded PhD candidate, Katie Foster, a 2020 IDRF Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 2:11pm

Walker DePuy, Katie Foster, Suneel Kumar, and Kristen Lear, along with co-authors Jacob Weger, Anya Bonanno, Raul Basilio, and Laura German, receive the J. Peter Brosius Integrative Conservation Research Award for their paper, “Environmental Governance:…

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