Sep
21

Poster Session? Check!

I didn’t expect it to be, but the poster session felt like a really big deal for me. It was the first time I had really looked at my work as a whole and thought about it in terms of big, streamlined, ideas, instead of being lost in deep detail of individual sections of my…
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Sep
19

September Update: Summer Research Showcase

As we await the online psychology study participation system to become available to us, I am continuing to pay participants for my new study and am tweaking the design of my online study. In addition, last week I had the opportunity to present my summer research and attend other students’ presentations on their research. This…
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Sep
13

An Academic Theory of Rewilding (?)

In my final paper, I attempt to construct an academic theory of rewilding. Rewilding in the academy exists almost exclusively as scientific ponderings on ecosystem health, and almost never as a humanity – which is how it nearly exclusively exists outside of the academy. While it would be typical academic fashion to claim only to…
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Sep
13

Eco-anarchism and climate change

The perception of eco-anarchism in mainstream environmental circles is essentially as a group of people with different calculus or a different timeline; eco-anarchists are simply the more forceful branch of the Sierra Club. This perception is fundamentally untrue. Anarchism is not a program; it is an ethic. Earth First! and other eco-anarchist groups operate off…
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Sep
07

August Update

This month has been largely focused on completing the writing for section 2 of my thesis and beginning the process of researching specifically for section 1. Additionally, I have streamlined my question a bit. It has been a bit of an adjustment going from full time work on the thesis to integrating it into my…
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