From kindergarten through their senior year, public school students are exposed to the unspoken complexities and power dynamics of the food system. This session seeks to explore the political ecology of food, school gardens, and food education through a decolonial peda...

Often seen as diametric opposites, digital technologies and the natural world have received limited examination together in digital geographies and political ecology. Though as recent events as diverse as President Trump's Hurricane Dorian #sharpiegate, the September 2...

Writing can be a lonely process. Our aim is to convene a group of early career scholars interested and invested in building a long-term writers' community. With this call, we invite submissions from early career scholars at any stage of a book-length project situated w...

Political ecology has among its origins an examination of ruins. For political ecologists, ruination has been less a process of natural factors and more closely aligned with ideas of accumulation by dispossession (Blaikie 1985; Peluso 1992; Neumann 1998; Watts 1983; Pa...

Contemporary debates about issues such as climate change, environmental toxins, and the “Anthropocene” more broadly have pushed environmental governance and assessment into the spotlight. The dry, technocratic, often boring processes of environmental assessment now mak...

This session seeks papers and presentations about the practice of scholarship and activism in socio-ecological justice struggles of the Appalachian region. Most place-based struggles in Appalachia have the potential to be in conversation with political ecology, broadly...

This session explores the political ecologies of citizen science, or community-based monitoring (CBM). Citizen science and CBM programs are increasingly popular models of environmental governance around the world and have been used to monitor a range of systems, includ...

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