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As I reflect on my time researching in this vast country, I acknowledge I’ve only had a brief glimpse at the quilt of stories that makes up the culture and controversies of wool farming in Australia and life in the bush. From the hills of South Australia where my hands were rough and cracked from …

As the train eases away from the platform in Peterborough, South Australia, I wrap up my fourth and final research site in Australia. I spent the week on a 40,000-acre sheep station nestled in the southern Flinders Ranges. Besides learning about station management in the driest state of the driest inhabited continent in the world, …

Making my way up north along the historical “Wool Wagon Pathway,” I reached the World Heritage area known as Shark Bay where I lived and worked on yet another sheep station. This station, comprised of over 500,000 acres, was steeped in Australia’s wool history. I had finally reached what felt like the “real outback.” Red, …

This post serves to share my final thesis document and poster to the SGE and Lewis & Clark communities. Below is the abstract of my report as well as links to PDF files of my thesis and poster. Link here to my thesis document Link here to my thesis poster Abstract: Both Southern Chile and …

This post contains links to the final thesis that I wrote and accompanying poster. Also included is the abstract: In this project I present a critical analysis of dynamic power relations enacted through sustainable development. Current research on discourse and sustainable development has called for a more concrete description of sustainable development in order to …