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Jennifer Wallace Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS Faculty

PhD - University of Maryland, College Park
MA - University of Maryland, College Park
DEA - Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva Switzerland
BA - Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Dr. Jennifer Wallace is a graduate of the doctoral program in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. She maintains a commitment to experiential learning, and has traveled with students to Ecuador, Malawi and Italy in order to further their studies of food politics, development, and environmental policy in the field. Dr. Wallace's research interests primarily focus on environmental linkages to conflict, with particular attention to natural resource management and environmental degradation. During 2013, she spent 10 months in the Mekong Delta completing field research for her dissertation with the support of grants from the U.S. State Department Fulbright Program and the University of Maryland’s Program for Society and the Environment. Prior to attending the University of Maryland, Jennifer worked in Switzerland as a training course coordinator at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, part of Switzerland’s contribution to the Partnership for Peace, a program of practical bilateral cooperation between individual partner countries and NATO. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY; a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Diplomacy from the University of Geneva; and MAs in political science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and the University of Maryland. She regularly teaches courses in conflict studies, development and environmental politics.
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Spring 2024

  • SISG-768 Topics in Int'l Development: Sust Dev & Global Envir Policy