Melinda Herrold-Menzies

Professor of Environmental Analysis
Associate Dean of Faculty

On Sabbatical Spring 2020

With Pitzer Since: 2003
Field Group: Environmental Analysis
Campus Address: Scott Hall 110
Phone: 909.607.7960
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Educational Background

PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MA, Yale University
BA, Webster College

Research Interests

Conflicts over natural resources, gender and the environment, nature reserves in China and Russia, natural history, California cultures and ecosystems

Recent Courses

国产偷拍视频Introduction to Environmental Studies (EA10)

国产偷拍视频California’s Landscapes: Diverse Peoples and Ecosystems (EA74)

Environmental Change in China and East Asia (EA90)

Doing Natural History (EA104)

Protecting Nature: Parks, Conservation Areas, and People (EA124)

Nature through Film (EA154)

Gender, Environment, and Development (EA162)

Selected Publications

“Spies in the Marsh or Post-Soviet Saviors? Crane Conservation and Community Development in the Russian Far East.” Society & Natural Resources, vol. 25. no. 8 (2012)

“Muraviovka Residents and Muraviovka Park,” Zhuravl’ (March 2011).

“Reading the Tea Leaves-Interpreting the Meaning and Significance of China’s Climate Commitments: Blog Review of ‘China Environmental Law’ and “The Green Leap Forward,’ ” Asian Politics and Policy, vol.2, no. 4 (fall 2010).

国产偷拍视频“Peasant Resistance against Nature Reserves,” in You-tien Hsing and Ching Kwan Lee, eds., Reclaiming Chinese Society: The New Social Activism. New York: Routledge Press, 2009.

“Boating on the Sea of Grass: Western Development, Ecotourism and Elite Capture in Guizhou, China,” Asian Geographer, vol.25, no.1-2 (2009).

“The Post-Collective Village: A Tale of Two Transitions,” World Development, vol.37, no.1 (January 2009).

“Gender, Microcredit and Conservation at Caohai: An Attempt to Link Women, Conservation and Development in China,” in Bernadette Resurreccion and Rebecca Elmhirst. eds., Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions. London: Earthscan, 2008.

Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

“‘The Happy Village’: The Imagined Eco-Village and the Erasure of Community in Guizhou, China,” paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

“Connecting Environmental Research to Policy Recommendations,” paper presented at the Re-envisioning Nature: Mini-conference in Preparation for the 2015 “Seizing an Alternative” Conference, Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA, October 2013.

国产偷拍视频“The World’s Two Largest Polluters: Climate Change and The United States and China,” invited talk at the CHINA Town Hall Meeting of the National Committee on US-China Relations, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, October 2013.

国产偷拍视频“Creating Community Development in Crane Reserves: The Case of Caohai in Southwestern China,” invited talk at the Intersections Colloquium Series: Border Zones in Environmental Studies/Science, Technology, and Society, Sarah Lawrence College, New York, NY, April 8, 2013.

国产偷拍视频“Sea Otters, Russians, Missionaries and Mandarins: California in the 18th and 19th Centuries, ” paper presented at the American Society of Environmental History Annual Meeting, Madison, WI. March 2012.

“Energy, the Environment, and Perspectives on Climate Change in China,” invited Speaker, China Town Hall. National Committee on United States-China Relations and Northwest China Council, Portland, OR, November 2011.

“Critical Environmental Problems Facing China Today,” invited speaker, National China Town Hall. National Committee of United-States China Relations and the World Affairs Council of Arizona. Phoenix, AZ, October 2010.

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