People, Place, and the Coal Transition in the U.S. West: Recent Research and Future Priorities

Wed, Feb 7, 12:00 pm
126 Barnard Hall
Speaker Name: 
Dr. Julia Haggerty
Montana State University
Department of Earth Sciences

Dr. Julia Haggerty is a human geographer working to understand the interactions between natural resource use and the social and economic well being of rural communities. She is a faculty member in Montana State University's Earth Science Department where she holds a joint appointment with the Montana Institute on Ecosystems.

Geographically, Dr. Haggerty has expertise in the U.S. West, including the Intermountain West and Northern Great Plains, and New Zealand. Prior to joining the Earth Sciences Department in the fall of 2013, Dr. Haggerty worked for five years as a policy analyst for the regional non-profit research group Headwaters Economics.

A native of Boston, MA, she is a graduate of Colorado College. Dr. Haggerty holds a PhD in History from the University of Colorado-Boulder and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Otago (New Zealand) from 2005-2007.


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