Graduate Research Assistantships in Geomorphology & Human-Environment Geography at Montana State University

The Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University is pleased to offer several graduate research assistantships. GRAs will contribute to interdisciplinary research at MSU. Possible research topics include:
•Geomorphology & Landscape Evolution
•Resource Development and Rural Sustainability
•Environmental Policy & Governance
•Cultural & Environmental Geography in the American West
•Climate-Water-Energy Nexus
•Climate Change Vulnerability & Adaptation in the Water Sector

 

These new emphases will build on traditional departmental strengths in geology, historical and economic geography, and applications of GIS. They will also contribute to a College-wide initiative focusing on the American West and a state-wide initiative on understanding Montana’s complex socio-ecological systems. GRAs will be affiliated with the Montana Institute on Ecosystems http://montanaioe.org/ .
For more information, please see faculty webpages:
Dr. Jean Dixon http://www.montana.edu/wwwes/facstaff/dixon.htm
Dr. Julia Haggerty http://www.montana.edu/wwwes/facstaff/haggerty.htm
Dr. Jamie McEvoy http://www.montana.edu/wwwes/facstaff/mcevoy.htm
Application deadline is Feb. 1