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Dr. Olivia Pearson


Olivia Pearson, M.A.

E-Mail: webmaster@geo.uni-augsburg.de


Stand Februar 2018

 

Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeitsbereiche                                   english


Schwerpunkte

Thematisch:

  • Naturressourcenmanagement in Trockengebieten
  • Community Based Natural
  • Resource Management
  • Indigenes Wissen
  • Landrechte
  • Kommodifizierungsprozesse

Regional:

  • Ostafrika
  • Südostasien


 

Dissertationsvorhaben

The Multifaceted Commodification Processes and Transformations of Pastoralists in Lowland Ethiopia.

 

Aufsätze in Sammelbänden

  • Pearson O., Schmidt M. (2017):  Transformation pastoraler Livelihoods in Afar (Äthiopien). In: Schmidt M. [Hrsg.]: Vielfalt und Veränderung – Aktuelle Beiträge der Augsburger Humangeographie, Geographica Augustana, Band 23, 111-120.

Aufsätze in referierten Zeitschriften

  • Pearson, O. & M. Schmidt (2018): Repercussions of institutional governance changes on communication practices in the Afar National Regional State, Ethiopia. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. doi:10.1111/sjtg.12237
  • Schmidt, M. & O. Pearson (2016): Pastoral livelihoods under pressure: ecological, political and socioeconomic transitions in Afar (Ethiopia) Journal of Arid Environments 124 (1): 22-30.

 

CV

  • 2003 – 2007: Bachelor of Communication, University of Canberra
  • 2012 - 2013: Master in Sustainable International Development, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
  • 2013 – 2015: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für Kulturgeographie, Leibniz Universität, Hannover
  • 2016 - 2017: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für Geographie, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 2017: Promotion an der Universität Augsburg zum Thema "The Multifaceted Commodification Processes and Transformations of Pastoralists in Lowland Ethiopia"
  • Seit 2017: Expertin im Bereich Entwicklungszusammenarbeit im Südsudan

 


 

Areas of expertise

Thematic:
Dry Land Natural Resource Management, Community Based Natural Resource Management, Indigenous Knowledge, Property Rights, Commodification processes

Regional:
East Africa, South East Asia

 

PhD Thesis, work in progress

The Multifaceted Commodification Processes and Transformations of Pastoralists in Lowland Ethiopia.

 

Articles in Edited Volumes

  • Pearson O., Schmidt M. (2017):  Transformation pastoraler Livelihoods in Afar (Äthiopien). In: Schmidt M. [Hrsg.]: Vielfalt und Veränderung – Aktuelle Beiträge der Augsburger Humangeographie. Geographica Augustana, Band 23, 111-120.

Articles in Reviewed Journals

  • Pearson, O. & M. Schmidt (2018): Repercussions of institutional governance changes on communication practices in the Afar National Regional State, Ethiopia. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. doi:10.1111/sjtg.12237
  • Schmidt, M. & O. Pearson (2016): Pastoral livelihoods under pressure: ecological, political and socioeconomic transitions in Afar (Ethiopia). Journal of Arid Environments 124 (1): 22-30.

 

CV

  • 2003 – 2007: Bachelor of Communication, University of Canberra
  • 2012-2013: Master in Sustainable International Development, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
  • 2013 – 2015: Research Assistant, Institute of Cultural Geography, Leibniz University Hannover
  • 2016 – 2017: Research Assistant, Institute of Social Geography, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 2017: PhD at the University of Augsburg, "The Multifaceted Commodification Processes and Transformations of Pastoralists in Lowland Ethiopia"
  • 2017 - Present: Expert for development cooperation in South Sudan