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Olivia Pearson, M.A.


Olivia Pearson, M.A.

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


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 referierten Zeitschriften

  • 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: Bachelors of Communication, University of Canberra
  • 2012 - 2013: Masters in Sustainable International Development, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
  • 2013 – 2015: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin, Institut für Kulturgeographie, Leibniz Universität, Hannover
  • Seit 2016: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin, Institut für Geographie, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

 


 

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 Reviewed Journals

  • 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: Bachelors of Communication, University of Canberra
  • 2012-2013: Masters in Sustainable International Development, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble
  • 2013 – 2015: Research Assistant, Institute of Cultural Geography, Leibniz University Hannover
  • 2016 – Present: Research Assistant, Institute of Social Geography, Friedrich Schiller University Jena