Feb. 20, School of Freshwater Sciences Anchor Seminar Series

Water Governance at the U.S.-Mexico Border:
Geopolitical Ecologies of Shared Water, Shared Scarcity

4 p.m.
UWM School of Freshwater Sciences Ballroom
600 E. Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Margaret Wilder is an associate professor of Latin American studies and in the School of Geography and Development, and an associate research professor of environmental policy with the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at The University of Arizona. Wilder’s research focuses on the political ecology of water and development in Latin America, water policy and water governance in Mexico, water and equity, and transformations in small-scale agriculture in northwest Mexico and Central America. Her recent research examines the interconnections of climatic change and the vulnerability of water resources in the U.S.-Mexico border region, and she is a principal investigator of several projects supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research.

Cosponsored by the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Center for Water Policy.  Free and open to the public.