2015-2016 GPOW Board Members

Congrats to the new board of GPOW and many thanks to former chair Laura Shillington for a wonderful year!

Past Chair

Laura Shillington (Assistant Professor, University for Peace, Costa Rica)


Nicole Laliberte (Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga)

Vice Chair

Ingrid Nelson (Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Vermont)


Sarah Stinard-Kiel (PhD Student, Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University)


Sendy E. Guerrier Alcidonis (PhD Student, Department of Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University)

Session Coordinators

Amy Piedalue (PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Washington)

Amy Schubert (Ph.D. candidate, Geography Department, University of Colorado at Boulder).

Awards Committee

Nazgol Bagheri (Assistant Professor of Geography, Department of Political Science, Global Affairs, & Geography, University of Texas at San Antonio)

Beth Bee (Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Planning and the Environment, East Carolina University)

Student Representatives

Yui Hashimoto (PhD candidate at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Milena Janiec (PhD Candidate, Geography and Environmental Science, University of South Florida)


Jen Jack Gieseking (Postdoctoral Fellow at Bowdoin College)

International Liaison

Tanja Bastia (Senior Lecturer, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester)