Arctic, Russian and Eurasian studies; urban ecology; climate social science; energy geographies; social-ecological systems; participatory and cognitive mapping; environmental ethics; Q method; systems thinking.
Additional information about my scholarly interests can be found at jessicagraybill.wordpress.com
Awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2009-2010. See my ACLS profile at http://www.acls.org/research/fellow.aspx?cid=2bc15e6d-5050-de11-97ce-000c293a51f7
June 2008: Prize for best paper in 2007 by a new researcher in the journal Area. (Graybill, J.K., 2007. "Continuity and change: (re)constructing environmental geographies in late Soviet and post-Soviet Russia." Area 39(1):6-19.) Link to article: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117996036/abstract
March 2008: Research grant from the Upstate Institute, Colgate University, to study urban green spaces in post-industrial Utica, N.Y.
At Colgate University:
Director of Russian & Eurasian Studies Program
University Professor for Global Engagements Program
University Professor for First-Year Seminar Program
University Professor for Core Distinction
Associate Editor,Polar Geography
Vice Chair, Polar Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers
Representative from American Association of Geographers to Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
Expert Member of the Gender Expert Network of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) regarding environment, climate change and sustainable development for Russia
Board Member, Energy and Environment Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers