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News and Noteworthy, July 2021

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Department News and Accolades


Christina Ergas, assistant professor of sociology, published Surviving Collapse: Building Community Toward Radical Sustainability, July 30, 2021. As major environmental crises loom, Ergas makes the argument that one possible way forward is a radical sustainable development that turns the focus from monetary gain to social and ecological regeneration and transformation.

Ola Johansson (’04) received his doctorate in geography at UT. An expert on the geography of music, Johansson appears in “Stockholm Syndrome,” episode three of a new Netflix documentary, This is Pop.

christopher-magraJSTOR featured research by Christopher Magra, professor of history, in an article titled “The Role of Naval Impressment in the American Revolution,” July 4, 2021.