Jacqueline Vadjunec


 Jacqueline Vadjunec

JACQUELINE VADJUNEC
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor

Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma  74078-4073

Office:  324 Murray Hall
Phone:  (405) 744-3293  or  (405) 744-6250
Fax:  (405) 744-5620
e-mail:  jacqueline.vadjunec@okstate.edu

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  EDUCATION

 Ph.D.

Geography Clark University

2007

 M.A. Geography Clark University

2005

 B.A.

Geography & English Bucknell University

1997


   AREAS OF INTEREST

• Human Dimensions of Global Environ. Change
• People, Trees, and Forests
• Common Property Resource Management
• Cultural & Political Ecology

  


  PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 2013 - Present.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 2007 - 2013.


   PUBLICATIONS

C. Brannstrom and J. Vadjunec, Eds. Land Change Science, Political Ecology and Sustainability: Synergies and Divergences. Book under contract with Earthscan/Routledge. Forthcoming, Fall 2013.

C. Brannstrom and J. Vadjunec. 2013. Introduction. Land Change Science, Political Ecology and Sustainability: Synergies and Divergences. Forthcoming, Fall 2013.

J. Vadjunec and M. Schmink, Eds. 2012. Amazonian Geographies: Emerging Identities and Landscapes. London: Routledge. Also published in 2011 as a Special Issue on “New Amazonian geographies: emerging identities and landscapes.” The Journal of Cultural Geography (JCG) 28(1): 1-224. PR

Sheehan, R. and J. Vadjunec. 2012. Placing community through Actor-Network Theory in Oklahoma’s No Man’s Land. Social and Cultural Geography 13(8): 915-936. PR

C.V. Gomes, S. Perz, and J. Vadjunec. 2012. Convergence and contrasts in the adoption of cattle ranching: Comparisons of smallholder agriculturalists and forest extractivists in the Amazon. Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG) 11(1): 99-120. PR

C.V. Gomes, J.Vadjunec, and S. Perz. 2012. Rubber Tapper Identities: Political-Economic Dynamics, Livelihood Shifts, and Environmental Implications in a Changing Amazon. Geoforum: 43: 260-271. PR

Vadjunec, J. (2011). "Extracting a livelihood: Institutional explanations of deforestation in the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, Acre, Brazil," Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG) 10(1): 151-174. PR

Vadjunec, J., M. Schmink, and A.L. Greiner. (2011). "New Amazonian geographies: emerging identities and landscapes," The Journal of Cultural Geography (JCG) 28(1): 1-20.

Vadjunec, J. (2011). "ProAmbiente: Initial lessons from an environmental service program in Amazonia," Global Land Project (GLP) News 7: 22-24.

Vadjunec, J., M. Schmink, and C.V. Gomes. (2011). "Rubber tapper citizens: emerging institutions, policies, and identities in Acre, Brazil," The Journal of Cultural Geography (JCG) 28(1): 73-98.  PR

B. Schmook, R. Palmer Dickson, F. Sangermano, J.M. Vadjunec, and J. Rogan. (2011). "A step wise land-cover classification of the Tropical forests of the Southern Yucatan, Mexico," International Journal of Remote Sensing (IJRS) 32(4): 1139-1164. PR

Vadjunec, J. and R. Sheehan. (2010). “Ranching and State School Lands in Cimarron County, Oklahoma,” Great Plains Research 20(1). PR

Vadjunec, J., C.V. Gomes, and T. Ludewigs. (2009). “Land-use/cover-change among rubber tappers in the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, Acre, Brazil,” Journal of Land-Change Science 4(4): 249-274. PR

Vadjunec, J. and D. Rocheleau. (2009). “Beyond forest cover: land-use and biodiversity impacts in rubber trail forests of the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve,” Ecology and Society 14(2): 29. [online URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss2/art29/] PR

Vadjunec, J., L. Schneider, and B.L. Turner II. (2002). “Land-change science: The contributions of Latin Americanist geographers to global environmental change research,” In Latin America in the 21st Century: Challenges and Solutions. Ed. by Knapp. Austin: University of Texas Press. PR

PR - Peer Reviewed


  GRANTS & CONTRACTS RECEIVED

Land System Vulnerability and Resilience to Drought: A Multi-Scalar, Comparative Analysis of Public and Private Lands in the American West
Jacqueline Vadjunec (PI), Brenda Phillips and Todd Fagin (Co-PIs)
NSF/IMEE #1266381
Spring 2013-2016
Amount: $365,752

The Socio-economic and Environmental Implications of REDD+ Policy on Small Farmers in Acre, Brazil and Chiapas, Mexico
J. Vadjunec
OSU College of Arts and Sciences, ASR+1 research grant 
Summer 2013
Amount: $7,500

Adaptations in Grasslands: Towards an Integrative Research and Educational Program
B. Frehner, S. Fuhlendorf, M. Palmer, J. Steele, C. Davis, C. Zou, G. Wilson, & J. Vadjunec
OSU Provost’s Interdisciplinary Creative Planning Grant Program, Cultural and Biological
2011-2012 
Amount: $20,926 (Vadjunec, Co-PI, $4,000)

Roller Derby: Geographies of Gender and Sexuality
R. Sheehan (PI) and Jacqueline Vadjunec (Co-PI)
Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (FSSS)
Spring 2010
Amount: $1,000

Geographies of No One's Land: Place and Identity in Oklahoma's Panhandle
Jacqueline Vadjunec
A&S Summer Research Grant and Dean's Incentive Grant (DIG), Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Summer 2009
Amount: $9,000

Extracting the Livelihood:
The Social, Economic, and Environmental Implications of ProAmbiente
Jacqueline Vadjunec
College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
May 2008 - August 2008
Amount: $3,000


  PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association of American Geographers
   - Latin American Specialty Group
   - Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Specialty Group
   - Remote Sensing Specialty Group
Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers
Rede Reservas Extrativistas - Extractive Reserve Research Network
Phi Beta Delta:
Inducted 2007


 AWARDS

Regent’s Distinguished Teaching Award for the College of Arts and Sciences 
 
Oklahoma State University, 2012

Outstanding Advisor
 College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University 2011

Outstanding Teacher
 Department of Geography, Oklahoma State University 2010; 2009