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Climate Cultures in Europe and North America

Michael Haedicke recently had a chapter published in the book Climate Cultures in Europe and North America, which is part of the Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research series. 

Here is the citation: Haedicke, Michael A. 2022. “The Politics of a Sustainable Coast: Competing Adaptation Cultures in Southeastern Louisiana.” Pp. 145-162 in Climate Cultures in Europe and North America, edited by T. Heimann, J. Sommer, M. Kusenbach, and G. Christmann. New York: Routledge. 

Here’s the link to the book’s website.

Maine Policy Review: By Karyn Sporer, Robert Glover of the Political Science Dept and a former Student

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Sociology Student, Senior capstone op-ed was published in the BDN

Sociology major Joy Cartwright (cc’d here) just had her senior capstone op-ed published in the Bangor Daily News!! You can read it here:


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Scholars Strategy Network: How to Prevent School Shootings in Maine by Karyn Sporer

Scholars Strategy Network: How to prevent school shootings in Maine

In 2021 and 2022, we witnessed the deadliest years on record for our students, teachers, and staff. There were at least 385 incidents of gunfire on school grounds, resulting in 115 deaths and 284 injuries. This includes the Uvalde, Texas shooting in May 2022 when Salvador Rolando Ramos drove to Robb Elementary School and murdered 19 students and two teachers. Their assault ended after being fatally shot by one of the 376 responding officers, more than an hour after the first shot was fired. Click here to read full article