Congratulations to Ela Mastej for successfully completing the Qualifying Examination in the Rural Studies PhD program! Ela’s qualifying paper was titled, “Confronting Colonial Legacies of Environmental Assessment by Exploring the Nexus of EA and Participation”. Her presentation and discussion were recognized as outstanding by the examining committee. Stay tuned for more information on Ela’s doctoral research.

Thank you to member of Ela’s qualifying examination committee: Dr. Longboat, Dr. Gibson, Dr. Silvia Sarapura, Dr. Karen Landmen, and Dr. Deacon.