Photo: Graduate Student Contact info Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: Geography-Geology Building, Room 120S Phone Number: 706-542-2926 Research Interests: Rachel is broadly interested in the production of ecological knowledge in politically charged spaces. Specifically, she studies how conservation agencies in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands produce science that reifies the colonial state and how these agencies can create more emancipatory ecologies. Google Scholar CV: Arney_CV_Spring 2023.docx (23.97 KB) Rachel is a PhD student in the Integrative Conservation and Geography programs at UGA. She is interested in political ecology, critical physical geography, science and technology studies, and anti-colonial environmental governance. Education Education: M.S., Biology, University of Texas-Brownsville, 2014 B.A., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 2010 Grant Support Grants: 2023 Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers Graduate Student Mini-Research Grant ($500) 2022 American Association of Geographers Student Travel Grant ($500) 2022 – 2023 George Hugh Boyd Memorial Scholarship ($2,000), University of Georgia Graduate School 2022 Summer Research Grant ($1,337), University of Georgia Graduate School 2022 Field Study Award ($750), Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers 2022 AGILE Scientist Award ($250), University of Georgia Integrative Conservation Program 2021 Graduate Student Research Award ($250), Graduate Student Affinity Group of the American Association of Geographers Course Instruction Courses Regularly Taught: GEOG 1125 Research Selected Publications: Arney, R.N., Henderson, M.B., DeLoach, H., Lichtenstein, G., & German, L.A. Connecting across difference in environmental governance: Beyond rights, recognition and participation, Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. Arney, R. N., Shepherd, A. K., Alexander, H. D., & Rahman, A. F. (2020). Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Storage in Natural and Prop-Scarred Thalassia Testudinum Seagrass Meadows. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-11. Arney, R. N., Froehlich, C. Y., & Kline, R. J. (2017). Recruitment patterns of juvenile fish at an artificial reef area in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Coastal Fisheries, 9(1), 79-92.