Shannon M Werbeach

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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • BA: Geography, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2014.
  • BA: Philosophy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2014.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Federal Land Policy
  • Natural Resource Law
  • Conservation of Vulnerable Ecosystems through Governance
  • Natural Resource Science and Management
  • Political Ecology
Courses Taught
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Geography 1403: Geography of the Global Garden
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for GEOG/BSE 3361W: Geography and Public Policy
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG), member: "SWIG's mission is to promote the participation of women in the discipline of geography and to empower women who are pursuing academic and professional careers in geography. We provide regular opportunities for women and supporters of women to come together for intellectual, professional, and personal support, and to develop a network of information and resources." , 01/01/2017 - Present


  • The Degradation of Common Pasturelands in Matata, Rajasthan: As a volunteer researcher for the Indian service organization Seva Mandir, I interviewed the residents of the tribal village of Matata in order to ascertain the causes and implications of the decrease in value and function of the community's shared cropland. My proposed solutions were implemented to resolve the communications breakdowns and governmental mismanagement that had originally contributed to the degradation of those communal pasturelands., August 2013 - December 2013