Contact info

Office:
Geography-Geology Building, Room 120C
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Research Interests:

Spatial politics of international law; hybrid justice; Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL); Latin America; Southeast Asia.

Education:

Ph.D.

M.A. (2015), Geography, The University of Georgia

B.A. (2013), Geography and Latin American Studies, The University of Arizona

 

Of note:

2019 University of Georgia Center for Teaching and Learning GRSC Graduate Teaching Assistantship - a partial assistantship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the university.

2019 OGE Asia-Georgia Internship Connection Scholarship - to conduct summer fieldwork and to participate as a visiting scholar at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2019 University of Georgia Graduate Travel Grant - to present research at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Washington, DC.

2018 University of Georgia Graduate Travel Grant – to present research at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in New Orleans, LA.

2018 Wilson Center Graduate Research Award – for project: “Locating the International in Hybrid Justice” in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2017 University of Georgia President’s Venture Fund – for participation in the Latin American Summer School on Social Issues in Villarrica, Chile.

2017 Department of Geography Travel Grant – for participation in the Latin American Summer School on Social Issues in Villarrica, Chile.

2017 Graduate School Summer Travel Research Grant – for project: “Role of the International in Khmer Rouge Justice” in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2017 University of Georgia Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award – a university award from the Office of the Vice President for Instruction.

2016 Tinker Graduate Field Research Award – for project: “From Grave to the Courtroom, Whose Bodies Count?” in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2016 Department of Geography Summer Travel Grant – for preliminary dissertation research in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2016 University of Georgia Graduate Travel Grant – to present research at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, CA.

2015 Department of Geography Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

2014 Tinker Graduate Field Research Award – for project: “Narratives in the Landscape: History and Identity in Post-Conflict Guatemala” in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Courses Regularly Taught:
Selected Publications:

Steacy, Chad N., Brian S. Williams, Christian L. Pettersen, and Hilda E. Kurtz. 2016. “Placing the ‘Analyst’ in Discourse Analysis: Iteration, Emergence and Dialogicality as Situated Process.” The Professional Geographer 68 (1): 166–73.