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Theoretical and Applied Development - Presentations On Learning & Experiences (TAD-POLE)

The Global Development Student Advisory Board is excited to bring the GDEV community together to learn more about each of our peer's experience and expertise while having a good time with pizza and informal conversation. Theoretical and Applied Development - Presentations On Learning and Experiences (TAD-POLE) events will take place once per month and will feature a couple short presentations followed by casual discussion. Undergrads, grad students, faculty/staff, and fellows are all encouraged to attend!

Thursday, February 16 @ Warren Hall B73 | 5-6pm 

  • Izzy Xavier '24 (IARD): Research on Weta Ecology during Study Abroad in New Zealand 
  • Eli Newell '24 (IARD): Connecting Sanitation and Agriculture: Augmenting fertilizer supply while reducing nutrient pollution

Thursday, March 9 @ Warren Hall 150 | 4:30-6pm

  • Speakers include a panel of Humphrey Fellows and undergraduate students in Global Development on their joint research projects through the inaugural Humphrey Fellow P.A.C.T. Research Assistant Program (Practicioner-Assistant-Collaborative-Training)

Thursday March 30 @ Mann Library 102 | 5-6pm

  • Jean Marie Nizigiyimana (Humphrey Fellow): Plastic Recycling and Circular Economy
  • Laura Miranda ‘23: Social Transformation and Large-Scale Mining in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
  • Fanuel Joseph Massawe (Humphrey Fellow): Tree Diversity and Quality Tree Seed for Livelihoods, Climate and Nature

Thursday April 20 @ Mann Library 102 | 5-6pm 

Thursday May 4 @ Mann Library 102 | 5-6pm 

  • Julia Pienkowska ’23: Red Hook Farms: Urban Ag and Food Justice in Brooklyn
  • Maria DiGiovanni ’23: Documenting the Perspectives of the Undocumented: Increasing Farmworker Representation in Discussion of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act
  • Nodira Kurbanbaeva (Humphrey Fellow): Factors Influencing Youth Employment in Agriculture and Horticulture in Uzbekistan

Date & Time

February 16, 2023 - May 4, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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More information about this event.

Contact Information

Eli Newell, Co-chair of Student Engagement, GDEV Student Advisory Board

  • ewn29 [at]


Members of the Global Development community


Department of Global Development

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