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CSDE Welcomes Four New Affiliates!

Posted: 6/24/2022 (CSDE Research)

CSDE’s Executive Committee is pleased to introduce four of our new UW Faculty Affiliates:

  • Kessie AlexandreAssistant Professor, Geography. Dr. Alexandre’s research focuses on public health risk and ethics; environmental racism; climate justice and the social implications of climate change adaptation; Black geographies and diaspora; and the politics and ethics of infrastructure. Her first book project, Floods and Fountains, is an ethnographic study of water insecurity and civic participation in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Magda BoutrosAssistant Professor, Sociology. Dr. Boutros is a sociologist who studies social movements against policing and the criminal justice system. Her book project examines contemporary French social and political mobilizations against racialized policing practices.
  • Jin-Kyu JungAssociate Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Dr. Jung is an urban geographer and planner whose interdisciplinary research  develops new ways of critical, qualitative, and creative possibilities of Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) and geographic visualization in understanding socio-spatial processes and politics of urban space and community.
  • Maya MagaratiActing Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Magarati is core faculty in Seven Directions, A Center for Indigenous Public Health, a part of the Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors. She incorporates Indigenous, landscape-based, culture-centered epistemologies in substance use, mental health, STI/HIV and environmental health research and evaluation.