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Jared D. Margulies

Dept. of Geography and Environmental Systems
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

EDUCATION AND AWARDS

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

09/12–Present
PhD Candidate in Geography and Environmental Systems. Advised by Erle Ellis in the Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology. Committee: Erle Ellis (UMBC), David Lansing (UMBC), Margaret Buck Holland (UMBC), Krithi Karanth (WCS-India, Duke), Paul Robbins (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

  • 2015-2016 Fulbright-Nehru Grant Recipient to conduct dissertation research in southwest India.
  • Intensive Foreign Language HEA Title VI Fellowship for 2014 summer study of Tamil, awarded by Syracuse University at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • South Asian Summer Language Intensive (SASLI) Full Fee Remission Award for 2014 summer study of Tamil, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

University of Oxford, Keble College 

09/09–09/10
Master of Science degree with distinction in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management at the School of Geography and Environment.

  • Supported by Elizabeth King Ellicott and Stimson-Duvall Fellowships from Goucher College.
  • Supported by Faith Ivens-Franklin Award and Keble Association Grant Award from Keble College.
  • Dissertation entitled “An investigation of the biodiversity conservation role of tea estates for wildlife in the Nilgiris District, South India: an historical perspective.”

Goucher College

08/04 – 05/08
B.A. awarded in Anthropology and Sociology with Environmental Studies, magna cum laude with honors.

  • Dean’s Scholarship recipient covering full tuition while at Goucher.
  • Elected to Phi Beta Kappa in spring, 2008.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Margulies, J.D., Magliocca, N., Schmill, M., Ellis E.C. (2016). Ambiguous geographies: connecting case study knowledge with global change science. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. doi: 10.1080/24694452.2016.1142857

Poulsen, M., Kim, B., Margulies, J., Dix, K., Palmer, A., Nachman, K. (2014) Urban Community Gardeners’ Knowledge, Perceptions, and Information Sources about Soil Contaminant Risks. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e87913. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087913

Love, D. C., Breaud, A., Burns, S., Margulies, J., Romano, M., & Lawrence, R. (2012). Is the three-foot bicycle passing law working in Baltimore, Maryland? Accident Analysis & Prevention48, 451-456. 

Margulies, J. (2012) No-Till agriculture in the USA. Organic Fertilisation, Soil Quality and Human Health. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, Volume 9, 11-30, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4113-3_2

Rule, A.M.; Geyh, A.S; Ramos-Bonilla, J.P.; Mihalic, J.; Margulies, J.D.; L.M. Polyak; Kesavan, J.; Breysse, P.N. (2010). Design and Characterization of a Sequential Cyclone System for the Collection of Bulk Particulate Matter. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 12, 1807-1814. DOI: 10.1039/c0em00034e

Franco, M.; Herring, S. (Eds.) (2010). The Baltimore City Food Environment. Published by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. Available from http://www.jhsph.edu/bin/k/o/BaltimoreCityFoodEnvironment.pdf

Margulies, J.D. (2007). Green Wood?: Sustainable Forestry and the Forest Stewardship Council. Verge: The Goucher Journal for Undergraduate Writing. Vol. 4.

EMPLOYMENT

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
05/13–Present
Research Assistant, Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
09/12–05/13
Teaching Assistant, Department of Geography and Environmental Systems</>

Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins University  
02/11 – 07/12
Program Officer—Farming for the Future Program</>

National Wildlife Federation
10/11 – 06/12
Blogger- forestjustice.org</>

INVITED SEMINARS

Kim B, Poulsen M, Margulies J, Dix K, Palmer A, Nachman KUrban Community Gardeners’ Knowledge and Attitudes Related to Soil Contamination Risks. Maryland Master Gardeners Meeting and Lecture, Baltimore, MD. March 2013.

Kim B, Poulsen M, Margulies J, Dix K, Palmer A, Nachman KUrban Community Gardeners’ Knowledge and Attitudes Related to Soil Contamination Risks. Community Gardening Resource Network (CGRN) Summit, Baltimore, MD. January 2013.

PRESENTATIONS

Margulies, J. (2014). Geographic and geometric ambiguities in case study research in land use and land change science. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Tampa, Florida. April 12, 2014.

Margulies, J. (2014). Where is your study? The geography of case studies and implications for global synthesis of case study research. Global Land Project Open Science Meeting. Berlin, Germany. March 19, 2014.

Margulies, J. (2012). No-Till Agriculture in the USA: Problems and Prospects. Ecosummit 4. Columbus, Ohio. October 3rd.

Margulies, J., Dix K, Kim B, Palmer A, Nachman, K. (2012). “Understanding Urban Gardeners’ Perceptions of Risk from Soil Contamination: Communication of Risk Knowledge and Resources between Individuals, Communities and Institutions.” 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, Maryland, March.

CONFERENCE POSTERS

Margulies, J., Magliocca, N., Ellis, E. Geography is the problem: on the relevance of local studies to global change research. Student Conference on Conservation Science. Bangalore, India. September 30th, 2014.

Margulies, J., Magliocca, N., Ellis, E. From local to global: identifying research gaps in conservation research using a new global collaboration engine. Oxford Biodiversity Symposium. Oxford, UK. October 2nd, 2013.

Margulies, J., Magliocca, N., Ellis, E. From local to global: identifying research gaps in conservation research using a new global collaboration engine. Student Conference on Conservation Science. Bangalore, India. September 30th, 2013.

Margulies, J., Poulsen, M., Kim, B., K. Dix, A. Palmer, K. Nachman. (2012). Perception of Risk among Baltimore City Community Gardeners from Soil Contamination. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. October 29th, 2012.

Margulies, J., Thekaekara, T. Wildlife persistence within the tea plantation landscape of the Nilgiris, South India, an historical approach. Ecosummit 4. Columbus, Ohio. October 2nd, 2012 .

Margulies, J., Thekaekara, T. Historical wildlife baselines and tea landscapes in the Nilgiris, South India. 1st Annual Student Conservation Conference. New York, New York. November 4th, 2010.

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