Kelsey Brain

Research Interests

  • critical development studies
  • social and environmental justice
  • feminist political ecology
  • feminist methodologies

Research Focus

Human and Nature-Society Geography

Adviser

Education

  • M.S. Geography, Portland State University, 2010
  • B.S. Management, Oregon Institute of Technology, 2007

Publications

Brain, K. 2014. The Transnational Networks of Cultural Commodities: Peruvian Food in San Francisco. The APCG Yearbook, 76: 82-101.

Brain, K. 2012. Starting a small geography business. In Practicing Geography: Careers for Enhancing the Society and Environment, ed. M. Solem, J. Monk, and K. Foote.

Brain, K. 2010. Review of Sustainable Transportation: Problems and Solutions, by W. R. Black. The Professional Geographer, 62 (4): 548-49.

Presentations

Race, class, and gender in Costa Rica's 'Green Development'. Conference of Latin American Geographers, New Orleans, CA, January 5, 2017

Mining, gender, and livelihood transformations in “post-neoliberal” Bolivia. Association of American Geographers Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 1, 2016

Post-colonialism and subjectivity: Feminist perspectives on resistance in art. Women's Studies Conference, State College, PA, February 20, 2016

Gender, mining, and environmental justice in Bolivia. Circuits of Justice Workshop, State College, PA, November 8, 2015

The Transnational Networks of Cultural Commodities: Peruvian Food in San Francisco. Association of American Geographers Conference, Washington D.C., April 16, 2010

The Transnational Networks of Cultural Commodities: Peruvian Food in San Francisco. Oregon Academy of Science Meeting, Portland, OR, February 27, 2010