Featured Speaker: Jennifer Veilleux

Jennifer Veilleux is a geographer focused on the water security of international rivers.  Jennifer earned her Ph.D. in Geography from Oregon State University. She has a background in surface and subsurface water science and has researched, published, and lectured on threats to humans and the environment from water development in the Nile, Mekong, Missouri, among other basins throughout the world.  In addition to scholarship, Veilleux uses maps, infographics, and satellite imagery through social media to highlight spatial relationships of environmental justice and human rights issues as relates to water.

As a Postdoctoral Associate with the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University, Jennifer does research and analysis of the hydropolitics of some of the world’s major rivers.



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