Nelson Institute Environment and Resources PhD candidate Justyn Huckleberry was recently awarded the 2021 Jordan Prize for her paper, “Displacing Farmers and their Non/Human Relations through Internationally Funded Copper Mining in Botswana.”
The A.C. Jordan Prize is awarded annually by the African Studies Program to the student who writes the year’s best paper on Africa. As the recipient of this award, Huckleberry will receive $1000 and will be invited to present an Africa at Noon seminar in spring 2022.
In addition to this award, Huckleberry was a Fulbright Scholar in Botswana and is an editor for Edge Effects online magazine. Huckleberry studies how people experience and remember conservation and extractive-industry displacement, which was the focus of her award-winning paper. Read more