As Associate Provost, Karen M. Morin's responsibilities include oversight of the Office of Global & Off-campus Education, Office of Sponsored Projects, Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Samek Art Museum, Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment, Bucknell University Press, Office of Undergraduate Fellowships & Research, the Bucknell-Geisinger Research Initiative, Presidential Fellowships, and special academic programming and colloquia.

A Professor of Geography, Morin's current research focuses on a number of projects linking carceral geography and critical animal studies. Her new book, Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals (2018), develops a framework for exploring resonances across human and nonhuman carcerality and captivity via analysis of the prison- agricultural- and medical industrial complexes. See:

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Women, Religion, & Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith, co-edited with Jeanne Kay Guelke (Syracuse University Press, 2007), 216 pp.

Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the Nineteenth-Century American West (Syracuse University Press, 2008), 278 pp.

Civic Discipline: Geography in America, 1860-1890 (Ashgate Historical Geography Series, 2011), 245 pp.

Historical Geographies of Prisons: Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past, co-edited with Dominique Moran (Routledge, 2015), 232 pp.

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Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment

Issues of environmentalism and sustainability affect nearly every aspect of our lives. The BCSE supports faculty, staff and students dedicated to environmental and nature-related learning, teaching, scholarship, service and action at local, regional, national and international levels.

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Presidential Fellowships

Each year, a select group of our most highly qualified applicants is invited to apply to the Presidential Fellows program. Fellows receive a $20,000 annual merit scholarship renewable over four years and are matched with a faculty or staff mentor to work on a significant, long-term project, research endeavor or experience.

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