RCRG PhD Student Kristin Smith awarded USDA fellowship

Kristin K. Smith is the recipient of a prestigious, multi-year fellowship from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This award supports Kristin’s groundbreaking work examining the experience of communities in the Bakken as they attempt to leverage the current energy boom for long-term prosperity. Kristin’s work operates at the nexus of critical resource geography, political industrial ecology, and economics. Follow Kris on twitter: @kksmith312