|Patrick Larter, MA Geography Candidate
Master of Arts in Geography candidate, Patrick Larter, successfully defended his thesis on November 25. Does Time Heal All Wounds? The Restoration of Place Attachment after Loss of Place: The case study of Point Pleasant Park after Hurricane Juan.
Patrick will be continuing his work as a Research Associate with the CCRN in the coming year. The Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) is am international initiative comprised of indigenous, community, university, governmental and nongovernmental organizations conducting research globally on the links between communities, conservation and livelihoods, and on the best governance practices to support the combination of community-based conservation and sustainable livelihoods. Patrick's role as a research assistant supports the network by working alongside researchers to produce reports on local communities known as 'community stories' to improve our understanding on the links between communities, conservation and livelihoods.