Department of Geography

Redlining, Tree Cover, and Temperature Variation

By Caylie Sims Faculty Mentor: Professor Melina Patterson Redlining is an environmental justice issue where, in the past, neighborhoods were graded based on a number of factors, one of which being race and class of its residence. These neighborhoods were given a grade, ranging from A as the highest grade, then B, C, and finally …

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Human Trafficking and the Kafala System

By Casey Johnson Faculty Mentor: Professor Farhang Rouhani For my Middle Eastern Studies Minor and Honors Program capstone, I studied the Kafala sponsorship system practiced within the Gulf states. The Kafala system is the state program that facilitates labor related immigration to these countries. The system requires a citizen or company within the country to …

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