GSS welcomes two new assistant professors of geography, Caroline Faria and Ulrich Oslender. Dr. Faria specializes in feminist political geography, gender and nationalism, qualitative methods, and Sudan and Sudanese diaspora. She received her doctorate from the University of Washington in 2009. Most recently she was visiting assistant professor at Dartmouth College. Dr. Oslender specializes in political geography, political ecology, social movements, Latin America, forced displacement, and geopolitical discourses on terror. He received his doctorate from the University of Glasgow in 2002. From 2005-2008 his work was supported by a prestigious European Community Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship.