Petra Tschakert

Ph.D. Arid Lands Resource Sciences, University of Arizona

Contact Information:
Department of Geography
The Pennsylvania State University
315 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-9399
Dept. website:


  • Climate change adaptation
  • Human dimensions of global change
  • Adaptive capacity and anticipatory learning
  • Rural livelihoods
  • Livelihood resilience and transitions
  • Social and environmental justice and health
  • Marginalization
  • Coupled social-ecological systems
  • Political ecology
  • Environmentally-induced migration
  • Participatory research and methods
  • Gold mining
  • West Africa


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