Faculty Research

International Scholar Qing Wang

April 3, 2020 | Each year the University of Connecticut hosts hundreds of visiting scholars who are experts in their fields to teach, research, and train with university faculty and students. Qing Wang, Ph.D., joined the Neag School of Education for the 2020 spring semester from a UConn partner university, East China Normal University in Shanghai.

Inside the faltering fight against illegal Amazon logging

August 28, 2019 | “On July 4th, along a dusty backroad in the southwest Brazilian state of Rondônia, near the logging hub of Espigão d’Oeste, unknown assailants stopped a tanker truck, yanked the driver from the cab, and set it ablaze. The truck was carrying aviation fuel to resupply government helicopters supporting an operation against illegal loggers. Fearing further attacks, government agents suspended the operation and withdrew from the area.”

Resisting the “Wheel of History”

February 10, 2017 | The Khmer Rouge reign in Cambodia began in 1975, when black-uniformed soldiers marched into the nation’s capital during the Cambodian New Year. Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Professor of English and Asian and Asian American Studies Cathy J. Schlund-Vials explores the work of 1.5-generation Cambodian American artists and writers during the era of terror.