Assistant Professor of Practice in Environmental Studies
Travis Klingberg is Assistant Professor of Practice in Environmental Studies, and a geographer working across cultural geography, political ecology, and contemporary China. His research focuses on the culture and politics of geographic knowledge, nature and tourism, the rise of "Beautiful China," and ecological placemaking. Klingberg received his MA and PhD from the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder, funded in part by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Prior to joining the NYU Shanghai faculty he was a Luce/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow during a residency at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.