Travis Klingberg

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Travis Klingberg
Assistant Professor of Practice in Environmental Studies
Email
jtk6@nyu.edu
Room
1205

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.

 

Education

  • PhD, Geography
    University of Colorado at Boulder
  • MA, Geography
    University of Colorado at Boulder

 

Research Interests

  • Critical Tourism Studies
  • Placemaking
  • Nature and Nation
  • Geographic Knowledge

Courses Taught

  • Environment and Society
  • China and the Environment
  • Geographies of China