Eve Vogel

Eve Vogel is Associate Professor and Co-Program Head of Geography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She studies the politics, history and policy of sustainable rivers and electric systems. A past research project focused on river floods in New England. Currently, she is researching the relationship among rivers, hydropower, and changing electric grids and policies. She is lead editor of a forthcoming special issue in the Northeastern Geographer entitled “Quebec Hydropower for a green Massachusetts? Connections, contradictions and contests of electricity.”

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