Well done to Gregory Schwartz for being invited and admitted to Phi Kappa Phi national academic honor society. Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. His invitation was merited by academic performance, for achieving a 4.0 GPA in graduate school.
Gregory Schwartz has a B.A. in Geography & Spanish from UC Berkeley, and a M.S. in Geography from UW Madison. He was a 2013 Veselka Scholar, and recently presented his research at a colloquium for the department of Geography and the Environment, with a talk titled “Carving Out Space for Female Land Users in Costa Rica.” His research interests include Latin America (Costa Rica), development, environmental conservation, gender, deforestation, and neoliberalism.