Brannstrom, Christian individual record
Professor and Associate Dean
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Dr. Brannstrom's research focuses on social and political aspects of renewable energy and unconventional fossil fuels in Texas. He also studies geographical dimensions of wind-power expansion in Brazil, where he has partnered with geographers at the Universidade Federal do Cear?. He regularly hosts visiting scholars interested in theoretical and empirical dimensions of environmental governance. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, Texas Sea Grant, the TAMU Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, and Brazilian funding agencies.

selected publications
Academic Articles89
Chapters13
  • Brannstrom, C., & Fry, M. (2017). New geographies of the Texas energy revolution. The Routledge Research Companion to Energy Geographies. (pp. 17-31). Routledge.
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  • Jepson, W. E., & Brannstrom, C. (2016). Techno-nature and Scaling Water Governance in South Texas. Norman, E. S., Cook, C., & Cohen, A. (Eds.), Negotiating Water Governance Why the Politics of Scale Matter. (pp. 155-172). Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brannstrom, C., & Vadjunec, J. M. (2014). Notes for avoiding a missed opportunity in sustainability science: Integrating land change science and political ecology. Brannstrom, C., & Vadjunec, J. (Eds.), Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability Synergies and Divergences. (pp. 1-23). Routledge.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2012). Agriculture. Crocitti, J. J., & Vallance, M. M. (Eds.), Brazil Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic. (pp. 20-24). ABC-CLIO.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2012). Cerrado. Crocitti, J. J., & Vallance, M. M. (Eds.), Brazil Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic. (pp. 142-145). ABC-CLIO.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2012). Environmental movement. Crocitti, J. J., & Vallance, M. M. (Eds.), Brazil Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic. (pp. 221-230). ABC-CLIO.
  • Brannstrom, C., & Filippi, A. M. (2012). Environmental policies for modern agriculture?. Sustainable Development: National Aspirations, Local Implementation. (pp. 271-291).
  • Brannstrom, C. (2012). Ethanol. Crocitti, J. J., & Vallance, M. M. (Eds.), Brazil Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic. (pp. 232-236). ABC-CLIO.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2011). Renewed El Dorado. Dym, J., & Offen, K. (Eds.), Mapping Latin America A Cartographic Reader. (pp. 269-272). University of Chicago Press.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2009). Brazil. Blouet, B. W., & Blouet, O. M. (Eds.), Latin America and the Caribbean A Systematic and Regional Survey. (pp. 293-318). John Wiley & Sons.
  • Jepson, W. E., Brannstrom, C., & De Souza, R. S. (2008). Brazilian biotechnology governance: Consensus and confict over genetically modifed crops. Food for the Few: Neoliberal Globalism and Biotechnology in Latin America. (pp. 217-242).
  • Brannstrom, C., & Gallini, S. (2004). An introduction to Latin American environmental history. Brannstrom, C. (Eds.), Territories, Commodities and Knowledges Latin American Environmental History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. (pp. 1-20). Inst of Latin American Studies.
  • Brannstrom, C. (2004). Talking to sediments: Reading environmental history from post-settlement alluvium in western São Paulo, Brazil. Brannstrom, C. (Eds.), Territories, Commodities and Knowledges Latin American Environmental History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. (pp. 171-191). Inst of Latin American Studies.
Conference Papers2
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
cbrannst@tamu.edu
First Name
Christian
Last Name
Brannstrom
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Geography; 3147 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3147
USA