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  • Conway-Gomez, K., M. Reibel and C. Mihiar. 2014. predictive model of yellow spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis) encounter rates at basking sites in lowland eastern Bolivia. Applied Geography 53: 332-340.

  • Carey, M., K. Conway-Gomez, J. Fong and S. Hanna. 2011. Research Beyond Borders. .

  • Conway-Gómez, K., N. Williams, C. Atkinson-Palombo, O. Ahlqvist, E. Kim and M. Morgan. 2011. Tapping Geography's Potential for Synergy with Creative Instructional Approaches. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 35: 409-423.

  • Conway-Gòmez, K. and F. Araya Palacios. 2011. Discussing the Geography of Sustainable Development through an International Online Collaboration with Students in Chile and the USA. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 35: 265-279.

  • Conway-Gómez, K. 2008. Market Integration, Perceived Wealth, and Household Consumption of River Turtles (Podocnemis spp.) in Eastern Lowland Bolivia. Journal of Latin American Geography 7: 85-108.

  • Conway-Gómez, K. 2007. Effects of Human Settlements on Abundance of Podocnemis unifilis and P. expansa Turtles in Northeastern Bolivia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6: 199.

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Educational Background

  • 2004 – Ph.D., University of Florida - Gainesville, FL (Geography with Wildlife Conservation concentration)

  • 1997 – M.A., University of Florida - Gainesville, FL (Latin American Studies & Tropical Conservation and Development)

  • 1992 – B.A., Macalester College - St. Paul, MN (Environmental Studies & Religious Studies, Biology minor)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2019 – Fulbright, Fulbright

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Marshall, J – Cal Poly Pomona

  • Smith, J – Cal Poly Pomona

  • Torres Lima, P – Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco, México

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