Kenneth M. Bauer

Program Manager, Human Development, Dickey Center for International Understanding
Lecturer, Institute for Writing and Rhetoric
Lecturer, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) Program

As the Program Manager of Human Development initiatives at the Dickey Center, Dr. Bauer mentors students and facilitates campus events with invited speakers and Dartmouth scholars on international development. Bauer is also a faculty advisor to Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering.

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As lecturer in the AMES program and the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, I teach courses on environment and development issues, with a regional focus on Asia and thematic interests in state-society relations, biodiversity conservation, and climate change. Among my research interests are nomad settlement in Tibetan areas of China and economic development in the Himalayas.

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Curriculum Vitae Personal Website
304 North Fairbanks
HB 6048
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Institute for Writing and Rhetoric
The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
B.A. Brown University
M.S. University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. University of Oxford

Selected Publications

2011. Bauer, Kenneth, Geoff Childs, Sienna Craig, Andrew Fischer, eds. Development Transitions: Land, Labor and Social Policy in Tibet. Kathmandu: Himal Books.

2004. High Frontiers: Dolpo and the Changing World of Himalayan Pastoralists. Columbia University Press.

2012. Salick, Jan, Anja Byg, Kenneth Bauer “Contemporary Tibetan Cosmology of Climate Change.” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 6(4):447-­-476.

2011. Bauer Kenneth, Yonten Nyima. “Law sand Regulations Impacting the Enclosure Movement on the Tibetan Plateau of China.” Himalaya 30(1-­-2):23-­-37

2011. Bauer Kenneth, Geoff Childs, Andrew Fischer. “Development in Tibet: Land, Labor and Social Policy in Context of Rapid Transition. ” Himalaya 30(1-­-2):1-­-7.

2011. “Training Women for Success: An Evaluation of Entrepreneurship Training Programs in Vermont, USA. ” Journal of Entrepreneurship Education 14: 1-24.

2010. Bauer, Kenneth, Antoni Magri. “The Herder's Environment: A GIS Case Study of Resource Use Patterns Among Pastoralists in Central Tibet.” Journal of Land Use Science 28 July, pp.1--12.

2010. Wang, Qingbin, Kenneth Bauer, Kathleen Liang. “Toward multidisciplinary entrepreneurship education.” International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development 2(1/2): 84-95.

2009. “On the Politics and the Possibilities of Participatory Mapping and GIS: Using Spatial Technologies to Study Common Property and Land Use Change Among Pastoralists in Central Tibet.” Cultural Geographies 16: 229-252.

Bauer, Kenneth, Geoff Childs. “Demographics, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas.” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies 4:1-8.

2006. “Common Property and Power: Insights from Spatial Analysis of Historical and Contemporary Pasture Boundaries among Pastoralists in Central Tibet.” Journal of Political Ecology 13: 24-47.

2005. "Pastoral Development and the Enclosure Movement in the Tibet Autonomous Region since the 1980s.” Nomadic Peoples 9: 85-115.

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Works in Progress

Bauer, Kenneth, Sienna Craig. Medicine in the Mountains: Engaging in Health--Development Work in Asia's High Altitude Regions. University Press of New England.

“New homes, new lives: The impacts of resettlement on Tibetan nomads in Qinghai Province, PRC.” For submission to Journal of Peasant Studies.

Sayre, Nathan, Kenneth Bauer, Maria Fernandez-Gimenez. “Pastoral land tenure in transition: Paradoxes of property rights in comparative perspective.” Submitted to Annals of the Association of American Geographers.