Jennifer C. Veilleux, PhD
Room 204, Terra Cognita Laboratory, Wilkinson Hall
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
Phone: 541.740.9921
Voicemail: 202.316.7111
Blog: http://jveilleux.blogspot.com/
E-mail: veilleuj@geo.oregonstate.edu


Education

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
PhD: Geography, 2014
Focus: Human Security Dimensions of Dam Development on International Rivers

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
MS: Environmental Science, 2005
Focus:Hydrogeology

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
BS: Environmental Science, Magna Cum Laude, 2003

Naugatuck Valley Technical Community College, Waterbury, CT
AA: Liberal Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 2001

Certificates

Water Security Short Course
University of East Anglia, UK, 2013

Water Conflict Management and Transformation
Oregon State University, 2014

 


Professional Experience

Database Manager & Lead Researcher, Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2010 - present

Water Advisor
Nile Project, San Francisco, CA, 2013 - present

Consultant
World Bank Group, Washington, DC, 2013

Teaching Assistant, Water Science and Policy 335
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2010 - 2013

Geospatial Analyst, Economic & Environmental Security Division
United States Department of Defense, Washington, DC, 2007 - 2010

Research & Editorial Assistant, National Defense University Press
United States Department of Defense, Washington, DC, 2006 - 2007

Alternative Energy Associate
Bright Power Inc., New York, NY 2005-2006

Assistant Editor
E/Environmenal Magazine, Norwalk, CT, 2005

Environmental Consultant, Prespa Park Project
United Nations Development Programme, Resen, FYR Macedonia, 2004

Assistant Editor, International Politics Journal
University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, 2002-2003



Professional Activities

Presenter, Association of American Geographers, 2014
Annual Conference, Tampa, FL
Focus: The Human Security Dimensions of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam at Three Scales

Guest Presenter, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, 2013
New Campus East, Washington, DC
Focus: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and Xayaburi Dam Human Security Analysis

Visiting Scholar & Guest Lecturer, Wando Ganet College of Natural Resources, 2012
Awassa University, Wando Ganet, Ethiopia
Focus: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Data Analysis

Guest Lecturer, Department of Geography, 2012
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Focus: Human Security Dimensions of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Geospatial-Intelligence and Planning Initiative Steering Committee, 2012
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University

Presenter, National Geospatial-Intelligence Foundation, 2011
GEOINT Community Week, Washington, DC
Focus: Human Geography of Water Security

Presenter, Association of American Geographers, 2011
Annual Conference, Seattle, WA
Focus: The Columbia River Treaty Changes Over Time: Resilience in the Basin

Visiting Fellow, 2003-2004
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Focus: Transboundary watershed management in Southeast Europe, Lake Ohrid Watershed

Visiting Fellow & Guest Lecturer, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, 2003-2004
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Focus: Transboundary watershed management in Southeast Europe, Lake Ohrid Watershed


Publications

Veilleux, Jennifer C., Matthew Zentner, Aaron Wolf. 2014. The Relationship Between Freshwater Resources, Socio-Cultural Dynamics, and Geopolitical Stability. USGIF Monograph Series #1: Challenges of Socio-Cultural Dynamics for Global Security. Chapter 3.2, p 81-88

Veilleux, Jennifer C. 2013. The Human Security Dimensions of Dam Development: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Global Dialogue 15(2).

Petersen-Perlman, Jacob, Jennifer Veilleux, Matthew Zentner, Aaron Wolf. 2012. Case Studies on Water Security: Analysis of System Complexity and the Role of Institutions. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education. 149 (1). 4-12.

Veilleux, Jennifer C. 2005. Cousteau's Water Crusade. E/Environmental Magazine. July/August 2005.


Awards

  • Gray Family Fund for Geography, 2012
  • Muckleston Award, 2011
  • United States Geospatial-Intelligence Foundation, 2010, 2011
  • NSEP, Boren Fellowship, 2003-2004
  • University of New Haven Presidential Award, 2003
  • Wives of the Rotary Club, 2001



Research Experience

Field interviews and site visits. Mekong River basin, Laos, PDR. "Dam Development as a Mechanism for Human Security." 2013

Field interviews and site visits. Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia. "Dam Development as a Mechanism for Human Security" 2012

Field interviews, site visits, and language study. Lake Ohrid Watershed, Albania, Republic of Macedonia, Greece. "Transboundary Watershed Management: Third Party Efficacy to Promote Cooperation in a Shared Basin." 2003-2005

Field interviews. San Salvador Island, Bahamas "Land-use changes over three generations." 2003


Research Interests

Human security; Water security; International Development; Internationally-shared Water Resources, Political Ecology; Complex Systems Analysis; Resilience Theory; Securitization Theory; Transboundary Watershed Management; Contemporary Dam Development. Regions: Nile Basin, Balkan Peninsula, Mekong River Basin, Aral Sea Basin, Amazon Basin.

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