Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Conferences (Invited and Attended)

* = conference postponed or cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

** = invited, but did not attend​

  • Conference presentation“Local Government Arrangements and Political Economy in Former South African Bantustans.”  Twelfth Annual Krueckeberg Doctoral Conference in Urban Studies, Urban Planning and Public Policy*. 11 March 2020, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Conference session moderator/discussant:  Territories of Agrarian Industrial Transformation,” American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting*.  6-10 April, 2020.  Denver, CO.

    • Conference presentation“Trading on Terroir: Fostering Artisanal Cheese and Alcohol Production through Specialized Agrarian Industrial Districts.”    

  • Conference presentation: “Trading on Terroir: Fostering Artisanal Cheese and Alcohol Production through Specialized Agrarian Industrial Districts.”  Thirteenth Global Studies Conference*.  4-5 June, 2020.  Concordia University, Montréal, Canada. 

  • Conference presentation: “Footprints About the Bantustan: Migration and Memory in Former South African Bantustans.”  Fourth Annual Memory Studies Association Conference*.  18-21 June, 2020.  University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. 

  • Conference Presentation:  “Agrarian-Industrial Transformation in Modernizing Ethiopia: The Cases of the Gibe III Dam and Nestown Initiative,”  Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE). 18-20 July 2020, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Conference presentation: “Trading on Terroir: Fostering Artisanal Cheese and Alcohol Production through Specialized Agrarian Industrial Districts.”  Tenth International Conference on Food Studies.  17-18 October 2020.  Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY. 

  • Detroit Fellow, Humanity In Action (HIA), Detroit, MI (November 2019):  Selected through competitive process as Humanity in Action Detroit Fellow, a financially supported 10-day immersive program focused on community-centered efforts and urban redevelopment in Detroit. Worked alongside nonprofit organization (Urban Farmers Inc) to conduct user-centric project design of a housing project that pairs senior citizen assisted living and housing with children aged out of foster youth. Conducted market research on senior apartment buildings in the Metro Detroit area (Wayne, Macomb, Oakland Counties) and created engaging profiles of potential future inhabitants of the housing project.  Developed narrative stories from seniors and youth aging out of foster care that are potential residents of the new buildings, conducting audio and video interviews with old and young prospective residents as part of a larger storytelling activity

  • Recipient of the Sigmund G. Ginsburg Urban Fellows Founder's Award and valedictory end-of-program send-off speaker.  Chosen by a vote of Urban Fellow peers as the fellow who best embodies the spirit and values of the NYC Urban Fellows Program. 

  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society (junior-year selection)

  • Public Service Honor Society (junior-year selection)

  • Stanford Alumni Association Award of Excellence

  • Urban Studies Program Commencement Speaker

  • National Finalist for Rhodes, Marshall, and Michel David-Weill (Sciences Po) Scholarships

Awards and Honors

© 2019 by Stefan Peter Norgaard

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