University of Wisconsin–Madison

Ruth Trumble

Ph.D.

rtrumble@wisc.edu

Pronoun(s): she/her
Advisor: Robert Kaiser

EDUCATION

M.S. Geography: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014

B.A. Geography: Hunter College – CUNY, 2012

Interests

Political geography, disaster preparedness, the politics of expertise, urban geography, Cold War urban planning, southeastern Europe, qualitative methods, disaster risk reduction, science and technology studies (STS), DRR infrastructure

RESEARCH AREAS

Political geography, urban disaster preparedness, southeastern Europe, disaster recovery

COURSES TAUGHT

Instructor of Record Introduction to Cartography, Summer 2020 and Summer 2018

Teacher Assistant Introduction to the City, UW-Madison Spring 2020

Our Digital Globe, UW-Madison Fall 2018, Fall 2020

Introduction to Human Geography, UW-Madison, Spring 2015

Introduction to the City, UW-Madison, Fall 2014

World Regional Geography, Geography of Human Rights, Population Geography – at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2012-2014

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Trumble, Ruth. Forthcoming, 2021. “Rhythms of Crises: Slow violence temporalities at the intersection of landmines and natural hazards,” book chapter in the volume, Geographies of Slow Violence: A Research Agenda. Shannon O’Lear, editor. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Trumble, Ruth. 2019. “Disaster Reduction Education and expertise: A proposal for unpacking the politics of knowledge production in DRE.” Geography Compass 13(1), e12411.

Trumble, Ruth, and Micheline van Riemsdijk. 2016. “Commodification of art versus creativity: The Antagonist Art Movement in the expanding arts scene of New York City.” City, Culture and Society 7, no. 3: 155-160.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2020 – UW Madison Dept. of Geography Whitbeck Dissertator Award

2020 – UW Madison Graduate School Conference Award

2020 – UW Madison Dept. of Geography Travel Award

2019 – Mellon-Wisconsin Dissertation Fellowship

2019 – European Geosciences Union Travel Grant

2019 – UW Madison Dept. of Geography Travel Award

2018 – UW Madison Graduate School Conference Award

2017-2018 – American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program, Academic Year

2017 – American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar Program, Summer

2017 – UW Madison Dept. of Geography Travel Award

2016-2017 – Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), Serbo-Croatian language study

2016 – American Councils Combined Research and Language Training Program, Serbo-Croatian

2016 – Scott Kloeck-Jensen, Pre-dissertation Travel Award

2016 – UW Madison Graduate School Conference

2016 – UW Madison Dept. of Geography Travel Award 2016

2015 – Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship, summer language study in Belgrade, Serbia

2015 – Scott Kloeck-Jensen, International Internship Award – declined