University of Wisconsin–Madison

Ruth Trumble

Pronoun(s): she/her

Title: PhD candidate

Education

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


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

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

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geography 550 N. Park Street Madison, WI 53706

Email: rtrumble@wisc.edu