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Great Decisions Topic: Changing Demographics with Dr. Michael Ewers, Assistant Professor – University of North Carolina Charlotte
April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
In-Person Wolfe Hall attendance no longer requires advance registration or a ticket. On April 29th Dr Ewers will join us via Zoom. Members and Guests who adhere to the Senior Scholars safety protocol are invited to join us in Wolfe Hall at PUMC. Please refer to the Hybrid FAQ’s updated April 20th.
FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION SYNOPSIS of Changing Demographics
The world experienced remarkable demographic changes in the 20th century that continue today and have resulted in far reaching social, economic, political and environmental consequences all over the globe. These consequences are creating mounting challenges to development efforts, security, climate, and the environment, as well as the sustainability of human populations.
Dr. Michael Ewers, Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.A. in Geography: Ohio State University
Ph.D. in Geography, Ohio State University
Dr. Ewers specializes in migration, globalization and economic geography. He is a human geographer and interdisciplinary social scientist. His research examines the human dimensions of international economic development, including processes of migration, employment and urbanization. While his research is situated in a global context, his regional specialization is in the Middle East.
Prior to joining UNC Charlotte in 2019, Dr. Ewers worked as a Research Associate Professor and Senior Policy Analyst at Qatar University’s Social and Economic Survey Research Institute Before that Dr. Ewers worked as an Assistance Professor at Texas A&M University.