Uploaded imageMarcheta Wright, professor of international relations in the College of Arts and Sciences, attended two conferences over the summer. In June, she participated in the 6th Annual June Forum, "From Local to Global: Exploring the Changemaking Continuum,” at Middlebury College in Vermont hosted by the Middlebury Center for Creativity, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship.

In July she presented a paper, "Local Responses to Global Issues in Samburu, Kenya and Ladakh, India: (En)gendered Environmental Human Rights Realities," at the 17th Annual Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations at the University of Toronto.