Dr. David S. Salisbury
Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment, Geography Advisor
International Studies Concentration Advisor, Latin America
Profile
Grants and Fellowships
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)  2013
 
Building Conservation Capacity in a Changing Amazonia. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the American Council for Education’s (ACE) Higher Education for Development (HED) program awarded the University of Richmond $750,000 over 21.5 years to assist a Peruvian Amazonian university, Universidad Nacional de Ucayali, to better prepare students and faculty to improve biodiversity conservation and sustainability in the Amazon rainforest.  Dr. Salisbury is Project Director for the University of Richmond.

Pan-American Institute of Geography and History. 2012.

The Pan-American Institute of Geography and History awarded Dr. Salisbury a grant in 2012 to organize and lead a one week cartography workshop between representatives from localities in the two countries with the largest portion of the Amazon River basin: Acre, Brazil and Ucayali, Peru.

Fulbright Scholar. Peru. 2010.
Awards
International Education Faculty Award.  University of Richmond. 2010.
Honorary Professor.  Universidad Nacional de Ucayali, Peru. 2007.
Presentations

Posters

Boettner, J., Sager-Gellerman, G., Strickler, E., Courtenay, C., Gilb, R., Gordon, W., Leonard, G., Marconi, J., McGovern, M., Nagle, M., Paiz Tejada, C., Pericak, A., Price, M., Vassallo, D., Yowell, R., y  Salisbury, D. S. 2012.  “Un Análisis Multi-escalar del Sistema Forestal Peruano.”   Poster presented at the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers, January 10-13, 2012, Mérida, México.

Price, R. M., Billups, K., Bodner, S., Burbank, M., Cohan. E., Elliott, S., Landesberg, C., Leonard, G., Marconi, J., McGovern, M., Petrosino, J., Phadke, A., Phelan, C., Purdy, A., and Salisbury, D. S. 2011. “The Temporal and Spatial Connectivity of the Gambles Mill Corridor, Richmond, VA.” Poster presented at the South Eastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, November 20-22, 2011, Savannah, GA.

Goldin, A., Nuñez, Y., Salisbury, D. S., Águila Soria, J., Espinosa Linares, R., Pinedo Ramírez, E., Rosero Flores, L., Nuñez Sánchez, M., Cavero Oroche, G., Vela Alvarado, J. W.,  Barreto Vásquez, O., Almeida Villanueva, G., Pérez Alván, C. 2011. “Gestión Invisible: Manejo de Recursos Naturales en dos Comunidades Indígenas Peruanas.” Translated poster presented to the Universidad Nacional de Ucayali and participating communities, Pucallpa, Perú.

Goldin, A., Nuñez, Y., Salisbury, D. S., Águila Soria, J., Espinosa Linares, R., Pinedo Ramírez, E., Rosero Flores, L., Nuñez Sánchez, M., Cavero Oroche, G., Vela Alvarado, J. W.,  Barreto Vásquez, O., Almeida Villanueva, G., Pérez Alván, C. 2011. “Invisible Occupation: Indigenous Natural Resource Management in the Peruvian Amazon.” Poster presented at the University of Richmond Research Symposium. Richmond, VA.

Salisbury, D. S. 2011. “Transboundary Mapping to Reconcile Conservation and Development in the Amazon Borderlands: A Case Study from Peru-Acre, Brasil.” Poster presented at the Association of American Geographers Conference. Seattle, WA.

Jump, J., Salisbury, D. S., and Vadjunec, J. 2011. “Roads and Development in the Peruvian Amazon: Predicting Land-Use/Cover-Change near Pucallpa, Peru.” Poster presented at the Association of American Geographers Conference. Seattle, WA.

Weinstein, B., Salisbury, D. S., Klinker, K., and University of Richmond Spatial Analysis Lab. 2010. “An Analysis of the Conservation Importance of Amazon Borderlands using Geographical Information Systems.” Poster presented at Association of American Geographers Conference.  Washington, DC.

Salisbury, D. S., Vela Alvarado, J. W., and C. R. Franko.  2010. “The Changing Contexts and Transboundary Dynamics of Reconciling Conservation and Development in the Amazon Borderlands.”  Poster presented at the LIX Annual Center for Latin American Studies Conference: Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America and Africa: Changing Contexts, Changing Strategies. Gainesville, FL.
West, L. A., Ríos Sánchez, A. I., Salisbury, D. S., and J. W. Vela Alvarado.  2010. “Gender and Species Use in Amazonian Home Gardens: the Social and Economic Context of Biodiversity Conservation.”  Poster presented at the LIX Annual Center for Latin American Studies Conference: Bridging Conservation and Development in Latin America and Africa: Changing Contexts, Changing Strategies.  Gainesville, FL.
Hazera, F. M. and D. S. Salisbury. 2008.  “A Qualitative Analysis of Illegal Logging Road Expansion in the Central Borderlands of Peru.”  Poster presented at the Association of American Geographers Conference.  Boston, MA.
Publications
Articles
Salisbury, David S. and Ben G. Weinstein. 2014. Cultural Diversity in the Amazon Borderlands: Implications for Conservation and Development. Journal of Borderlands Studies. 29, no 2: 217-241, DOI: 10.1080/08865655.2014.916462

Salisbury, David S. and Chris Fagan. 2013. Coca and conservation: cultivation, eradication, and trafficking in the Amazon borderlands. Geojournal. DOI: 10.1007/s10708-011-9430-x.

Salisbury, D.S., Borgo López, José, and Vela Alvarado, Jorge W. 2011.  Transboundary political ecology in Amazonia: history, culture, and conflicts of the borderland Asháninka. Journal of Cultural Geography 28, no 1: 147-177.
Salisbury, David S., Antelo Gutiérrez, A. L., Pérez Alván, C., and J. W. Vela Alvarado.  2010. Fronteras Vivas or dead ends? The impact of military settlement projects in the Amazon borderlands of Peru.  Journal of Latin American Geography  9, no. 2: 49-71.
Salisbury, David S. and Marianne Schmink. 2007. Cows versus Rubber: Changing livelihoods among Amazonian extractivists.  Geoforum 38, no. 6: 1233-1249.
Chapters
Salisbury, David S., Castro Sánchez Moreno, Mariano, Dávalos Torres, Luís, Guimaraes Vásquez, Robert, Saito Diaz, José, Tipula Tipula, Pedro, Treneman Young, Andrés, Arana Courrejolles, Carlos, Arana, Martín, and the Grupo de Monitoreo de Megaproyectos Región Ucayali. 2013. “Border integrations: The fusion of political ecology and land-change science to inform and contest transboundary integration in Amazonia.”  Pgs. 129-149 in Land Change Science and Political Ecology: Synergies and Divergences, Eds. Brannstrom, C. and J. M. Vadjunec.  London: Earthscan. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415540230/

Salisbury, David S. 2011. “GIS maps and the Amazon borderlands.” Pgs. 278-82 in Mapping Latin America: A Cartographic Reader. Eds. Dym, Jordana and Karl Offen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Salisbury, David S. 2003.  “Uso de la Tierra en la Zona de Influencia de la Provincia del Purus” in Alto Purus: Biodiversidad, Conservación y Manejo, Eds. Renata Leite-Pitman, Nigel Pitman and Patricia Álvarez.  Lima: Center for Tropical Conservation.  pp. 177-189.

Education
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
M.A., University of Florida
B.A., Middlebury College
Contact Information
(804) 289-8661
(804) 484-1577 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Human environment interface
Amazonia
Political ecology
Cartography
Conservation and development