EDUCATION

2019. PhD, Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dissertation: A Global Commodity’s Regional Cast: Governance, Smallholder Rubber, and the State in Southern Thailand

2013. MS, Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2012. MS, Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2005. BA, Economics and German, Colgate University

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON

Course Lecturer

Spring & Fall 2018. Environmental Conservation (Geography/Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies)

Teaching Assistant

Spring 2017, Spring 2019. Living in the Global Environment (Geography)

Fall 2017. Introduction to the City (Geography)

Fall 2014, Fall 2011. Introduction to International Studies (International Studies)]

Spring 2014, Spring 2012. Global Poverty and Inequality (International Studies)

Fall 2013. Introduction to Human Geography (Geography)

Fall 2009, Spring 2010. Introduction to Agricultural Economics (Agricultural & Applied Economics)

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, & AWARDS

2019. Clarence W. Olmstead Award for Outstanding Citizenship in the Department of Geography

2017. Hawai’i/Wisconsin Luce Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Fellowship for Research in Southeast Asia, Cambodia and Laos

2015 - 2016. Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award, Thailand

2016, 2012. Trewartha Geography Graduate Student Research Award, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2012. Center for Southeast Asian Studies Semester Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2010 - 2011. Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2005. Phi Beta Kappa, Colgate University

PUBLICATIONS & MANUSCRIPTS

Shattuck W (2019) Contesting with Clowns: the Use of Shadow Puppet Imagery to Convey Regionalized Burdens in Southern Thailand. In Preparation .

Shattuck W (2019) Decentering Global Capital: The Work of Scale in Reconfiguring Emphasis among Actors in a Global Production Network. Submitted for Publication.

Shattuck W (2018) Appropriate-ing Rubber: Scalar Translations in Southern Thailand. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 39 (1), 132-148. link

INVITED LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

Nov. 2018. Speaker. “Mobilizing through regional anchors: smallholder rubber farmers in southern Thailand respond to falling rubber prices.” Friday Forum Lecture Series at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nov. 2018. Guest Lecturer. “After the drop: the work of regional expression in contending with low rubber prices.” Environment and Development in Southeast Asia (undergraduate geography course), University of Wisconsin, Madison

Apr. 2017. Guest Lecturer. “Rubber: a livelihood in southern Thailand.” Human Geography of Southeast Asia (undergraduate geography course), University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jul. 2016. Presenter. “Falling Out of Place? Three-Year Retrospective on the Demonstrations Over Low Rubber Prices in Cha-uat District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province.” Seventh Annual Conference on Assembly and Community in Southern Thailand, Thaksin University-Songkhla, Thailand (presented in Thai)

Mar. 2016. Speaker. “From News Headlines to a Dissertation Proposal.” Behind the Scenes Lecture Series, Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, Thammasat University, Thailand (presented in Thai)

PAPERS & CONFERENCES

Apr. 2019. Paper session co-organizer. “After the Global Land Grab.” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Apr. 2019. Presenter. “Regional articulations: contending with low rubber prices in southern Thailand.” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Oct. 2018. Presenter. “Negotiating the rubber price drop: the work of regional-political expression in southern Thailand.” Council on Thai Studies Annual Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jun. 2018. Panel Moderator. “Transnational and Comparative Economics.” Wisconsin Summer Language Institutes’ 2018 Student Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Apr. 2018. Presenter. “Smallholders and sahai: the Communist Party of Thailand’s Lasting Impressions on Contemporary Thai Politics.” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Mar. 2018. Panelist. “Landscape Change in Mainland Southeast Asia: Collaborative Research Across Institutions, Geographies and Generations.” Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Washington, DC

Jul. 2017. Presenter. “From Street Protests to Shadow Plays: Expressing Experiences of Neglect in Southern Thailand.” Thirteenth International Conference on Thai Studies, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Apr. 2017. Presenter. “Placing Rubber: Agro-Regional Performativity in Southern Thailand.” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Oct. 2014. Presenter. “Southern Exposure: Rubber Trees and (Surplus) Values in Northern Thailand.” Council on Thai Studies Annual Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Oct. 2013. Workshop co-organizer. “Upper Midwest Nature-Society Workshop.” University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Aug. 2012. Presenter. “Innovations in Thai Agriculture: The Role of a Migrant Workforce.” Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute’s 2012 Student Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison

ACADEMIC SERVICE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON 

2017 - 2019: Graduate Student Representative to the Yi-Fu Tuan Lecture Series Committee

2013 - 2014: Graduate Student Treasurer

SKILLS

Languages (in order of most to least fluent): Thai (speaking, reading, writing; conversant in the southern dialect), Lao (reading), German (speaking, reading, writing), Spanish (speaking, reading, writing)

Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, STATA