What does the U.S. military have to do with the mysterious collapse of the bee population? A UC Berkeley geography professor looks into it.
Erica Lee is a Jacob K. Javits Fellow and PhD Candidate in the Department of History. She is working on a dissertation that examines infrastructure and welfare in US-Mexico border cities in the 19th and 20th centuries. At Berkeley, she co-founded the Urban History Working Group and has worked on a variety of archival research projects covering San Francisco, Manila, Chicago, San Diego, and Tijuana. Before beginning graduate school, she studied Rhetoric at UC Berkeley and Architecture at The Cooper Union.