Nurcan Atalan Helicke
Associate Professor Environmental Studies and Sciences Program
Phone: x. 8372 (off campus: 518-580-8372)
- Ph.D. Ohio State University, Geography
- M. A., Bilkent University, International Relations
- B. A., Middle East Technical University, International Relations
Courses Taught at Skidmore
- ES 100 Environmental Concerns in Perspective
- ES 224 Political Ecology (service learning course)
- ES 303 The Politics of Food
- ES 307 Global Environmental Governance
- ES 302 Environment and Development in the Middle East (a NW course)
- Conservation of agricultural biodiversity
- Access to healthy food
- Genetically engineered food and Islam
- Critical pedagogies and sustainability
- Atalan-Helicke, N. 2018. You Can Never Give Up Siyez If You Taste It Once”: Local Taste, Global Markets, and the Conservation of Einkorn, an Ancient Wheat. Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies 18(2): 33-45.
- Marten, G. and N. Atalan-Helicke. 2015. “Introduction to the Symposium American Food Resilience” Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 5 (3): 308-320.
- Atalan-Helicke, N. 2015. “Seed Exchange Networks and Food System Resilience in the United States” Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 5(4): 636-649.
- Atalan-Helicke, N. 2015. "The Halal Paradox: Negotiating identity, religious values and genetically-engineered food in Turkey" Agriculture and Human Values. 32 (4): 663-674.
- Atalan-Helicke, N. 2014. "Learning and Promoting Urban Sustainability: Environmental Service Learning in an Undergraduate Environmental Studies Curriculum Environmental Studies and Sciences" Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 4 (4): 294-300.
- Atalan-Helicke, N. and B. Mansfield 2012.“Seed Governance at the Intersection of Multiple Global and Nation-State Priorities: Modernizing Seeds in Turkey” Global Environmental Politics. 12 (4): 125–146.
- Eroglu, D. and N. Atalan-Helicke “Vulnerability and Marginalization of Snail Harvesting Rural Gypsy Families in Turkey”
- Atalan-Helicke, N. and Hope Casto “Ethical, Environmental and Educational Concerns Related to Energy Backed STEM Education”
- Atalan-Helicke, N. and A. Bueno*. “The question of young and immigrant farmer in Israel”
- N. Atalan Helicke, J. Chang*, A. Durland, J. Inaba*, T. Johnson* "Service Learning as a Creative Pedagogy: Political Ecology and Urban Forests", poster presented at the Urban Forests and Political Ecology: Celebrating Transdisciplinary international conference. Toronto, Canada. April 18-20, 2013.
* denotes student authors