Joslin Brown was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They are a student at Northern Michigan University, pursuing an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability with a minor in Biology.
Historic preservation is a major force in shaping the American landscape. Each year millions of Americans flock to historical sites to experience places that authentically represent the past. Michael Broadway and Joslin Brown examine some of the unique challenges surrounding Keweenaw National Historical Park’s development in Calumet.
The population dynamics of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are well documented. Its population, like most rural…
A new research paper by NMU professor and Rural Insights contributor Michael Broadway and NMU student and research assistant Joslin Brown looks at the population changes in the Upper Peninsula amidst the Covid pandemic.
A new research publication by Rural Insights contributor Michael Broadway and NMU student researcher Joslin Brown takes a look at the Keweenaw National Historical Park in Calumet, MI in the Upper Peninsula, and the park’s impact on the Calumet area’s economic development.
Many communities throughout the Upper Peninsula have developed their sense of place from the mining…