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About William G Moseley

William Moseley is a human-environment and development geographer with research interests in political ecology, tropicial agriculture, livelihood security, environment and development policy, land reform, fair trade, and famine early warning and hunger. He teaches: Introductory Human Geography; People, Agriculture and the Environment; Geography of Development; Geography of Africa; and a senior seminar in Comparative Environment and Development Studies. He is based in the geography department, teaching cross-listed courses in environmental studies, international studies and African studies.
Moseley is widely published in such journals as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Geographical Journal, the Geographical Review, Ecological Economics, Globalizations, Geoforum and Applied Geography. He has received external funding from the National Science Foundation and the Fulbright-Hays program of the US Dept of Education. He is a national councillor of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). He has served as editor of the African Geographical Review (2006-2010), chair of the AAG's cultural and political ecology specialty group (2008-2010), and a member of a National Academy of Science commission examining strategic directions for geography in the coming decade (2008-2010).
EDUCATION: B.A., Carleton College; M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Georgia.
William Moseley has been teaching at Macalester College since 2002.


Present Adjunct Professor of Geography, University of Minnesota
Present Professor of Geography, Macalester College


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Macalester College
Carnegie 104D
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6126

1. Books (10)

2. Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (35)