Research Group Keynote Speakers

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    Michael Watts

    University of California

    Michael J. Watts is Class of ‘63  Professor of Geography, and Director of Development Studies at the University of California, Berkeley where he has taught for thirty years   He served as the Director of the Institute of International Studies at......Read More>>

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    David O'Sullivan

    University of California

    David O'Sullivan is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley, having recently moved from the University of Auckland. Prior to those appointments, he was an Assistant Professor in the GeoVISTA Center at Penn State University, and......Read More>>

  • Prodyut Bhattacharya

    University in New Delhi

    Prodyut Bhattacharya is Professor and Dean of the University School of Environment Management at GGS Indraprastha University in New Delhi, India. Previously, he was at the Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal, India where he established the pioneering institution -......Read More>>

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    Jamie Peck

    University of British Columbia

    Jamie Peck is Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy and Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Canada.  His research interests include the political economy of neoliberalism, the politics of policy formation and mobility, economic......Read More>>

  • Danny MacKinnon

    Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies

    Danny MacKinnon is Professor of Regional Development and Governance in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) at Newcastle University in the UK. His research focuses on the institutions and politics of local and regional development and questions of......Read More>>