Jeremy Crampton: Cartography, human perception, cognition, spatial geoweb

Introducing Jeremy Crampton

Jeremy CramptonJeremy Crampton is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky.

He received his PhD from Penn State University in 1994, and has since held positions in the UK and US (previous one was at Georgia State University). The research interests of dr Crampton include political representation of space, especially through mapping and GIS. Read more

David Storey: Territories, landscapes, spaces, places, states, borderless world

Introducing David Storey

David StoreyDr David Storey is Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of Worcester, England. He was born and grew up in Ireland and has a BA in Geography and Economics, and an MSc in Geography from Trinity College, Dublin and a PhD from University College Cork. Prior to arriving at Worcester, dr Storey worked at the University of Glamorgan. His main research interests are in territoriality, nationalism and place; sport and national identity; rural development, heritage and place promotion. Read more

Katharyne Mitchell: Geoeconomics, Micro/Macro Scales, Fascism, Feminist Theory

Introducing Katharyne Mitchell

Katharyne Mitchell is Professor of Geography at the University of Washington and obtained a PhD in the same discipline at the University of California (Berkeley). What follows is her personal introduction in the first person (participants in the Geopolitical Passport series are usually introduced in third person).

Like many Americans I got a very (very!) broad undergraduate education, beginning in English and music theory as a freshman, then studying Danish and architecture (and failing out of English) during my junior year abroad, gravitating finally to art history by late in my senior year. Read more

Alexander Murphy: Nationalism, sovereignty, social constructs, human rights

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Introducing Alexander Murphy

Alexander Murphy is Professor of Geography and Rippey Chair in Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon.

He obtained a BA in Archaeology at Yale University, a J.D. in Law at Columbia University and a PhD in Geography at the University of Chicago. Read more

Jamie Scudder: Territorial Integrity – Modern States and the International System

Introducing Jamie Scudder

Jamie ScudderJamie Scudder is a Country Risk Analyst for Maplecroft. She obtained a Masters degree in Geopolitics from King’s College London where she secured a distinction. Read more

Leonhardt van Efferink: EU-Russian Gas Trade – Nord Stream, South Stream and Nabucco Pipelines

Introduction

Leonhardt van EfferinkLeonhardt van Efferink is Editor of ExploringGeopolitics, Founding Director of GeoMeans Strategic Environment Analysis and PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. He holds Master’s degrees in Geopolitics, Territory and Security (King’s College London) and Financial Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam). Read more

Martin Lewis: Metageographies, postmodernism and fallacy of unit comparability

Introducing

Martin LewisDr Martin W. Lewis (Coos Bay Oregon, 1956) is a Senior Lecturer in History at Stanford University. He obtained his BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz, followed by an MA and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. The research interests of dr Lewis include the historical development and political usage of key geographical ideas, environmental politics and the historical geography of an area in the Philippines. Read more

Jonathan Armstrong: State terrorism – Definition, geographic spaces and place destruction

Introducing Jonathan Armstrong

Jonathan ArmstrongJonathon Armstrong is currently studying for an MA in Geopolitics, Territory and Security at Kings College London after obtaining a BA in Government at the London School of Economics. Read more

Mahdi Ahouie: 4-Iran’s relationship with China, India and Russia

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more

Mahdi Ahouie: 3-Iran’s geographic complexity, defensive capacity, US military invasion

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more