Critical Geography and Social Theory

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Jeffrey Banister

Director, Southwest Center

Associate Research Social Scientist

Research Professor

  • Political geography
  • Environmental history
  • Geography of Mexico and Latin America
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Stefano Bloch

Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies, School of Geography, Development & Environment

Faculty, Graduate Program in Social, Cultural & Critical Theory

2021 Early Career Scholar / 2021 College Teaching Award

Trial Expert & Court Testimony: neighborhoods, gangs, graffiti, crime, identity

  • Cultural geography
  • Critical criminology
  • Autoethnographic research and writing
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Andrew Curley

Assistant Professor

  • Indigenous/Decolonial Geographies
  • Political ecologies of water and hydrosocial natures
  • Critical development studies

Mark Kear

Assistant Professor

  • Financial geography
  • Urban geography
  • Biopolitics
Chris Lukinbeal

Chris Lukinbeal


Director of GIST Programs

  • Cartographic Humanism and GeoHumanities
Sallie Marston

Sallie Marston

Regents Professor Emerita

Co-Founder and Consultant, School Garden Workshop

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Orhon Myadar

Associate Professor

  • Political geography
  • Critical Border Studies
  • Forced Displacement and Refugee Studies

Elizabeth Oglesby

Associate Professor

  • Globalization and labor issues
  • Human rights
  • Central America
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