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George White

George White


Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Office Building

Wecota Hall



Mailing Address

Wecota Hall 115F
Geography-Box 0506
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D., Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 1994
M.A., Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 1990
B.A., Geography and German Studies, California State University, Hayward, Hayward, California, 1987

Academic Interests

Sustainability, Political Ecology, and Political Geography.

Professional Memberships

American Association of Geographers (AAG)
Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Division of the American Association of Geographers (GPRM)
American Geographical Society (AGS)
National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)

Area(s) of Research

The intersections of natural resource use, the building of sustainable communities, globalization, the political organization of space, territoriality, identity, and culture.