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Name  William Moseley

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William G. Moseley (born 1965) is an author, scholar and professor of geography at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.



Moseley attended Carleton College (B.A.History, 1987), the University of Michigan (M.S. and M.P.P., 1993) and the University of Georgia (PhD "Sahelian ‘White Gold’ and Rural Poverty-Environment Interactions: The Political Ecology of Cotton Production, Environmental Change, and Household Food Economy in Mali", 2001.


He is a development and human-environment geographer with particular expertise in political ecology, tropical agriculture, environment and development policy, livelihood security, and West Africa and Southern Africa. Before becoming an academic, he worked for ten years in the field of international development.


Moseley has published over 80 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, as well as numerous newspaper op-eds. He write a regular column for Al jazeera English, serves associate editor of the journal, Food Policy, and previously served as editor of the African Geographical Review.


Moseley, W.G., M. Schnurr and R. Bezner Kerr. 2016. Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems. Oxford, UK: Taylor & Francis. (ISBN 978-1-13-818595-1)

McCusker, B., W.G. Moseley and M. Ramutsindela. 2015. Land Reform in South Africa: An Uneven Transformation. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (ISBN 978-1-4422-0716-5)

Fouberg, E. and W.G. Moseley. 2015. Understanding World Regional Geography. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley/Blackwell. (ISBN 978-0-471-73517-5)

Moseley, W.G., E. Perramond and H. Hapke and P. Laris. 2013. An Introduction to Human-Environment Geography: Local Dynamics and Global Processes. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley/Blackwell. (ISBN 978-1-4051-8931-6).

Moseley, W.G. and L.C. Gray (eds). 2008. Hanging by a Thread: Cotton, Globalization and Poverty in Africa. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press and Nordic Africa Press. (ISBN 978-0-89680-260-5).

Moseley, W.G., D. Lanegran and K. Pandit (eds). 2007. The Introductory Reader in Human Geography: Contemporary Debates and Classic Writings. Malden, MA: Blackwell Press. (ISBN 978-1-4051-4922-8).

Moseley, W.G. (ed.) 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on African Issues. 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Editions. Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill. (ISBN 0-07-284517-1, ISBN 0-07-351507-8, ISBN 0-07-351518-3, and ISBN 0-07-805008-1).

Moseley, W.G. and B.I. Logan. (eds.) 2004. African Environment and Development: Rhetoric, Programs, Realities. King’s SOAS Studies in Development Geography. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited. (ISBN 0-7546-3904-5).


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