PhD (Development Sociology), Cornell University
MA (Development Sociology), Cornell University.
Research Interests: Political Ecology, Agrofood Systems, Cultural Politics of Development, Environmental Certification, Southeast Asia, Thailand.
Office: N405 Ross
Peter Vandergeest (Ph.D., Cornell, 1990) teaches and writes in the areas of political ecology, agro-food studies, and the cultural politics of environment and development. Current and recent research encompasses agrarian studies in Southeast Asia, the history of scientific forestry in Southeast Asia, privatizing environmental regulation in industrial aquaculture, and democratization in natural resource management.
- Associate Professor, Department of Geography, York University
- Member, Graduate Program in Geography
- Member, Graduate Program in Sociology
- Visiting Lecturer, Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development. Chiangmai University (Thailand)