Faculty Professional Development Workshop on Africa

Geography: Environment, Resources and Economics of Africa by Dr. Abraham Goldman

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Friday, Sept. 4
Building P, room 266
Time: 2-5 p.m.

This session will focus on the geography of Africa including its natural resources and how this impacts people’s lifestyle.  It will also look at the continent’s resources and how they compare at the global level.
The workshop presenter, Dr. Abraham Goldman, is the Director of the Center for African Studies and an associate professor in the Department of Geography.  He earned his PhD from Clark University and BA from Harvard University.  His research interests include food and agriculture in Africa, resources and conservation, geography of world agriculture, human geography, environmental impact of pesticides, and foreign policy issues linking developed and developing countries. His regional areas of expertise are Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda.