Geographically curious; globally engaged.

I am a professor of geography and international studies at Columbus State University in Georgia, USA. I also hold the Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Eminent Scholar and Chair of International Education at CSU. Global learning is one of the outcomes I value most through my teaching and administration of international education. My research areas focus on the production of space, the politics of scale, and contested spaces/borders. 

I have been a SIO (senior international officer) for 24 years and am experienced in education abroad, international enrollment management, international student and scholar services, and international/regional studies. I currently serve as the University System of Georgia's System Council for International Education and as the President of the Alumni Board for the East-West Center's Asian Studies Development Program. 

My scholarship focuses on Brazilian urban political economy, Chinese urban political economy, the political ecology of the Georgia coastline, and more recently, on antique maps of colonial America.


USA Tel: +1 (706) 507-8545

UK Tel: +44 (0)1865 600113

Brazil Tel: +55 (11) 3042 9389

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