Richard J. Grant, Ph.D.(University of Colorado, 1991)
Professor Grant is a human geographer with specializations in economic and urban geography. His research interests include globalization, globalizing cities, the work and economy of slums, and international and regional trade patterns. His current regional interests are in West Africa, South Africa, and Europe. His books include Globalization and the Margins and The Global Crisis in Foreign Aid. His research articles have appeared in, among other journals, The Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Political Geography, Urban Geography, Environment and Planning A, and Economic Geography.
- Grant, R. and J. Nijman, “Globalization and the corporate geography of cities in the less developed world,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 92 (2002): 320-340.
- Grant, R. “The emergence of gated communities in a West African context: Eveidence form Great Accra, Ghana,” Urban Geography, 26 (2006): 661-683.
- Grant, R. Globalizing City (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2008).
- GEG 362 World Urban Geography
- GEG 522 Urbanization of the Developing World