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Gregory White

Professor of Government

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On sabbatical 2014-15

Gregory White is a native of Philadelphia and earned an A.B. from Lafayette College and a Ph.D. in Political Science and African Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He is the Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of Government and a member of the Environmental Science & Policy's program committee. He teaches courses on global environmental politics, international relations, migration and refugee politics, and international political economy. He also offers a senior seminar on North African politics.

He is the author of Climate Refugees or Mere Migrants: Climate-Induced Migration, Security, and Borders in a Warming World (Oxford University Press, 2011) and a co-edited volume on North Africa: From Status Quo to (R)Evolution (Routledge Press, forthcoming). His research and publications focus on Moroccan politics, environmental politics, and international security. He is currently coeditor of the Journal of North African Studies. In 2009 he received a New Directions Grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, and studied climate and earth science at Columbia University's Earth Institute in 2009-10.