Phone: (413) 585-3542
Office: 10 Prospect Street, #205 (and @ Wright Hall Global Studies Center) Hours: Th 1-2:30 PM at 10 Prospect Street, W 2-3:30 at Wright 119 & by appointment
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 Elizabeth Mugar Eveillard '69 Faculty Director of the Global Studies Center (http://www.smith.edu/world/index.php) and the Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of Government. 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.
His research and publications focus on Moroccan politics, environmental politics, and international security. He received a New Directions Grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, and for 2009-2010 he studied climate and earth science at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Most recently, he published Climate Refugees or Mere Migrants: Climate-Induced Migration, Security, and Borders in a Warming World (Oxford University Press, 2011). He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of North African Studies.