Professor of Government
Office: 10 Prospect St #205
On sabbatical 2014-2015
Gregory White is a native of Philadelphia and earned a bachelors degree from Lafayette College and a doctorate 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 and 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.
White's research and publications focus on Moroccan politics, environmental politics and international security. He received a New Directions Grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, and in 2009-10 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.