Gregory White

Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of Government

Gregory White

Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2019

Wednesday 2-3:30 p.m.; Thursday 3-4:30 p.m.

10 Prospect Street #205



Ph.D., M.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison

M.A., University of Delaware

A.B., Lafayette College


Gregory White is the Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of Government, the current chair of the government department and a member of the Environmental Science and Policy 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.

White’s research and publications focus on Moroccan politics, environmental politics and international security. He is currently co-editor of the Journal of North African Studies. In 2009–10 he received a New Directions Grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation and studied climate and earth science at Columbia University’s Earth Institute.

Recent Publications

“Environmental Refugees,” in The Handbook on Migration and Security, Philippe Bourbeau, ed. (London: Edward Elgar, 2017).

“The Specter of Climate Refugees: Why Invoking Refugees as a Reason to ‘Take Climate Change Seriously’ is Troubling,” Migration and Citizenship Newsletter of the American Political Science Association 4:2, Summer 2016.

“Kingdom of Morocco,” in The Politics and Government of the Middle East and North Africa, Mark Gasiorowski and Sean Yom, eds., 8th edition (Westview Press, 2016).

Co-edited (with Yahia Zoubir), North African Politics: Change and Continuity (Routledge Press, 2015).

Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World (Oxford University Press, 2011).