Department of Geology and Geography
Mount Holyoke College
Office: Clapp Lab 328
Telephone: (413) 538-2004
Degree: Ph.D., Syracuse University (1981)
Research Interests: Economic development and environmental issues in the Horn of Africa.
Courses include: African environments; African development problems and prospects; Human dimensions of environmental change
Publications: Living with Urban Environmental Health Risks: The Case of Ethiopia (2004); Sudan's Predicament: Civil War, Displacement and Ecological Degradation (1999). See web site for additional publications.
Languages: English, Amharic
Geographic focus: The Horn of Africa.