Specialty Group

Development Geographies


The purpose of the Development Geographies Specialty Group (DGSG) is to provide a forum for research, education, and practice related to development studies and to developing areas. Our members are located around the world and engage in theoretical, applied, and critical work within the field of international development.


Regular: $5
Student: $1
Free for developing regions members

Daniel Esser, American University, 2021-23

Vice ChairJamey Essex

Ryan Z. Good 2021-23

Pronoy Rai
Kevon Rhiney
Paul O’Keefe,

Student reps
Aishwarya Bhattacharyya
Md. Abdullah Al Mamun

Planning and Development

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