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



Chair: Jamey Essex,
University of Windsor

Vice Chair: Dr. Pronoy Rai, Assistant Professor
Portland State University

Treasurer: Jennifer Langill, PhD candidate
McGill University

Dr. Kwame Adovor Tsikudo, Assistant Professor
Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Paul O’Keefe, Assistant Teaching Professor
Rutgers University

Dr. Ryan Centner, Assistant Professor
London School of Economics and Political Science

Student reps:
Stefan Chavez-Norgaard, PhD candidate
Columbia University

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