Warwick Murray

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Professor School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences


Teaching in 2019

Research interests

Latin America economics politics culture and history, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, NZ and Chile relations, human geography, globalisation, international development, Third World, rural development, Global fruit trade, Pacific Islands geography and economics, Fiji, Niue, Asia Pacific geography and economics, Nature of geography and its history.

I have active research interests in the following areas:


Development Geography, Economic Geography, and Rural Geography


Globalization, Inequality and Social Injustice, Comparative Political Economy, Resource Peripheries and the Global Economy, Neoliberalism and development


Latin America - especially Chile, and Oceania - especially New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Niue, and the Asia Pacific

Selected Academic and Editorial Positions


  • PhD University of Birmingham (1996)
  • BSocSci with First Class (joint) Honours in Geography and Economics - University of Birmingham (1993)


The Singing Geographer: Four part National Radio Series with Prof Warwick Murray exploring Geography, Globalisation, Development and Environment in words and music.


Publications 1999 - Now


Teaching in 2019