Girma Kebbede

Professor of Geography

Office: 328 Clapp Laboratory
Email: Girma Kebbede
Phone: 413-538-2004
Fax: 413-538-2239

Education

  • Ph.D., M.A. Syracuse University
  • B.A. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
 

Teaching

  • World Regional Geography (105)
  • Human Dimensions of Environmental Change (204)
  • Political Geography (206)
  • Geography of the Middle East (215)
  • The African Environments (217)
  • Third World Development (311)
  • Africa: Development Problems and Prospects

Publications

  • Living with Urban Environmental Health Risks: The Case of Ethiopia, Ashgate, 2004.
  • Sudan's Predicament: Civil War, Displacement and Ecological Degradation (1999).
  • The State and Development in Ethiopia, Humanities Press, 1992.
  • "The Challenges of Reconstructing Eritrea," GeoJournal 31, 2 (1993): 22-224.
  • The State and Development in Ethiopia, Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1992. (see review)
  • "The Agonies of Ethiopian Women Refugees in Khartoum, Sudan," GeoJournal 23, 2 (1991): 99-106.
  • "The State and Africa's Food Recovery," in A Reader in Peace Studies, edited by Ruth Davies and Barbara Munske, New York and Oxford: Pergamon Press (1990), pp. 119-126.
  • "Cycles of Famine in a Country of Plenty: The Case of Ethiopia," GeoJournal 17, 1 (1988): 125-132.
  • "Drought and Famine and the Political Economy of Environmental Degradation in Ethiopia," Geography 73, 1 (1988): 65-70. (with Mary Jacob)
  • "State Capitalism and Development: The Case of Ethiopia," The Journal of Developing Areas 22, 1 (1987): 1-24.
  • "Urban Growth and the Housing Problem in Ethiopia," Cities 2, 3 (1985): 230-242. (with Mary Jacob).