About the Author
Wolfgang Hoeschele received his BA in biology and art from the College of Wooster in Ohio (1987), his MS in environmental science from Washington State University (1990), and his Ph.D. in geography from the Pennsylvania State University (1998). Since 1998, he has been teaching geography at Truman State University in Missouri. He has done research on land degradation in southern India, on devising a classification system for countries in the world economy, and on reconceptualizing scarcity. He is currently engaged in studying how the concepts of the economics of abundance may be applied in urban contexts.