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WILLIAM G. MOSELEY is Professor and Chair of Geography, and Director of the African Studies Program, at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, where he teaches courses on Africa, environment and development. He has worked for the U.S. Peace Corps, the Save the Children Fund (UK), the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the World Bank Environment Department. His research and work experiences have led to extended stays in Mali, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Niger, Lesotho and South Africa. He is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is a regular contributor in Al jazeera English and has written op-eds that have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Minneapolis StarTribune, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. He is the lead author of several edited collections, including African Environment and Development: Rhetoric, Programs, Realities (Ashgate, 2004); The Introductory Reader in Human Geography: Contemporary Debates and Classic Writings (Blackwell, 2007), Hanging by a Thread: Cotton, Globalization and Poverty in Africa (Ohio University Press, 2008); An Introduction to Human-Environment Geography (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014) and four editions of Taking Sides: Clashing Views on African Issues, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011). He previously served as editor of the African Geographical Review.
Bill Moseley lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with his wife and two children. He enjoys running, cross-country skiing and board games. An interview with him may be found at: http://www.macalester.edu/whatshappening/audio/archive/2007/mactalk20070503.mp3