Degree & Academic Life:
Ph.D. Cambridge University, 1962
Professor of Geography, Johns Hopkins University, 1969-1989, 1993-2001
Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, Oxford, 1987-1993
Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2001-
Urban Studies, Environment, Political Economy, Geography, and Social Theory
A Brief History of Neoliberalism (2005); The New Imperialism (2003); Paris, Capital of Modernity (2003); Social Justice and the City (1992); Limits to Capital (1982); The Urbanization of Capital (1985); The Condition of Postmodernity (1989); Justice, Nature, and the Geography of Difference (1996); Spaces of Hope (2000); Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography (2001)
Fellowships & Prizes:
Outstanding Contributor Award of the Association of American Geographers, 1982.
Anders Retzius Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography, 1989.
Patron’s Medal of the Royal Geographical Society (London), 1995
Vautrin Lud International Prize in Geography, 1995.
Doctorado Honoris Causa, University of Buenos Aires,
Roskilde University, Denmark, University of Uppsala, Sweden, Ohio State University; Lund University, Sweden
Elected American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2007
Photo: Annemarie Poyo