Anthony Bebbington

Anthony Bebbington is the Higgins Professor of Environment and Society and Director of the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. He is also a Research Associate of the Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales and a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. Professor Bebbington also received both a Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowship and is an elected member of both the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He earned his B.A. in Geography/Land Economy from Cambridge University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University.

Professor Bebbington researches the political ecology of rural change, with an emphasis on extractive industries and socio-environmental conflicts, social movements, indigenous organizations, and livelihoods.

Representative Publications

Bebbington, Anthony. “Political Ecologies of Resource Extraction: Agendas Pendientes.” ERLACS (2015).

Berdegué, Julio A., Javier Escobal, and Anthony Bebbington. “Explaining Spatial Diversity in Latin American Rural Development: Structures, Institutions, and Coalitions.” World Development 73 (2015): 129-137.

Peralta, Pablo Ospina, et al. “Extraterritorial Investments, Environmental Crisis, and Collective Action in Latin America.” World Development 73 (2015): 32-43.

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