Matthew Sparke

Matthew Sparke is a Professor of Geography and International Studies and Adjunct Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington, where he also serves as the Director of Integrated Social Sciences. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in Geography from Oxford University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Geography from the University of British Columbia.

Professor Sparke researches the globalization and global health, including the epidemiologies of inequality embodied in global biological citizenship.

Representative Publications

Sparke, Matthew. “From global dispossession to local repossession: Towards a worldly cultural geography of Occupy activism.” The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell (2013).

Sparke, Matthew, and Dimitar Anguelov. “H1N1, globalization and the epidemiology of inequality.”Health & Place 18.4 (2012): 726-736.

Sparke, Matthew. “On denationalization as neoliberalization: Biopolitics, class interest and the incompleteness of citizenship.” Political Power and Social Theory 20 (2009): 287-300.

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