St. Paul, Minn. - Macalester College has granted tenure status to Daniel Trudeau, associate professor of Geography in the Geography Department. Trudeau, an urban social geographer whose research examines urban political economy, cultural landscapes, and social justice, received his PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder, his MA from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his BA from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He joined the Macalester faculty in 2006 as an assistant professor.
Trudeau's research experience represents his diverse set of interests in urban geography. He believes Geography is an important part of a liberal arts education. In his teaching, he tries to develop an awareness and appreciation of how geography matters for understanding the world around us, focusing on the usefulness of geographic concepts and perspectives for understanding social problems, politics, and culture.
Trudeau teaches Urban Social Geography, Political Geography and Cities of the 21st Century: the Political Economy of Urban Sustainability.
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