October 21, 2015
Meet LAP Editor George S. Leddy
Born in Washington D.C. to a career foreign service family with Irish-American father and a Peruvian mother. I spent my childhood and youth in Latin America, particularly in Mexico, where I lived for twenty years. Attended school in the United States; California resident since 1974. Research and travel in South America, Europe and Africa.
University of California at Santa Barbara, Major: Philosophy, 1973-1975
University of California at Santa Cruz, Double Major: Environmental/Community Studies, 1977-1978
University of California at Berkeley, B.Sc. Conservation & Resource Studies, 1978-1979
Area of Interest: The Political Economy of Agriculture in Latin America.
University of California at Berkeley, M.A. Human Geography, 1981- 1985
Thesis: Petroleum Revenue, Agriculture and the State in Venezuela
University of California at Berkeley, Ph.D. Ad Hoc Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in
Ecology and Development Policy, 1995
Thesis: Catches, Commerce and Crisis: Fisheries, Government and Trade in the Mexican port of Guaymas, Sonora
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