Matthew A. Schnurr


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Phone: 902-494-7711
Mailing Address: 
Department of International Development Studies
Marion McCain Building
6135 University Ave.
Dalhousie University
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3H 4R2

Office location:
2173 Marion McCain Building
Research Topics:
  • Environment and development
  • Political ecology
  • Agricultural biotechnology
  • Environmental justice


  • 2001 B.Sc. (Hon) Queen’s University, Kingston ON
  • 2002 M.A. School of Oriental and African Studies, London UK
  • 2008 Ph.D. University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC

Research Interests

I am an environmental geographer with research and teaching interests in environment and development, political ecology, agricultural biotechnology, farmer decision-making and environmental justice. My regional interests are in east and southern Africa. 

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