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Associate Professor of Geography and International Affairs, George Washington University
Marie Price, a Nonresident Fellow, is an Associate Professor of Geography and International Affairs at the George Washington University, where she has taught since 1990. Formerly the Director of Latin American Studies from 1999-2001, she is Chair of the Department of Geography.
In 2006, Dr. Price was a visiting scholar at the Migration Policy Institute focusing on immigration to world cities and Latin American migration trends. In addition to her research on human migration, she has written about natural resource use, environmental conservation, and the geographical unevenness of globalization.
Among her many publications, she is a co-editor of Migrants to the Metropolis: the Rise of Immigrant Gateway Cities (Syracuse University Press, 2008) and a co-author of Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Envrionment and Development (Prentice Hall, 2008). Her research on global urban immigrant destinations has appeared in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Geo-Journal, and the Migration Information Source.
A native of California, she earned her BA in geography from the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her Ph.D. in geography from Syracuse University in 1991.
Cities, especially a few large ones, are the places disproportionately impacted by immigration. Marie Price and Lisa Benton-Short of George Washington University, who have examined the data for 150 cities worldwide, share their findings.