Philippe Le Billon

Professor, SPPGA / Geography
phone 604 822 9935
location_on Liu Building 207

About

Professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and Geography. His research interests include the political economy and geography of war, extractive sector governance, and the geopolitics of the “global land grab.”


Graduate Supervision

Melanie Sommerville (PhD – geopolitics of agroinvestments – on-going*)

Elaine Hsiao (PhD - legal geographies of peace parks - on-going)

Michael Simpson (PhD - pipelines, indigenous rights, and social movements - on-going*)

Dawn Hoogeveen (PhD – extractive sectors and indigenous land rights – completed*)

Ian Baird (PhD - resources, identities and territorialities – now Associate Professor, Madison)

Simon Springer (PhD – liberal peace and post-conflict violence – now Associate Professor, UVic)

Samuel Spiegel (MA - political ecology of gold rush in Africa – now Assistant Professor, Edinburgh*)

Sarah Panofsky (MA – Aboriginal ontologies and environmental impact assessments in oil industry*)

Jessica Lehman (MA - Post-tsunami coastal communities in Sri Lanka*)

Sara Elder (MA, Fair trade coffee and producer health in Rwanda*)

Arno Waizenegger (MA, Natural disasters and conflict termination)

Estelle Levin (MA – Conflict diamonds and artisanal mining in Sierra Leone*)


Philippe Le Billon

Professor, SPPGA / Geography
phone 604 822 9935
location_on Liu Building 207

Professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and Geography. His research interests include the political economy and geography of war, extractive sector governance, and the geopolitics of the “global land grab.”

Melanie Sommerville (PhD – geopolitics of agroinvestments – on-going*)

Elaine Hsiao (PhD - legal geographies of peace parks - on-going)

Michael Simpson (PhD - pipelines, indigenous rights, and social movements - on-going*)

Dawn Hoogeveen (PhD – extractive sectors and indigenous land rights – completed*)

Ian Baird (PhD - resources, identities and territorialities – now Associate Professor, Madison)

Simon Springer (PhD – liberal peace and post-conflict violence – now Associate Professor, UVic)

Samuel Spiegel (MA - political ecology of gold rush in Africa – now Assistant Professor, Edinburgh*)

Sarah Panofsky (MA – Aboriginal ontologies and environmental impact assessments in oil industry*)

Jessica Lehman (MA - Post-tsunami coastal communities in Sri Lanka*)

Sara Elder (MA, Fair trade coffee and producer health in Rwanda*)

Arno Waizenegger (MA, Natural disasters and conflict termination)

Estelle Levin (MA – Conflict diamonds and artisanal mining in Sierra Leone*)

Philippe Le Billon

Professor, SPPGA / Geography
phone 604 822 9935
location_on Liu Building 207

Professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and Geography. His research interests include the political economy and geography of war, extractive sector governance, and the geopolitics of the “global land grab.”

Melanie Sommerville (PhD – geopolitics of agroinvestments – on-going*)

Elaine Hsiao (PhD - legal geographies of peace parks - on-going)

Michael Simpson (PhD - pipelines, indigenous rights, and social movements - on-going*)

Dawn Hoogeveen (PhD – extractive sectors and indigenous land rights – completed*)

Ian Baird (PhD - resources, identities and territorialities – now Associate Professor, Madison)

Simon Springer (PhD – liberal peace and post-conflict violence – now Associate Professor, UVic)

Samuel Spiegel (MA - political ecology of gold rush in Africa – now Assistant Professor, Edinburgh*)

Sarah Panofsky (MA – Aboriginal ontologies and environmental impact assessments in oil industry*)

Jessica Lehman (MA - Post-tsunami coastal communities in Sri Lanka*)

Sara Elder (MA, Fair trade coffee and producer health in Rwanda*)

Arno Waizenegger (MA, Natural disasters and conflict termination)

Estelle Levin (MA – Conflict diamonds and artisanal mining in Sierra Leone*)