Affiliated Faculty Profile: My research focuses on the environmental history of tropical crops and commodities, especially in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. I look at the interplay between economy and environment by studying the origins of epidemic crop diseases. My current research project is a global history of...
IDS at the University of Guelph offers interdisciplinary undergraduate studies and collaborative graduate programs to support students interested in long-term change, global inequality, diversity, and poverty.
David Borish, recent IDS graduate, created a documentary called Tracks in a Tiger Economy which highlights the plight of tigers in Malaysia, including their connection to the struggles of Malaysia’s indigenous people and the environmental impact of development. Read the Campus News Article for the full story.
Congratulations to our 2016 IDS undergraduate prize winners! Excellence in International Development Studies prize David Borish International Development Studies prizes Angela Sweeney (Economic and Business Development) David Borish (Environment and Development) Tunchai Redvers (Gender and Development) Braden Weltz (Historical Perspectives in Development) Ryley Akin (Latin American Studies) Rosemary McKee (Political Economy and Administrative Change) Ana Paula Becerra (Rural and Agricultural Development)