Juan Galvis

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor, Chair






New Academic Building



Office hours: 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:40pm - 4:30pm

By appointment only

Courses taught: 

  • HI 3600: Global Geography: Peoples, Places and Environments
  • HI 3110: Latin American Culture


  • Ph.D., M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • B.A., Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Research interests: 

  • Urban Geography
  • Urban Governance and Public Space
  • Urban Environment/Sustainability
  • Development Geography and Latin America

Select publications & presentations: 

  • Galvis, J (2014) Remaking equality. Community governance and the politics of exclusion in Bogota’s public spaces. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Vol 38(4) 1458-75
  • Galvis, J (2014)  [Book Review] From the mines to the streets. A Bolivian Activist’s Life, by Benjamin Kohl and Linda C. Farthing. With Félix Muruchi. Science and Society Vol 78(3) 404-6
  • Galvis, J (2009) Developing Exclusion: The Case of the 1961 Land Reform in Colombia. In: Development and Change 40(3): 509–529
  • Galvis, J (2002) La dimensión urbana de la marginalidad en la Orinoquia. Tres dinámicas diferentes de su reproducción.  In: Territorios  no. 7: 89-107