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Albert Armstrong

  • M.A. in Anthropology
  • Associate Lecturer
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in Albert's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Applied AnthropologyFood SovereigntyLand GrabbingEnvironmental PolicyExtractive IndustriesPolitical EconomyGlobalizationAnthropology of DevelopmentPolitical EcologyEnvironmental AnthropologySociocultural Anthropology


I am currently an Associate Lecturer in the School for the Environment at UMass Boston and have taught courses in urban geography and environmental policy. My primary teaching and research interests include environmental anthropology, political ecology, globalization, development studies, extractive industries (mining), political economy, environmental policy, social movements, and struggles over land and rural livelihoods in the Global South.

Publications (1)

  • Gold Strike in the Breadbasket: Indigenous Livelihoods, the World Bank, and Territorial Restructuring in Western Ghana

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Professional experience

Associate Lecturer

University of Massachusetts - Boston

September 2012 - Present


M.A. in Anthropology

California State University - East Bay

September 2003 - June 2007(4 years)

B.A. in Anthropology

University of California - Berkeley

September 1998 - December 2000(2 years)