Dr. Abraham Goldman – Emeritus


Abe Goldman

Associate Professor

Director, Center for African Studies


(352) 294-7506

Focus Areas

Areas of Specialization

  • Tropical agriculture and agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa
  • African geography and development
  • Environment and development
  • Cultural and political ecology
  • Ethnic conflicts, resources, and development

Educational Background

  • PhD in Geography, Clark University, 1986
  • M.A. in Geography, Clark University, 1984
  • B.A. in Economics, Harvard University, 1969

Recent Courses

  • GEO 2420 Introduction to Human Geography
  • GEO 3370 Conservation Resource
  • GEO 3930 Population/Resources/Environment
  • GEO 4938 Food and Agriculture in Africa
  • GEO 5809 Geography of World Agriculture
  • GEO 6118 Contemporary Geographic Thought
  • GEO 6938 Food and Agriculture in Africa

Recent Publications

Salerno, J., Chapman, C.A., Diem, J.E. et al. Park isolation in anthropogenic landscapes: land change and livelihoods at park boundaries in the African Albertine Rift. Reg Environ Change (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-017-1250-1

Goldman, A., and K. Heldenbrand. 2002. Gender and Soil Fertility Management in Mbale District, Southeastern Uganda. African Studies Quarterly 6 (1&2).

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