Professor of Geography and International Affairs
Marie Price is Professor of Geography and International Affairs at the George Washington University, where she has taught since 1990. She was the Director of Latin American Studies from 1999-2001, and Chair of the Department of Geography until 2009. Dr. Price was recognized for her teaching with the 2005 Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching. A native of California, she earned her BA from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University.
A Latin American specialist, Dr. Price has conducted research in Belize, Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba, and Bolivia. She has also done research in Sub-Saharan Africa as well. Her studies have explored human migration, natural resource use, environmental conservation, and regional development.