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Jamie Peck

British geographer


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Jamie Peck is the Managing Editor of Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, Canada Research Chair in Urban & Regional Political Economy, and Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia. He earned a B.A. and Ph.D. in geography from the University of Manchester.

Peck considers himself an institutional political economist, and focuses his research on labor regulation, economic geography and statecraft. His most recent books are Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing, Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism and Constructions of Neoliberal Reason.

Most recently, he has been studying the dynamics of “fast policy” in the context of facilitating fiscal transformation, and the sociology of global outsourcing. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Academy of Social Sciences, the Commonwealth Fund of New York and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is keenly interested in the ways that global forces are reshaped by local interests and practices.

His teaching positions have taken him to Johns Hopkins University, Oxford University, the National University of Singapore, University of Melbourne, University of Nottingham, University of the Witwatersrand, the University of Oslo, and the Queen’s University at Belfast. He teaches classes in human and economic geography, globalization, economic development and growth and equity.

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Jamie Peck FRSC FAcSS Background The recipient of Guggenheim and HarknessUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison and Professor of Geography at the University of Manchester, and has held visiting positions at Johns Hopkins University, Oxford University, the National University of Singapore, University of the Witwatersrand, the University of Melbourne, the University of Nottingham, the University of Amsterdam, the University of Oslo, and Queen's University Belfast.

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University of Manchester

Public research university in Manchester, England

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of British Columbia

Public research university in British Columbia, Canada

Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Manchester University

Liberal arts university with a campus located in North Manchester, Indiana, and a second campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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