David Edmunds is a human geographer who is interested in environmental issues as they intersect with culture, social relations, politics and community development. He has a PhD from Clark University and received a Fulbright award for his fieldwork, in addition to a Rockefeller award for post-doctoral work at the Center for International Forestry Research. He has worked in various countries in Africa and Asia, as well as with Native American tribal nations in the United States. He teaches Global Development Theory II and Development on Ground each year to GDS students, as well as a variety of other courses, including Science, Technology, and Development and Culture, Commerce, and Travel. He is also responsible for helping students arrange for out-of-the-university learning experiences with a variety of local, national and international partners.