John A Bowman

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Room 414 SocSci

267 19th Ave S

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Masters: Global Public Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Mineapolis, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Arts: International Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2007.

Curriculum Vitae


  • urban political economy, critical infrastructures, informal markets and labor geographies, mixed methods, qualitative research, development and governance, waste policy
  • Geographies on the Move: A Practical and THeoretical Approach to the Mobile Interview: Bowman, John, Jessica Finlay, Taylor & Francis, The Professional Geographer, 1-12, 2016. LinkDownload
  • Revies: Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure and Expertise: Bowman, John, The University of North Carolina Press, Southeastern Geographer, 56(3) 33-385, 2016. LinkDownload
  • Recyclers at Risk? Analysis of E-waste and Blood Lead LEvels at Ghana's Recycling Hub, Agbogbloshie: Bowman, John, Amankwaa, Ebenezer Forkuo and Alexander K.A. Tsikudo, London School of Economics, International Growth Centre, 2016. LinkDownload
  • Walter H. Judd International Graduate and Professional Fellowship, 2010 - 2010
  • Stassen International Internship Grant, 2010 - 2010
  • Most Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Department of Geography, Environment and Society, University of Minnesota, 2016 - 2016
  • Research Travel Grant, Department of Geography, Environment and Society, University of Minnesota, 2016 - 2017
  • Joyce C. Le Vi Graduate Research Partnership Program Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, 2014 - 2014
  • Babak Armanjani Prize for Professional Development, University of Minnesota, 2011 - 2011