Dr Brock Bersaglio

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Brock Bersaglio is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield and an Affiliated Researcher in the East African Institute at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. Focusing on East and Southern Africa, Brock’s work contributes to debates in rural geography, critical development studies, and political ecology/economy. Specifically, Brock’s research investigates the political-economic, socio-cultural, and ecological factors that drive land and resource struggles in the context of environmental conservation and natural resource-based development. Recently, Brock has written about: green grabbing and the political ecology of belonging; (re)territorialization and extractive-led development; and rural livelihoods, citizenship, and subjectivity more broadly. Brock completed his PhD at the University of Toronto in March 2017. His dissertation is entitled ‘Green Grabbing and the Contested Nature of Belonging in Laikipia, Kenya: A genealogy’.


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