Colin Flint

Professor

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Contact Information

MAIN 320B
Email: colin.flint@usu.edu
Office Phone: (435) 797-5962

Faculty Bio

Colin Flint: a geographer whose books include The Geography of War and Peace, Introduction to Geopolitics, Political Geography, and Reconstructing Conflict; with Spanish, Polish, Korean, Mandarin, Japanese and Farsi translations.

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Teaching Interests

Political Geography, Geopolitics, International Relations

Research Interests

Geopolitics, Peace and Conflict, World-Systems Theory, Just War Theory

Education

  • PhD - University of Colorado at Boulder - 1995
  • MA - University of Colorado at Boulder - 1992
  • BA - University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne - 1990

Awards/Honors

  • Young Scholar Award in Political Geography - March 2004
  • Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning/AMOCO Teaching Excellence Award 1997
  • Graduate Student Research and Creative Work Award - May 1995

Books

  • Scholarly - Geopolitical Constructs: Mulberry Harbours, World War Two, and the Making of a Militarized Trans-Atlantic
  • Scholarly - Reconstructing Conflict: Integrating War and Post-war Geographies. - 2011 - Co-authored by: S Kirsch.
  • Textbook - Introduction to Geopolitics - 2006
  • Scholarly - The Geography of War and Peace - 2005
  • Scholarly - Spaces of Hate: Geographies of Hate and Intolerance in the United States of America - 2004
  • Textbook - Political Geography: World-Economy, Nation-State and Locality - 2000 - Co-authored by: P Taylor.
  • Scholarly - Transforming American Government: Implications for a Diverse Society - 1997

Publications

  • Book Review - "Geopolitics and the Quest for Dominance" by Jeremy Black
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal - One Belt, One Road Interpreted by the Western Geopolitical Imagination - Co-authored by: Xiaotong Zhang.
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book - Geographies of Reconstruction: Re-thinking Post-War Spaces - The Tyranny of Peace: Critical Perspectives on the Politics of International Intervention - 2016 - Co-authored by: Scott Kirsch.

Contracts/Grants Awarded

  • Growth and Collapse of Cities and Empires since 4000 BCE: Testing sociological, anthropological and geopolitical explanations of sociocultural complexity - $250000 - 2015-07-01
  • Geopolitical Constructs: The Making of the Mulberry Harbours - $1000 - 2014-02-18
  • Towards an Understanding of the Dynamism of North Korea's Geopolitical Codes and Geopolitical Visions - $20000 - 2009-12-31