Larry Swatuk

Larry Swatuk

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519-888-4567, ext. 48615
EV3 4253

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Larry Swatuk is a Professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and is also a Faculty Member of the Water Institute, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and is cross-appointed to the School of Planning and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management. Dr. Swatuks research focuses on the political economy of natural resources with a particular focus on freshwater governance and management in the Global South. He teaches courses in global political economy, theories of international development, and water security. Swatuk is also Associate Editor of the open access journal Water Alternatives and a founding member of the Environmental Peacebuilding Association.

Courses Taught

  • INDEV 200: Political Economy of Development

  • INDEV 602: Theories of Development

  • INDEV 608: Water and Security

  • INDEV 613: Water, Human Security and Development

Selected Publications


  • Ph.D - Political Science & International Relations, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
  • M.A. - Political Science & International Relations, University of Windsor
  • B.A. (Hons.) - Political Science, University of Windsor