Bassett Joins Beckman Institute

The Beckman Institute welcomes Thomas Bassett as a faculty member in the Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy (SDEP) strategic initiative. Bassett is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Illinois. Bassett’s research areas include Africa and Third World development, with a focus on topics such as African agrarian systems, political ecology, agricultural development, and socio-cultural change.

The Beckman Institute welcomes Thomas Bassett as a faculty member in the Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy (SDEP) strategic initiative. Bassett is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Illinois. Bassett’s research areas include Africa and Third World development, with a focus on topics such as African agrarian systems, political ecology, agricultural development, and socio-cultural change.