About this Fellow
Allen J Scott is distinguished research professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests are focused on issues of urbanization, regional development, and economic geography.
- Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Policy Studies and the Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles
Environmental governance: relations between land use planning, environment & sustainability; policy processes in modern democracies, especially the role of knowledge, ideas & advice in policy formation & change.
Historical geography of British empire & exploration, eighteenth to twentieth centuries; histories of collecting, visual culture & geographical knowledge
The entanglement of natural & social histories in Iceland & Greenland; the anthropological contribution to climate change research; the history of Artic anthropology; the foundations of anthropological knowledge