Bruce Braun

Professor in the Department of Geography, Environment and Society

Bruce Braun is a native of Canada and grew up in the major oil center of Calgary, Alberta. He studied history and geography at the University of Winnipeg before completing a Ph.D. in Geography at the University of British Columbia and a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Geography, Environment and Society since 1999. His current research focuses on the social and political dimensions of extractive industry, with an empirical focus on the oil boom in North Dakota. He is also currently the Nature-Society Section Editor of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, the flagship journal of the discipline.

Research

Social and political dimensions of extractive industry, with an empirical focus on the oil boom in North Dakota

GCC Course Taught

GCC 3004
Bruce Braun