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Galvin, Peter
Associate Professor

Primary Phone: 812-941-2218
Secondary Phone: None

Peter Galvin is an historical and human geographer with teaching and research experience in Africa and Latin America. His most recent research has focused on the spatial/cultural factors that impact the psychosocial functioning of former Liberian child soldiers. His past research has examined patterns of piracy in Latin America from a historical and geographic perspective.

Education: Ph.D. Geography, Louisiana State University M.A. Geography, University of Washington B.A. Agriculture, Purdue University


Latin American Geography
Category: History
Sub Category: IU Southeast
A/V Requirements: Computer with DVD/VCR and Projector

Book entitled "Patterns of Pillage" places Latin American Piracy within a spatial/historical context.
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Liberian war
Category: Africa
Sub Category: Our World
A/V Requirements: Computer with DVD/VCR and Projector

Research focused on patterns of relocation among Liberian war refugees as well as epidemiological distribution of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Liberian war survivors.
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