David Harvey

Distinguished Professor

City University of New York

David Harvey is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY); Director of The Center for Place, Culture and Politics; and author of numerous books. He has been teaching Karl Marx's Capital for over 40 years. 

Prior to his appointment at CUNY, Harvey’s illustrious career has included academic appointments at the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics, the Sorbonne, and Johns Hopkins. From a foundation in historical geography and examination of the methodology and philosophy of geography, his interests have evolved to areas of political economy and the process of urbanization; cultural, literary, and artistic transformation in history; and questions of environmental and political justice. The author of numerous books, Harvey is known for his groundbreaking work in The Condition of Postmodernity, Limits to Capital, Spaces of Hope, Social Justice and the City, Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference, and Spaces of Capital. Oxford University Press has recently published his latest book, The New Imperialism.