Matthew Sparke




Matthew Sparke is a Professor of Geography and International Studies at the University of Washington. He is the author of "In the Space of Theory: Postfoundational Geographies of the Nation-State" (Minneapolis: 2005), and "Introduction to Globalization" (Oxford: 2012) and has published widely on topics relating to globalization, global health, governance and mapping. With Steve Gloyd, he teaches the core gateway class into global health for undergraduates at UW: Introduction to Global Health (GH 101, GEOG 180, SIS 180). He is currently working on a book on Global Health and Globalization that examines how different ways of understanding globalization shape different approaches to implementing and evaluating global health policies.

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Jul 7th 2015

This course offers an evidence-based analysis of globalization that addresses what is happening to us personally as well as economically amidst the market-led processes of global integration.

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Jun 8th 2015

Analyze globalization using evidence-based methods to address current issues that affect us personally and economically amidst worldwide market-led forces.

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Feb 23rd 2015

This course examines the impact of market-led global integration on the economy and on our personal lives. It explores the complex uneven development dynamics of globalization in ways that allow you to see how your own personal perspectives on these dynamics are at once outcomes and enablers of economic and social change.

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