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Faculty: Johnathan Bascom

Johnathan Bascom


  • Hometown(s): Ethiopia and Kansas
  • Completed a BS at Kansas State University, 1980
  • Earned an MA from Kansas State University, 1982
  • Received his PhD in geography from the University of Iowa, 1989.
  • Taught at East Carolina University for 11 years
  • Joined the GEO department in 2000
  • Twice a visiting lecturer at University of Asmara
  • Once a Research Fellow at Oxford University
  • Currently a program advisor for Calvin's Africa and African Diaspora Studies and International Development Studies programs

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Current teaching

Research interests

Recent Publications

Interim in Ethiopia

Interim in Kenya

Curriculum Vitae: Word | .pdf


Johnathan Bascom
North Hall 085