Ph.D. John Rennie Short,
Dr. John Rennie Short received his PhD from the University of Bristol and his MA in geography from the University of Aberdeen. He has received numerous research awards, including those from the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Geographic Society, and the Social Science Research Council. Dr. Short currently teaches at the University of Maryland where he is a professor of public policy.
Dr. Short is the author of 32 books, many invited chapters to edited books, and over 50 papers in scientific and academic journals. His work has been translated into Czech, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. Dr. Short is frequently invited to lecture around the world, including in Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, and Spain.
Born in Scotland, Dr. Short has lived in Europe, North America, and Australia and traveled extensively throughout the world.