Bram Büscher

I currently serve as Professor and Chair at the Sociology of Development and Change group at Wageningen University. I also hold appointments as a visiting Professor at the Department of Geography, Environmental Management and Energy Studies of the University of Johannesburg and a Research Associate at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology of Stellenbosch University. From 2008 – 2014, I was as an Assistant and later Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University.

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Formal Education
2003-2008 Ph.D. (Cum Laude) in Political Science / Anthropology, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Title of PhD dissertation: Struggles over Consensus, Anti-Politics and Marketing. Neoliberalism and Transfrontier Conservation and Development in Southern Africa (Date of defense: 14 January 2009). Promotor: Prof. Ton Dietz.
1997-2002 MA Political Science at the VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Social-Cultural Sciences, with specialization in International Relations / Development Studies.


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Wageningen University
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