Dr David Nally

University Associate Professor at Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

University Associate Professor , Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

Dr David Nally is a University Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. He is a human geographer and a co-convenor of the Historical-Cultural Research Group. His research focuses primarily on the political, economic and cultural dimensions of colonisation, the geopolitics of subsistence crises, the politics of disaster relief, and the political economy of agrarian change. He has recently completed a book, Human Encumbrances: Political Violence and the Great Irish Famine (University Notre Dame Press, 2011) and is currently working on a genealogy of the concept of 'food security'. Dr. Nally teaches courses on historical and contemporary human geography, geographical methods, and the geography of famine. He was the editor of the RGS-IBG's monograph series on Historical Geography from 2007-2011.