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David Harvey
Position: Distinguished Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Phone: (212) 817-7211
Room Number: 6409.02
Research Interests: Geography and social theory; urban political economy and urbanization in the advanced capitalist countries; Marxism and social theory; social justice.


Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason (London, Profile Press; New York, Oxford University Press, 2017); translations scheduled in Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian



A companion to Marx's Capital. Verso, London, 2010.

Explanation in Geography, Edward Arnold and St Martin’s Press, 1969 (translated into Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese); reprinted Rawat Publications, New Delhi, India, 2003

Social Justice and the City, Edward Arnold and The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973 (translated into Japanese; Spanish; Italian; Korean); reissued with an introduction by Ira Katnelson, Basil Blackwell, 1992.

The Limits to Capital, Basil Blackwell (Oxford) and University of Chicago Press, 1982; reissued in 1999 with a new introduction by Verso, London; new Verso edition, 2006 (translated into Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish; Korean).

B.A. (Hons - First Class) in Geography, St Johns College, Cambridge, England, 1957. M.A. and
Ph.D., in Geography, St Johns College, Cambridge, England, 1962.
Leverhulme European Scholarship, 1960-61, to Uppsala University, Sweden.
Gill Memorial of the Royal Geographical Society (London), 1973
Guggenheim Memorial Fellow, 1976-7 to Paris
Outstanding Contributor Award of the Association of American Geographers, 1982.
Anders Retzius Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography, 1989.
Patron’s Medal of the Royal Geographical Society (London), 1995
Vautrin Lud International Prize in Geography, 1995.
Doctorado Honoris Causa, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997.
Doctorat Honoris Causa, Roskilde University, Denmark, 1997
Elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, 1998
Honorary Doctorate, University of Uppsala, Sweden, January, 2000.
Honorary Doctor of Science, Ohio State University, 2004
Elected American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2007
Doctorat Honoris Causa, Lund University, Sweden, 2008

Affiliated with the Ph.D. program in Anthropology, the Ph.D. Program in History, and the Doctoral Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences at the Graduate Center, CUNY.