Directory

Gil Latz

Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs
Professor of Geography
Department: Geography
317-278-1265
Education and Social Work Building (ES) 2126

Bio

Biography

Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, from 2012; Associate Vice President for International Affairs, Office of the Vice President for International Affairs, Indiana University, from 2012; Professor of Geography, IUPUI, from 2012; Philanthropic Studies Faculty, IU, 2012-2015; Professor of Geography and International Studies, Portland State University, 1983-2011; Executive Director, Waseda-Oregon Program, Portland State University, 2010-2011; Advisor, Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Tokyo, from 1999; Visiting Professor, Haifa University, 1998; Academic Advisor, Annenberg Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1987-2003.

Teaching

Teaching

Regional Geography of East Asia (political and economic); Cultural Geography of Western Europe; Trans-Pacific Leadership; Asian Studies and the Geography Curriculum.

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Primary: regional development and resource management policy (agriculture and urban) in Japan, East Asia, North America and Europe; Japan’s modernization process in terms of the role played by philanthropy and civic leadership; the internationalization of higher education. Secondary: international trade; educational video development.

Location

Location:
Education and Social Work Building (ES) 2126
Address:
902 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202