Mark Giordano is Professor of Geography and Cinco Hermanos Chair in Environment and International Affairs in Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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His research focuses primarily on the international political dimensions of water, agriculture and the environment. He teaches classes on those topics and others including the (in)famous Map of the Modern World. Mark is a founding member of Georgetown’s India Initiative and serves on the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy’s Working Group on the Global Commons. As part of his interest in using objects including maps and art in international education, he sits is on the Boards of The Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn and the Mokuhanga Project Space, Walla Walla. Prior to joining Georgetown, Mark held multiple roles at the Sri Lanka based International Water Management Institute, winner of the Stockholm Water Prize (the "Nobel Prize for Water"). He earlier served as a trade economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Mark has spent a substantial part of his professional life in Asia and Africa and is from the other Washington.