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Dr Gerard Toal (Gearóid Ó Tuathail) writes about US foreign policy, geopolitics, and territorial conflicts. He is a Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech’s campus in the Washington metro area.




Ph.D. Political Geography, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 1989.

MA, Geography, University of Illinois, 1984.

BA (First Class Honors), History and Geography, National University of Ireland, 1982.

Toal’s research is featured in the book Key Thinkers in Space and Place (Sage, second edition, 2010). Click here for Euan Hague’s essay on Gerard Toal.

For more about him see his interview on the website Exploring Geopolitics.