Department of Geography
Michael Pretes, Ph.D.Professor
Education:Ph.D. Australian National UniversityM.A. Northwestern UniversityB.A. UC Berkeley
Geopolitics and Political Geography; Business and Economic Geography; Geography of Finance; Tourism and Recreation; Natural Resource Management; National Parks; Geography of Wine; Australia and the Pacific; Polar Regions; Western North America.
Pretes, M., and Gibson, K. 2008. “Openings in the Body of ‘Capitalism’: Capital Flows and Diverse Economic Possibilities in Kiribati.” Asia Pacific Viewpoint 49(3): 381-391.
Pretes, M., Goins, B., and Wagner, D. 2008. “Iceland,” “Norway,” “Sweden,” and “Finland.” In EARTH: The World Atlas, ed. C.F. Gritzner. Sydney, Australia: Millennium House.
Pretes, M., and Petersen, E. 2004. “Rethinking Fisheries Policy in the Pacific.” Marine Policy 28(4): 297-309.
Pretes, M. 2003. “Tourism and Nationalism.” Annals of Tourism Research 30(1): 125-142.
Pretes, M. 2002. “Microequity and Microfinance.” World Development 30(8): 1341-1353.Lal, B.V., and Pretes, M., eds. 2001. Coup: Reflections on the Political Crisis in Fiji. Canberra, Australia: Pandanus Books, and Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.