Alvin Maingi Solomon

Office: Geography, Huddleston Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Maingi Solomon

I am a human-environment geographer with research interests in agrarian systems, development, conflict, and migration. My regional research focus is Africa but I also teach courses in global politics and environmental governance.


  • Ph.D., Geography, West Virginia University
  • M.A., International Studies, Ohio University
  • M.A., Geography, Ohio University
  • B.Ed., Education, Egerton University

Research Interests

  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Hazards/Disasters
  • Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • International Relations/Diplomacy
  • International/Global Development
  • Land Use Planning/Policy
  • Landforms
  • Migration
  • Natural hazards
  • Politics

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 401: Regnl Geography Western World
  • GEOG 402: Rgnl Geography Non-Westrn Wrld
  • GEOG 550: Geog of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • GEOG 560: Geography of Natural Hazards
  • GEOG 574: Geography of Landforms
  • GEOG 584: Political Geography
  • GEOG 685: Geog Population & Development
  • IA 401: International Perspectives

Selected Publications

Wangui, E. E., Smucker, T. A., Wisner, B., Lovell, E., Mascarenhas, A., Solomon, M., . . . Munishi, P. (n.d.). Integrated development, risk management and community-based climate change adaptation in a mountain-plains system in Northern Tanzania. Revue de géographie alpine, (100-1). doi:10.4000/rga.1701

Most Cited Publications