Marie Price

Marie Price
Professor of Geography & International Affairs [On Sabbatical]
Room 212
Samson Hall
2036 H St NW
Washington, DC 20052
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • Global Cities and Immigration
  • Migration and Development
  • Cultural and Environmental Geography
  • Latin America


B.A. (UC Berkeley, 1984)
M.A. (Syracuse, 1986)
Ph.D. (Syracuse, 1991)



2018. Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development, 7th edition . Co-authored with Les Rowntree, Martin Lewis and William Wyckoff. New Jersey: Pearson 

Diversity Amid Globalization

2016. Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World , 5th edition. Co- authored with Les Rowntree, Martin Lewis and William Wyckoff. New Jersey: Pearson.

 Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World

2013.  Marie Price and Elizabeth Chacko. Migrants' Inclusion in Cities: Innovative Urban Policies and Practices. Published in Spanish by the United Nations through UNESCO and UN-Habitat.  In English edition will be published in 2013

Book cover of Inclusion De Los Migrantes En Las Ciudades by Marie Price and Elizabeth Chacko.

2008. Migrants to the Metropolis: The Rise of Immigrant Gateways. Co-edited by Marie Price and Lisa Benton-Short. Syracuse University Press. 

Book cover of Migrants to the Metropolis: The Rise of Immigrant Gateways.

Chapters in Books

2015.  Elizabeth Chacko and Marie Price.  “Immigrant Entrepreneurship in the Washington Metropolitan Area: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Ethnic Minorities” in The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in North American Cities, edited by Carlos Teixeira and Wei Li.  University of Toronto Press.

2014. Marie Price. "Cities Welcoming Immigrants: Local Strategies to Attract and Retain Immigrants in U.S. Metropolitan Areas" Background Paper in World Migration Report, 2015, IOM.

2012. Marie Price. "Hispanic Entrepreneurship in a Global City: The Bolivian Diaspora in Washington DC" in The Hispanic Presence in Washington, DC, edited by Enrique Pumar. Emerald Press.

2011. Marie Price. "Placing Transnational Migrants: The Socio-spatial Networks of Bolivians in the United States" in Race, Ethnicity and Place in a Changing America, 2nd edition. Edited by John W. Frazier, Eugene L. Tettey-Fio and Noarch F. Henry. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. pp 209-220.

2011. Marie Price. “Ties that Bind” in Mapping Latin American: Space and Society, 1492-2000, edited by Karl Offen and Jordana Dym. University of Chicago Press. pp 209-220.

2011. Marie Price. “Latin America: A Geographic Preface” in Understanding Contemporary Latin America, 4th edition. Tom D'Agostino and Richard Hillman, editors. Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner. pp13-40.

2010 Marie Price and Elizabeth Chacko. “Immigrants as Entrepreneurs: How U.S. Cities Promote Immigrant Entrepreneurship” in Inclusive Cities for All: Urban Policy and Practice for Immigrants, UNESCO. pp 100-114.

2008. “Migration and Settlement” in The Sage Companion to the City, edited by Tim Hall, Phil Hubbard and John Short. Sage Publications. 2008 pp 189-209.

2008. “Edge Gateways: Suburbs, Immigrants and the Politics of Reception in Metropolitan Washington” co-authored with Audrey Singer. In Twenty-First Century Immigrant Gateways. Edited by Audrey Singer, Caroline Bretell and Susan Hardwick. pp 137-168.

2006. “Andean South Americans and Cultural Networks” in Contemporary Ethnic Geographies in America. Ines Miyares and Christopher Airriess, editors. Rowman and Littlefield, pp 191-210.

2004. “Soccer and Latino Cultural Space: The Fútbol Leagues of Washington , DC ” in Hispanic Spaces: Latino Places. Dan Arreola, editor. Austin: University of Texas Press. Co-authored with Courtney L. Whitworth. pp167-186.

Journal Articles

2016  Marie Price and Derek Breese.  Unintended Return: U.S. Deportations and the Fractious Politics of Mobility for Latinos.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Volume 106 (2): 366-376 Special Issue on Mobilities.  DOI: 10.1080/00045608.2015.1120149

2015  Patricia Solis, Marie Price and Maria Adames de Newbill.  Building Collaborative Research Opportunities into Study Abroad Programs: A Case study from Panama. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 39(1): 51-64.

2015  Timothy Hawthorne, Patricia Solis, Brittney Terry, Marie Price and Christopher Atchison. Critical Reflection Mapping as a Hybrid Methodology for Examining Sociospatial Perceptions of New Research Sites. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 105(1): 22-47.

2011 Elizabeth Chacko and Marie Price.  "The Role of the Diaspora in Development: The Case of Ethiopian and Bolivian Immigrants in the USA." Migration 5:5-19 (Tbilisi, Georgia).

2010 Marie Price “The Centennial Forum: An Introduction” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100 (5): 1-2.

2010 Marie Price “Reflections on Regional Research in the Geographical Review” Geographical Review 100 (4): 458-464.

2010 Kaitlin Yarnall and Marie Price. “Migration, Development, and a New Rurality in the Valle Alto, Bolivia” Journal of Latin American Geography 9(1): 107-124.

2009 Marie Price and Elizabeth Chacko. “The Mixed Embeddedness of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in a New Immigrant Gateway” Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies 7(3): 328-346.

2009. Marie Price. “How Global are Latin America’s World Cities: An Analysis of Immigration and Latin American Cities” Temas de Geografía Latinoamericana, Reunión CLAG-Morelia, Mexico. pp 295-319

2007. “Competing Visions, Shifting Boundaries: The Construction of Latin America as a World Region” with Catherine Cooper. Journal of Geography 106: 113-122.

2007. “Immigrants and World Cities : From the Hyper-diverse to the Bypassed” with Lisa Benton-Short. GeoJournal 68(2-3): 103-117.

2005. “Race, Immigrants and Residence: A New Racial Geography of Washington , DC ” Co-authored with Samantha Friedman, Ivan Cheung, and Audrey Singer. Geographical Review, 95(1):xx

2005. “Globalization from Below: The Ranking of Global Immigrant Cities” co-authored with L. Benton-Short and S. Friedman. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.

2005. “The World Settles In: Washington , D.C. as an Immigrant Gateway” with I. Cheung, S. Friedman and A. Singer. Urban Geography 26 (1): 61-83.

Book Reviews

2012 Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America (2009) Wei Li.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102(1):254-256

2009 Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (2004) Mae M. Ngai. Human Rights Review 8(3):289-292

2007 Deflecting Immigration: Networks, Markets and Regulation in Los Angeles . (2006) Ivan Light. Population Space and Place 13(2): 155-56.

Online Publications

2007 “Counting Immigrants in Cities across the Globe” with Lisa Benton-Short Migration Policy Institute, Source article, January 1, 2007.

Classes Taught

GEOG 3120 - World Regional Geography
GEOG 3161 - Geography of Latin American 
GEOG 4195 - Proseminar on Geographic Thought
GEOG 6232 - Migration and Development
GEOG 6261 - Geographical Perspectives on Latin America