Benjamin Warner

Ben Warner

Assistant Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies
Ph.D., Arizona State University | CV | Website

Dr. Benjamin Warner joined the UNM Department of Geography and Environmental Studies in 2017, following his appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the University of Massachusetts. His work is broadly defined as development geography, with specific topics including water governance and institutions; Central American development; agrarian adaptation in Central America’s “dry corridor;” vulnerability, risk, and adaptation to environmental change and globalization; political economy of climate adaptation programs; critical development studies; and mixed methods. 


Water governance and institutions, Latin American development, vulnerability, risk, and adaptation to environmental change, political economy, development studies, mixed methods


Dr. Warner's research is grounded in critical development studies and focuses on water governance and climate change.