Matthew Derrick

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Chair and Associate Professor of Geography

Areas of Expertise

  • pharmacology
  • ]genome engineering
  • stem cell biology
  • target and drug discovery
  • assay

Matthew Derrick (PhD, University of Oregon) is chair and associate professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Analysis. A cultural-political geographer, his research and teaching interests center on issues related to place-based identities, how changing political-economies and new social geographies influence how individuals and groups understand themselves. The president of the California Geographical Society, he is also the editor of The California Geographer, which has printed multiple cannabis-related research articles under his editorship.Lemme know if you need anything else. Everything is crazy right now at Humboldt!