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John O’Loughlin

Professor of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder

John O'Loughlin's research interests are in the political geography of the post-Soviet Union, including Russian geopolitics, Eurasian de facto-states, and ethno-territorial nationalisms and post-conflict societies. He has also published on the diffusion of democracy, electoral geography, the geography of conflict, and the political geography of Nazi Germany. He teaches undergraduate classes in Political Geography, Geographies of Global Change, and the Geography of the former Soviet Union, and graduate classes in Political Geography and Nationalism. He serves on the Advisory Committee of the International Affairs undergraduate program.


  • –present
    Professor of Geography , University of Colorado Boulder