Andrew Herod is Distinguished Research Professor of Geography and Adjunct Professor of International Affairs and of Anthropology at the University of Georgia. He writes frequently on the topic of labor and globalization. He is the author of such books as Labor Geographies: Workers and the Landscapes of Capitalism, Geographies of Globalization, Scale, and Labor. He has edited or co-edited several books, including Handbook of Employment and Society: Working Space, The Dirty Work of Neoliberalism: Cleaners in the Global Economy, and Organizing the Landscape: Geographical Perspectives on Labor Unionism. He is also an elected official, having served as a member of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, since 2007. He holds a PhD in geography from Rutgers University, New Brunswick.