Stuart Sweeney

Stuart Sweeney, Professor

University of California, USA

Lead Scientist for project Gender in Peanut Production in Senegal



Stuart Sweeney is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Director of the Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research at UC Santa Barbara. After earning a BA from UC San Diego, he completed his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, the University of North Carolina. His diverse academic research interests span topics from applied statistics, spatial analysis, economic geography, demography, and development.

Current Project

Gender in Peanut Production in Senegal

Previous Project

Gender, fertility, and intra-household dynamics and resilience in the Senegalese peanut production chain