Dr. Leo C. Zulu

Leo C. Zulu
  • Associate Professor
  • Interim Director, African Studies Center
  • Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences
  • African Studies Center
  • Geography Building
  • 673 Auditorium Rd, Rm 123
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • 517-432-4744


Political ecology, environment and development, and resource management in rural Africa. Remote sensing and GIS.


Political ecology; environment and development; community-based natural resources management in rural Africa; deforestation; food security; socio-spatial; temporal and biophysical processes of land use and land cover change in Africa and the techniques that permit their examination including Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems; and vulnerability and adaptation of rural communities in southern Africa to climate change.