Don Mitchell is currently Professor of Cultural Geography at Uppsala University, and Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University. He received his PhD in Geography from Rutgers University and taught at the University of Colorado before moving to Syracuse. He has been a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Oslo and the University of Chile. His research focuses on labour and landscape, urban public space, and the geography of justice.  Most recently he is the author of They Saved the Crops: Labor, Landscape, and the Struggle of Industrial Farming in Bracero-Era California (2012). He is currently at work co-editing a volume called Food Across Borders and as the general editor (along with the late Neil Smith) of Revolting New York: The Historical Geography of Riots, Rebellions and Uprisings.