Godwin Djietror, Ph.D.

djietrorGodwin Djietror, Ph.D.

Former Professor


  • Ph.D. (Geography), McMaster University, 2003
  • M.A. (Geography and Planning), The University of Toledo, 1997
  • B.A. (Hons) (Geography and Resource Development), University of Ghana, 1991


Dr. Djiertror retired from higher education in 2016. He joined the Department of Geography at Marshall University in fall 2010 after graduating from McMaster University with a Ph.D. in 2003, and teaching a variety of physical geography, human geography, and land use planning courses at Central Michigan University from 2004 to 2009. At Marshall, his teaching responsibilities included Economic Geography, Urban Geography, Principles and Methods of Planning, Urban Land Use Planning, and Geographic Research.


  • Joseph Taabazuing, Isaac Luginaah, Godwin Djietror, and Kefa M. Otiso.  2012.  Mining, conflicts and livelihood struggles in a dysfunctional policy environment: the case of Wassa West District, Ghana.  African Geographical Review 31(1):33-49
  • Godwin Djietror and Joseph Inungu. 2008. Spatial patterns and covariates of heart disease death rates in Michigan, 1998-2004. Internet Journal of Health. Volume 8 Number 1