ORGANIZED CRIME: THE HIDDEN ENEMY OF SUSTAINABLE WILDLIFE IN TANZANIA

James Spillane

St. Augustine University of Tanzania

Professor James J. Spillane, S.J. was born at Brighton, Massachusetts, United States of America on 25 January, 1943. His assignments in the Jesuits have been mainly in university teaching including assignments in Iraq, Jamaica, Iran, Colombia, Indonesia ( for 33 years) and is currently at St. Augustine University of Tanzania in Mwanza, Tanzania. He became an Indonesian citizen on 4 October, 1996. While in Indonesia he was joint Professor of Economics at Sanata Dharma University and Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He was also director of the Sanata Dharma Center for Tourism Research and Training. For the last six years he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at St. Augustine University of Tanzania in Mwanza, Tanzania. He also lectures in the Tourism & Hospitality Management Department and the Masters of Business Administration program there. He received his B.S. and M.A. in Mathematics from Boston College (1964 and 1966), his Ph.D in International Economics from New York University (1972) and his M. Div. from the Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass. USA (1976).

Abstract

According to an American Congressional Research Service recent report, international criminals now supply a market for wildlife and wildlife animal products worth an estimated US$ 133 billion annually. The buyers may be avid... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. James Spillane (St. Augustine University of Tanzania)

Topic Areas

Topics: Wildlife, Tourism and Recreation , Topics: Human Wildlife Conflict

Session

OS-H4 » Understanding Social Dynamics to Address Conflict (08:30 - Wednesday, 13th January, Chui)