David Harvey received his Bachelor's degree and Ph.D. in Geography from Cambridge University. After graduating, in 1961, Harvey joined the geography department at Bristol University as a lecturer. In the following years, he held teaching positions at Johns Hopkins and Oxford universities. An interest in social, political, and environmental concerns led Harvey to research and write a number of books, including Justice Nature and the Geography of Differences, The Urban Experience, The Condition of Postmodernity, and An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. Harvey's books have been translated into Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, and Korean. David Harvey has received many honors, among them the Outstanding Contributor Award of the Association of American Geographers, the Anders Retzuis Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography, and the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize.