Caitlyn Sears


BA: Economics, International Trade, 2014 SUNY Buffalo

MA: International Trade, 2017, SUNY Buffalo

Research Interests:

Chemical geographies, Economic and Development Geography, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Global Production Networks, Agrochemical Production, Islamic Finance and Banking

Recent Courses Taught: 

Courses all taught in Singapore

GEO 330: Dynamics of International Business

GEO 333: International Trade

GEO 366: Urban Geography 

GEO 425: Industrial/Business Geography


Nila T. Gnamm Junior Faculty Research Fund, 2019

Alternate Candidate for Fulbright Research Award, 2020


Sears, C. (2019). What counts as foreign aid: dilemmas and ways forward in measuring China’s overseas development flows. The Professional Geographer, 71(1), 135-144.