Fall 2013 Colloquium Series

Web GIS: Technical Trends and Applications

Dr. Pinde Fu
Project Lead and Senior GIS Application Developer
Professional Services Division, Esri, Inc

Friday, September 13, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Civil Strife and Spread of Hate
from Understanding to Forecasting

Dr. Dipak Gupta
Distinguished Professor of Political Science
San Diego State University

Friday, September 20, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Understanding the Dynamics of Changing Land-use and Land-cover,
Population, and Climate in the Chitwan Valley, Nepal

Dr. Alex Zvoleff
Postdoctoral Associate
Conservation International

Friday, September 27, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Integrating Space and Place into Children’s Perceptions
of Environmental Health Hazards in Accra, Ghana

Dr. Marta Jankowska
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University/UCSB

Friday, October 4, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Land-Cover and Land-Use Change in Human-Environment Systems:
Understanding Complex Interactions among Policy and Management, Livelihoods, and Conservation

Dr. Sarah Wandersee
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University/UCSB

Friday, October 11, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


The Statistical Detection and Monitoring of Spatial Patterns

Dr. Peter Rogerson
Professor of Geography and Biostatistics
University at Buffalo

Friday, October 18, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313

Arthur Getis Distinguished Lecture Series


Mapping Phnom Penh during the Cambodian Genocide, 1975-1979

Dr. James Tyner
Professor of Geography
Kent State University

Friday, October 25, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Lessons from Accra

Dr. John Weeks
Professor Emeritus of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, November 1, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


After the Grizzly:
Endangered Species and the Politics of Place in California

Peter Alagona
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara

Friday, November 8, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age (HDMA):
A Research Frontier for Geographers to Analyze Big Data and Social Media

Dr. Ming Hsiang-Tsou
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, November 22, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Remote Sensing Based Characterization of Herbaceous Vegetation
in California Shrublands

Dr. Caitlin Lippitt
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University/UCSB

Friday, December 6, 2013
2:00 pm to 1:00 pm
GMCS 313


Smart Cookies: The Gendered Spaces of Labor, Citizenship,
and Nationalism in the Girl Scout Cookie Sale

Dr. Denise Goerisch
Doctoral Graduate
San Diego State University/UCSB

Friday, December 6, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313