Spring 2013 Colloquium Series

Watershed Nation? Geography, Modernity and the
Solipsistic Foundations of Hungary’s Hydrological Imagination

Dr. Steve Jobbitt
Assistant Professor of History
California State University, Fullerton

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


Sociogeographic Domains of Migrant Stress and Health

Dr. Enrico Marcelli
Associate Professor of Sociology
San Diego State University

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


Climate Variations and Changes in Monsoon Regions:
A Multiscaling Problem and an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Dr. Leila M. Vespoli de Carvalho
Associate Professor of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara

Friday, February 15, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Land-Use Change, Ecosystem Services, and Local Livelihoods:
Ecological and Socioeconomic Outcomes of Payment for Ecosystem Services
in Ecuadorian Paramo Grasslands

Dr. Leah Bremer
Research Associate
Stanford University

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


Developing High Performance GIS Simulation Models
on Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure: A Case Study of Population Change
Models with Grid Computing and Cloud Computing Technologies

Dr. Rick Kim
Department of Geography
National University of Singapore

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


Feminicidio, Narcoviolence, Capitalism, Impunity:
The Feminist Fight on Mexico’s Border

Dr. Melissa Wright
Professor of Geography and Women’s Studies
Penn State

Friday, March 15, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


From GEOBIA to GEOBA? Object Based (Image) Analysis
for Integrating GIS and Earth Observation

Dr. Thomas Blaschke
Professor of Geography
University of Salzburg, Austria

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


Addressing the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem
in Geographic Research

Dr. Mei Po Kwan
Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Friday, April 19, 2013
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Scripps Cottage


Photogrammetry and Image Processing:
History, Trends and Opportunities for Academia and Industry

Dr. Stewart Walker
Director
Product Initiatives at BAE Systems

Friday, April 26, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
GMCS 313


Exploring Human Decision Making in the Context
of Web-Based Public Participation in Transportation Planning

Dr. Martin Swobodzinski
Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography
University of Minnesota

Friday, May 10, 2013
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Nasatir Hall 390