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News / Events : Colloquia Series Spring 2015

The colloquia series welcomes speakers from across the campus and the world to discuss their research.

All colloquia are scheduled at 3:30pm in Storm Hall 316 most Fridays during the semester unless otherwise noted.

Testing the Bridging Hypothesis:
Short-term Mobility and Sexual Partner Concurrency in Agbogbloshie, Ghana

February 6

Dr. Susan Cassels
Assistant Professor of Geography
University of California Santa Barbara


“I Have Never Met Those People in That Room”:
Peer Lending and the Subsumption of the Informal

February 13

Dr. Mark Kear
Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography
University of Arizona


Symbolic bordering, Cosmopolitanism and Disinherited space.
Ethnography of Tourism in Montenegro

February 20

Dr. Irena Webber
Professor of Tourism
University of Primorska, Piran, Slovenia


Building Community?
Analyzing Gated Housing Compounds in Bahrain.

February 27

Dr. Zia Salim
Assistant Professor of Geography
California State University, Fullerton


Innovative Crime Modeling and Mapping

March 13

Dr. Michael Leitner
Associate Professor of Geography and Anthropology
Louisiana State University;
Associate Editor of CaGIS


Participatory Research on Youth Policing

March 17

Dr. Caitlin Cahill
Assistant Professor of Urban Geography and Politics at the Pratt Institute
City University of New York


CyberGIS for Data-Rich Geographic Research and Education

March 27

Dr. Shaowen Wang
Professor and Centennial Scholar of Geography
and Geographic Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


River Flow Response to Fire in California

April 10

Dr. Ryan Bart
Post-doctoral Scholar
University of California, Berkeley


To be Announced

April 17

Dr. E. Lynn Usery
ASPRS President;
Research Physical Scientist and Director
Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science (CEGIS)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


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