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                                               Richard P. Greene (March 2016)

                                               rich.richgreene.greene@gmail.com                                                                                                  

TEACHING                      Geographic information systems, urban studies, economic geography

INTERESTS                     

 

RESEARCH                      Geographic information systems & spatial analysis; Urban studies applications in

INTERESTS                     GIS; China urban system; Changing metropolitan regions with respect to land-use,

                              agriculture, and population/employment distribution.

 

EDUCATION                     University of Minnesota, Department of Geography.

                              Ph.D. Geography, December 1989 .  Dissertation: Poverty Concentrations in

                              Large American Cities.

                              M.A. Geography, October 1986 .

                              Master’s Thesis: Critical Density in Four American Cities.

                              Minor in Planning, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

 

                              University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

                              B.A. Geography, May 1983 .

                              Emphasis in Environmental management.

 

TEACHING                      University of Redlands, School of Business

APPOINTMENTS                  Senior Fellow, Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis (GISAB)

                              Courses: GISB692W— Spatial Analysis for Global Business and BUSB433—GIS

                              for Business.  (September 2015—June 2016).

                              Sabbatical Appointments: January 1998 - May 1998 and January 2007 to July 2007

 

                              University of Chicago, Committee on Geographical Studies

                              Lecturer

                              Intermediate GIS (Geog 284/384):  Development of advanced spatial data models

                              and the components of a GIS project design . Winter 2001 - 2016.

                              

                              Northwestern University, Geography Program, Department of Anthropology

                              Adjunct Associate Professor, Anthropology

                              Courses:  Geographic Information Systems (Geog 343).  Spring 2008 – Fall 2015.

 

                              Nanjing Normal University, Department of Geography

                              Visiting Associate Professor

                              Short Course on GIS and Urban Geography, Nanjing China.  July 2015

 

                              Capital Normal University, Department of Geography

                              Visiting Associate Professor

                              Short Course on GIS and Urban Geography.  Beijing China, July 2015

 

                              

 

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                            Northern Illinois University, Department of Geography.

                            Emeritus

                            Courses: GIS, Land Use Planning, Urban Geography, and Economic Geography

                            August 1990 – September 2014.

 

                            Shippensburg University, Department of Geography.

                            Assistant Professor

                            Courses: Geography of the United States and Canada, World Geography, and a

                            graduate seminar on Urban Planning.  August 1989 - May 1990

                            

                            GIS Workshops: (1) “Geographic Information Systems & the Urban

                            Environment,” National Science Foundation Chautauqua short course (May 1994,

                            1998, & 1999 Northern Illinois University; May 2000, Univ. of Pittsburgh; May

                            2001, 2002, 2003, & 2004 Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN (2) “The

                            Use of Geographic Information Systems in K-12 Education,” Kane County, IL

                            School Districts, February 2004. (3) “Geographic Information Systems for K-12

                            Administration,” Kane County Regional Office of Education , January 2004. (4)

                            “Spatial Analysis & GIS,” Illinois GIS Association Annual Meeting in Lisle, IL

                            (November 2003, 2004, and 2005). (5) “An Interdisciplinary-Teacher Training (K-

                            12) Program on Earth System Science Using Information Technology,” NASA’s

                            Earth Science Enterprise Education Program (July 2000, 2001 & 2002).  (6)  “The

                            Use of Geographic Information Systems for Social Sciences, Social Science

                            Research Institute, NIU (May 2000, 2001, & 2002).  (7) The Use of Geographic

                            Information Systems in K-12 Education, Rockford, IL School System (June 2001

                            & 2002).  (8) “Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Managers,”

                            NRCS, Geneva, IL (March 2001). (9)  “GIS for College Teachers of the Social &

                            Physical Sciences,” Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa (March 25-27, 2000). 

                            (10) “GIS for Urban Planners,” AAG Annual Meeting. (March 1995).

 

RESEARCH                    United States Bureau of the Census, Housing & Household Economic

POSITIONS                   Statistics Division, Washington, DC.

                            Research Analyst

                            May 1991 - August 1991

 

                            American Statistical Association/National Science Foundation/Census

                            Research Program, Washington, D.C.

                            Research Associate

                            September 1987 - December  1988

 

                            Water Resources Research Center, University of Minnesota.

                            Research Assistant

                            GIS analysis of water resources in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area.

                            July 1986 - July 1987

 

                            Environmental and Energy Study Conference, United States Congress,

                            Washington, D.C.

                            Internship

                            Research on environmental and energy issues for agency’s Weekly Bulletin.

                            Spring 1983

 

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PROFESSIONAL                    Association of American Geographers.

MEMBERSHIPS                     Member, June 1984 - Present

& OFFICES

                                President of the Association of Arid Land s Studies.

                                1999 - 2000

 

                                Executive Councilor of the  Western Social Science Association.

                                March 2002 – April 2005

 

PUBLICATIONS                    Books

 

                                Greene, R. P. and Pick, J. B., 2012, Exploring the Urban Community: A GIS

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                                Approach ( 1   and 2            Editions).   Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.

 

                                Greene, R. P., Bouman, M. J., and Grammenos, D., eds., 2006, Chicago’s

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                                Geographies: Metropolis for the 21   Century.  Washington, DC: Association of

                                American Geographers.

 

                                Editorships

                                

                                Editorial Board for the Journal of “Urban Studies Research”

                                June 2012 – June 2014

                                

                                Editorial Board for the Journal of  Urban Geography

                                September 2006 – Present

 

                                The Social Science Journal, Book Review Editor.

                                1 January 2006 –  15 April 2012.

                                

                                The Social Science Journal, Guest Editor of Special Issue on Arid Land Studies,

                                38, No. 4, 2001.

 

                                Forum of the Association of Arid Lands Studies , Editor, 16, 2000.

 

                                Articles, Book Chapters, Proceedings, and Reviews

                                *Scopus Indexed Journal Articles.

 

                                Greene, R.P., 2015, “Urban Mosaic,” in The International Encyclopedia of

                                Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, Edited by Douglas

                                Richardson, New York, NY: Wiley http://www.aag.org/cs/encyclopedia

 

                                Greene, R.P., 2015, “Edge Cities,” in The International Encyclopedia of

                                Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, Edited by Douglas

                                Richardson, New York, NY: Wiley http://www.aag.org/cs/encyclopedia

 

                                *Emili, L. and Greene, R. P., 2014, New cropland on former rangeland and lost

                                cropland from urban development: the “replacement-land” debate.   Land , 3, 658-

                                674.

 

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*Greene, R. P. and Pick, J. B., 2013, Shifting patterns of suburban dominance: the

case of Chicago from 2000 to 2010, Journal of Maps , 9, 1-5.

 

*Emili, L. and Greene, R. P., 2013, Modeling agricultural non-point source

pollution using a GIS approach.  Environmental Management , 51, 70-95.

 

*Chen, X. and Greene, R. P., 2012, The spatial-temporal dynamics of China’s

changing urban hierarchy: 1950-2005.   Urban Studies Research, Volume 2012,

Article ID 162965 13 pages.

 

Piet, P. and Greene, R. P., 2012, Comparing the spatial dynamics of home sales in

Chicago and Los Angeles, 2001-2010.  Forum of the Association of Arid Lands

Studies, 26, 36-47.

 

*Greene, R. P. and Chen, X., 2011, Geo-visualizing China’s Changing Urban

Hierarchy: 1985 to 2005.  Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on

Geoinformatics, Shanghai, China (Published by IEEE, 

 10.1109/GeoInformatics.2011.5980993), 1-4.

 

Review of Richard Florida, The Great Reset.  Annals of the Association of

American Geographers  101 (2011) 698-700.

 

*Greene, R. P. and Wang, S., 2010, Identifying High Amenity Zones in the U.S.

and China with Advanced GIS Techniques.  Proceedings of the 18th International

Conference on Geoinformatics, Beijing, China (Published by IEEE

 10.1109/GEOINFORMATICS.2010.5567587), 1-4.

 

Greene, R. P., 2010, "GIS in Urban Planning." Encyclopedia of Geography . SAGE

Publications. http://www.sage-ereference.com/geography/Article_n515.html

 

*Forstall, R. L., Greene, R. P., and Pick, J. B., 2009, Which are the largest?  Why

published lists of major urban areas vary so greatly. Tijdschrift voor Economische

en Sociale Geographie, 100, 277-297.

 

Sarkar, A., and Greene, R., “Trade Area Analysis for a Hispanic Bridal Magazine,”

Business Educators Track, ESRI Business GIS Summit Proceedings, San Diego

CA, 2009.

 

*Greene, R. P., 2008, Urban Peripheries as organizers of what remains of the

center: Examining the evidence from Los Angeles and Chicago.  Urban

Geography, 29, 138-153.

 

*Conzen, M. P. and Greene, R. P., 2008, Introduction – All the world is not Los

Angeles, nor Chicago: Paradigms, schools, archetypes, and the urban process. 

 Urban Geography, 29, 97-100.

 

 

 

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                               Greene, R.P., Platt, J., and Jimerson, N., “Introducing GIS to Small Businesses

                               through an MBEC: The Case of the Inland Empire Minority Business Enterprise

                               Center,” in Academic Proceedings of 2008 ESRI Business GIS Summit, Edited by

                               M. Perry and J. B. Pick.  Redlands, CA:  The University of Redlands (2008) 104-

                               124.

                              

                               Review of John Hudson, Chicago: A Geography of the City and its Region.  The

                              Professional Geographer, 60 (2008) 296-298.

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                               Greene, R. P. and Piet, P., 2007, The contribution of amenities to metropolitan

                               growth in the Great Plains.  Forum of the Association of Arid Lands Studies, 23,

                               50-73.

                              

                               Greene, R.P., “Amenities as Drivers of Growth in the Global City: Creative

                               Industries and High Amenity Zones,” in  Urban Development, Planning and

                               Governance in Globalization, Edited by Yan Xiaopei and Xue Deshang,

                               Guangzhou, China:  Sun Yat-Sen University Press (2007) 284-304.

 

                               Greene, R.P., “Restructuring,” in the Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Edited

                              by Barney Warf, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (2006) 411-414.

 

                               Greene, R. P. (2006) “Strong Downtowns and High Amenity Zones as Defining

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                               Features of the 21   Century Metropolis: The Case of Chicago,” in Chicago’s

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                               Geographies: Metropolis for the 21   Century ed. by R. P. Greene et al., pp. 50-74.

                               Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers.

                              

                               Review of Harry W. Richardson and Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Urban Sprawl in

                               Western Europe and the United States.  Growth and Change, 36 (2005) 448-452.

 

                               Review of David Halle, New York & Los Angeles: Politics, Society, and Culture A

                               Comparative View.  Journal of Regional Science, 45 (2005) 458-461.

                              

                               Panah, A. I. and R.P. Greene. “Role of Remote Sensing, Geographic Information

                               Systems, and Telemetry in Wildlife Disease Investigation.”  In Wildlife Diseases:

                              Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS.  Edited by Majumdar, S.K., J. Huffman,

                               F. Brenner, and A.I. Panah.  Pittsburgh, PA:  The Pennsylvania Academy of

                               Science (2005) 429-434.

                              

                               Greene, R. P. and J. Stager. “A Summary of the Techniques and Methods of GIS.” 

                               In Geographic Information Systems in Business.  Edited by Pick, J.B.  Hershey,

                               PA: Idea Group Publishing (2005) 36-78.

 

                               Greene, R. P. "A Strategy for Integrating GIS."  In Strategic Alliance: To Advance 

                               Technological Education through Enhanced Mathematics, Science, Technology,

                               and English Education at the Secondary Level.  Edited by Scarboro, J.D,

                               Washington, DC: American Association of Higher Education (2004) 334-340.

                              

                               Greene, R. P., 2003, The nation’s latest and most extreme growth corridor: Los

                               Angeles to Las Vegas.  Forum of the Association of Arid Lands Studies , 19,  1-4. 

 

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Greene, R. P., 2002, Urban development and open land transformation on the edge

of Los Angeles.  Forum of the Association of Arid Lands Studies, 18, 59-64.  

 

Review of Gregory Randall, America’s G.I. Town: Park Forest, Illinois.  The

Professional Geographer, 54 (2002).

 

Review of Heather Nicol and Greg Halseth, Redevelopment at the Urban Edge:

Reflections on the Canadian Experience.  Journal of Regional Science, 42 (2002).

 

      Greene, R.P., “Urban Expansion of Chicago: The Late Post-Suburban Period,”

Hamburg and its Sister Cities. Edited by Jurgen Lafrenz.  Hamburg, Germany:

University of Hamburg, (May 2002).

 

*Greene, R. P. and Stager, J., 2001, Rangeland to cropland conversions as

replacement land for prime farmland lost to urban development.  The Social

Science Journal, 38, 543-555.

 

*Greene, R. P., 2001, Recent literature on arid lands: A review essay.  The Social

Science Journal, 38, 641-648.

 

Piet, P. and Greene, R. P., 2000, Population growth and the transportation link: 

Large city comparisons between the humid east and arid west.  Forum of the

Association of Arid Lands Studies , 16, 45-52.

 

Pick, J.B., R.P. Greene, and L. Farrington, 2000, “Design of Conceptual and

Application Based GIS College Instructional System,” Proceedings of Bitworld

2000, Mexico City.

 

Greene, R. P., 1998, Urban fringe job centers in arid environments: The case of the

inland empire.  Forum of the Association of Arid Lands Studies,  14, 42-48.

 

Greene, R.P., “Use of the NRI for Monitoring Urban Sprawl,” Proceedings of the

National Inventory Collection and Coordination Site Leaders Conference, (1998),

pp. E49-56.

 

*Forstall, R. and Greene, R. P., 1997, Defining job concentrations: The Los

Angeles case.   Urban Geography, 18, 1-35.

 

*Greene, R. P.,  1997, Chicago’s new immigrants, indigenous poor and the

changing geography of metropolitan employment.  Annals of the American

Academy of Political and Social Science, 551, 178-190.

 

*Greene, R. P., 1997, The farmland conversion process in a polynucleated

metropolis.  Landscape and Urban Planning, 36, 291-300.

 

Sorensen, A.A., R.P. Greene, and K. Russ, “Farming on the Edge,” Final Report to

the American Farmland Trust, Center for Agriculture in the Environment,

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL (1997).

 

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Greene, R. P., 1995, Prime farmland and urban encroachment: Consequences for

the western states.  Forum of the Association of Arid Lands Studies,  11, 75-81.

 

*Greene, R. P. and Harlin, J. M., 1995, Threat to high market value agricultural

lands from urban encroachment: A national and regional perspective. The Social

Science Journal, 32, 137-155.

 

Greene, R.P., “Chicago’s Edge Cities: an Evolving Urban Fringe,” Geographical

Excursions in the Chicago Region, Edited by Michael P. Conzen.  Washington,

DC: Association of American Geographers, (1995), pp. 52-58.

 

*Greene, R. P., 1994, Poverty Area Instability: The Case of Chicago.   Urban

Geography,  15, 362-375.

 

Greene, R.P. and D. Pedersen, “Monitoring Urbanized Area Expansion with the

use of SPOT and TIGER,” Proceedings of the ERDAS Northern Regional User

Group Meeting, (1993), pp. 1-24.

 

Review of J.W.R. Whitehand, The Making of the Urban Landscape.  The

Professional Geographer, 45 (1993), p. 126.

 

*Greene, R. P. and Benhart, J., 1992, The Encroachment of Megalopolis into the

Great Valley: Evidence from the Great Valley.  Pennsylvania Geographer, 30, 30-

46.

 

*Greene, R. P., 1991, Poverty area diffusion: The depopulation hypothesis

examined.   Urban Geography,  12, 526-541.

 

*Greene, R. P., 1991, Poverty concentration measures and the urban underclass.

Economic Geography, 67, 240-252.

 

Greene, R.P. “A Measure for the Spatial Dispersion of Extreme Poverty

Neighborhoods and its Relevance to the Underclass Debate.” Proceedings of the

Social Statistics Section, American Statistical Association, (1988), pp. 350-355.

 

Gersmehl, P.J., Anderson, K., Greene, R. P. (1987) “Hydrologic Classification of

Land Cover,” in File Structure Design and Data Specifications for Water

Resources Geographic Information Systems  ed. by D.A. Brown and P.J.

Gersmehl, Chapter 6.  Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, Water

Resources Center, Special Report No. 10.

 

Recent Media Appearances

 

Media Appearance in “Well-educated, highly paid residents leaving Cook County,”

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 17, 2014.

 

Media Appearance in “The hottest urban center in the U.S. — Chicago’s mega-

Loop,” Crain’s Chicago Business, March 4, 2013.

 

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                                  Media Appearance in “Which is the world’s biggest city?” BBC  World Service’s

                                 More or Less Radio Program, interview aired on January 28, 2012. 

                                  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00n1j58#synopsis

                                  

                                  Media Appearance in “The world’s biggest cities: How do you measure them?” 

                                 BBC News Magazine, January 28, 2012.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-

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AWARDS                            1987 – American Statistical Association, National Science Foundation, U.S.

                                  Census Bureau Fellowship Program, One Year Research Associate Appointment.

 

                                  2004 – College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Northern Illinois University , Top

                                  Grant Recipients Award for 2000 to 2004 period.

 

RECENT GRANTS  2004/2015 –  Village of Carol Stream, IL, “GIS Design & Implementation,”

                                  Director ($255,846).

 

                                  2012/2013 – Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, “Regional Land Use

                                  Inventory: 2010 Update,” Director ($80,000).

 

                                  2006/2009 – DuPage County ETSB 9-1-1, “GIS Data Editing and Acquisition for

                                  an Emergency Response System,” Director ($121,587).

 

                                  2008 – American Farm land Trust, “A National Assessment of Working Lands at

                                  Risk:  Farming on the Edge 4,” Director ($8,816).

 

                                  2008 – Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, “Land-use change detection

                                  using classified satellite imagery,” Director ($7,439).

 

                                  2006/2007 – Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission , “Regional Land Use

                                  Inventory: 2005 Update,” Director ($32,906).

 

                                  2000/2007 –  Village of River Forest, IL, “Development of a GIS Suitable for all

                                  Departments,” Director ($43,890).

 

                                  2005/2006 – National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education

                                 Program, “Prototype Lessons for an Introductory Geographic Information Science

                                  Course,” Director ($10,272, Sub-award through Cambridge Studios, Inc.).

 

                                  2005 – American Farmland Trust , “A GIS Aggregation of the National Resource

                                  Inventory to Congressional District Boundaries,” Director ($4,278).                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RECENT PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

           “Chicago’s Downtown and Edge Cities:  The Region’s Job Center Dynamics from 1990 to

          2010.”  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers ,

          Chicago, IL, April 2015 (with R. Forstall).

 

          “A Comparative Analysis of Job Center Growth and Decline in Chicago and Los Angeles: 1990 to

          2010.”   Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers ,

          Tampa, FL, April 2014 (with R. Forstall).

 

          “A Decade of Change in the Commuting Fields of Chicago’s Downtown and Edge Cities:  2000

          to 2010.”   Paper presented at the annual meeting of the  West Lakes Division of the Association of

          American Geographers, Eau Claire, WI, October 2013.

 

 

          “The Spatial-Temporal Dynamics of China’s Changing Urban Hierarchy 1950-2005.”  Paper

          presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers , Los Angeles, CA,

          April 2013 (with X. Chen).

          

          “A Decade of Change in Chicago’s Downtown, Edge Cities, and High Amenity Zone: 2000 to

          2010.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the  West Lakes Division of the Association of

          American Geographers , NIU, DeKalb, IL, October 2012.

          

          “Land Use Change and Non-point Source Pollution Modeling in Agro-urban Watersheds.”  Paper

          presented at the Annual Meeting of the Illinois Lake Mangement Association , DeKalb, IL, March

          2012 (with L. Emili).

 

          “Spatial and Functional Relationships of High Amenity Zones to Downtowns.”  Paper presented

          at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers , New York City, NY,

          February 2012.

          

          “Dimensions of Community Change in Chicagoland.”  Key note speech for Geographic

          Awareness Week Department of Geology/Geography Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL,

          November 2011.

          

          “Changing Spatial Distribution of Greater Chicago’s Hispanics: 2000-2010.” Paper presented at

          the annual meeting of the  West Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers,

          Chicago, IL, November 2011 (with E. DeMuynck).

 

          “Dimensions of Urban Sprawl in the Chicago Region.”  Presentation to the Northern Illinois

          University Notables Brown Bag Lecture Series, DeKalb, IL, October 2011.

          

          “Dimensions of Urban Sprawl in the Chicago Region.”  Presentation to the Northern Illinois

          University Geography Colloquium Series, DeKalb, IL, September 2011.

 

          “Geo-visualizing China's Changing Urban Hierarchy: 1985 to 2005.”  Paper presented at the

          Nineteenth International Conference on  Geoinformatics, Shanghai, China, June 2011 (with X.

          Chen).

 

 

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“Development of a GIS Model to Target Critical Non-Point Source Pollution Areas.”  Paper

presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers , Seattle, WA, April

2011 (with L. Emili).

 

“Comparing the spatial dynamics of home sales in Chicago and Los Angeles, 2000-2010.”  Paper

presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers , Seattle, WA, April

2011 (with P. Piet).

 

“Forecasted Increases in Housing Density and its Relationship to Median Farm Size in Urban-

Fringe and Exurban Counties.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the  West Lakes Division

of the Association of American Geographers, Macomb, IL, October 2010 (with A. Shaw).

 

“Identifying High Amenity Zones in the U.S. and China with Advanced GIS Techniques.”  Paper

Presented at the Eighteenth International Conference on Geoinformatics, Beijing, China, June 18-

20, 2010 (with S. Wang).

“Urban Regeneration in USA and China:  Reinventing the City Center and High Amenity Zones.” 

Qingdao University, Invited to the Department of Geography, Qingdao, China, June 2010.

 

“Urban Regeneration in America and China:  Reinventing the City Center and High Amenity

Zones.”  Sun Yat-sen  University (Zhuhai Campus), Invited Speaker to the Department of

Geography, Zhuhai Campus, China, June 2010.

 

“Re-Examining the Debate about Converting Prime Farmland to Urban Land in the Humid East

and Replacing it with Former Rangeland in the Arid West.” The  Western Social Science

Association , Reno, NV, April, 2010.

 

“Amenities as Drivers of Urban Growth: High Amenity Zones in the U.S. and China.”  Paper

Presented at the Sixteenth International Seminar on Urban Form (ISUF), South China University

of Technology, Guangzhou, China, September, 2009.

 

“Globalization’s Impact on the Inland Empire’s Industrial Geography: Focus on Small Business

Dynamics” (with Jerry Platt).  Presented at the Twenty-Ninth ESRI International User-

Conference, San Diego, CA, July 13-17, 2009.

 

“Trade Area Analysis for a Hispanic Bridal Magazine” (With Avijit Sarkar).  Presented at the

Twenty-Ninth ESRI International User-Conference, San Diego, CA, July 13-17, 2009.

 

“Amenities as Drivers of Urban Growth: High Amenity Zones in the U.S. and China.”  Guangxi

 University, Invited speaker to the School of Public Administration, Nanning, China, November

2008.

 

“Urban Regeneration:  High Amenity Zones in the U.S. and China.”  Guangzhou University City,

Invited speaker to the Department of Geography, Guangzhou, China November 2008.

 

 “Introducing GIS to Small Businesses through an MBEC: The Case of the Inland Empire

Minority Business Enterprise Center.” ESRI  GIS Business Summit, Chicago, IL, April 2008 (with

J. Platt and N. Jimerson).

 

 

 

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“A GIS Analysis of the Inland Empire’s Industrial Geography: Focus on Small Business

Dynamics.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers , Boston, MA, April

2008 (with J. Platt).

 

“Exurban Growth: The Case of the Inland Empire.”  The  Western Social Science Association,

Denver, CO, April, 2008.

 

“Chicago’s changing class and race geography.”  Pierre de Vise Memorial Lecture, University of

Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, November 2007.

 

“Amenities as drivers of growth in the global city: Creative Industries and High Amenity Zones.” 

International  Geographical Union, Cities for Tomorrow Conference, Guangzhou, China, August

2007.

 

“Measuring Urban Spatial-Structure Differences Across International Borders:  the case of the

U.S. Mexico Border.”  International Conference on Cities and Borders , Macau, August 2007.

“Amenities as drivers of urban growth: a comparison of spatial statistical measures.”  University of

Texas, Dallas, May 2007.

 

“Amenities and urban growth: intra urban and inter urban approaches, a tribute to urban

geographer John Adams.” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers , San

Francisco, CA, April 2007.

 

“Exurban growth and cultural amenities: sustaining population on the Great Plains.”  The  Western

Social Science Association, Calgary, Canada, April, 2007.

 

“The Geography of Employment Centers and High Amenity Zones of Los Angeles and Chicago.” 

Sun Yat-sen University (ZSU), Invited speaker to the School of Geography and Planning,

Guangzhou, China, April 2007.

 

“Hurricane Katrina and the Human Migration Aftermath.”  Second Institute of Oceanography,

State Oceanic Administration, P.R. of China, Hangzhou, March 2007.

 

“A challenge to the LA School from a Chicago Visitor.”  Colloquium Talk at the Department of

Geography at the  University of Southern California, Los Angeles California, January 2007.

  

“The spatial restructuring of Chicago’s new immigrants: a GIS analysis.”  Invited presentation to

the Immigration Speaker Series on Immigration, the  University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL,

January 2007.

 

“The Contribution of Amenities to Metropolitan Growth in the Great Plains.”  Annual meeting of

the  West Lakes Division of the Assoc. of American Geographers, Lincoln, NE, October 2006 (with

P. Piet).   

 

“Exurban Development and its Consequences for Land-Cover Transitions in the West.”  The

 Western Social Science Association, Phoenix, AZ, April, 2006.

 

 

 

 

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          “Urban Geography Specialty Group Plenary: A Debate on the Chicago and LA Schools of Urban

          Studies on Chicago’s Home Court.”  Co-organizer and Panelist at the Annual Meeting of the

          Association of American Geographers , Chicago, IL, March 2006.

 

          “Job Growth Trends in the Job Centers of Los Angeles: 1990-2000.” Annual meeting of the

          Southeast Division of the Assoc. of American Geographers, West Palm Beach, FL, Nov. 2005.

 

          “The Public Policy Interface between International Migration and Sprawl:  The Case of Elgin, IL

          Latinos.”  Annual meeting of the  West Lakes Division of the Association of American

          Geographers, Iowa City, WI, November 2005 (with E. Demuynck)

 

          “Exurban Development and its Consequences for Land-Cover Transitions in the West.”  Invited

          presentation to the colloquium series of the Department of Geography at Arizona State University,

          Tempe, AZ, September 9, 2005.

 

           “New Exurban Development Patterns in a Long Established Transport Corridor of the Western

          United States, Salt Lake City to Los Angeles.”  The Association of American Geographers annual

          meeting in Denver, CO, April 6, 2005 (with J.B. Pick and J.C. Stager)

          

RECENT

GRADUATE                      

SUPERVISION                   M.S. Thesis Advisees

 

                              Maloney, Benjamin, “The Role of Amenities, Demographics, and Socio-Economic

                              Variables in the Decision Making of High Amenity Zone Residents: A Chicago, IL

                              and Houston, TX Comparison, NIU 2014

                              

                              Crutchfield, Christopher, “The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 Urbanized Area

                              Definition: A Kane County, IL Case Study.” M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2013

                              

                              Peterson, Benjamin, “The Role of Natural Amenities in the Growth of the Chicago

                              Suburbs, 2000 to 2010.”  M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2013

                              

                              Shaw, Andrew, “Land Cover Change and Nitrate in the Mississippi River Basin.” 

                              M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2013 (Co-directed with Andrew Krmenec).

                              

                              Lindfors, Zachariah, “Exploring the Commuting Interactions of Neighboring

                              Metropolitan Areas.”  M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2012

                              

                              Shakir, Ata, “Spatial Dimensions of a Long-Term Merit Pay Environment and

                              Forecast of Teacher Mobility.”  M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2011.

                              

                              Fish, Megan, “Mapping Amenities and Searching for a Creative Class in the

                              Exurbs: A Regional Study of Northern Illinois University.”  M.S. Dept. of

                              Geography, NIU 2011.

                              

                              Wang, Siqin, “Job Density and Employment Sub-Centers in Four U.S.

                              Metropolitan Areas.” M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2011.

                              

 

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Maxwell, Alexis, “The Vanishing Farmland Myth: Tracking Farmland Loss to

Urbanization through the use of Geospatial Data.” M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU

2010.

 

Kazmierczak, Thomas, “Rangeland to Cropland Conversion in the Central Great

Plains.”  M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2010.

 

Roberts, Gregory, “Analysis of Employment Center Change in the Chicago

Metropolitan Area, 1990-2000.” M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2009.

 

Vogel, Cynthia, “Defining the Metropolitan Bow Wave: A GIS Approach.”  M.S.

Dept. of Geography, NIU 2009.

 

Church, Heather,  “Redefining the Corn Belt with the use of NASS Cropland Data

Layer.”  M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2009.

 

Vogelman, Brooke, “ Urban Expansion in Kane County, Illinois: Examining

Planning Effects in an Urban Fringe County with a Purchase of Development

Rights program .” M.S. Dept. of Geography, NIU 2008.

 

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