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GeographyThe geography program is designed for students seeking professional careers in environmental fields, geographic information systems (GIS), education and for those going on to graduate study. Typical career fields include computer cartography and GIS, urban and regional planning, community development, environmental analysis, park ranger, intelligence analyst, hydrologist, climatologist, natural resources specialist, demographer, historic preservation specialist and numerous other environmental areas.
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Michael Minn, Ph.D.Assistant Professor103 Isle HallPhone: 509.359.2460Fax: 509.359.2747Email: email@example.comWebsite: http://michaelminn.com
- Ph.D in Geography, The University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, 2014
- MA in Geography, Hunter College, New York City, 2010
- MS in Computer Science, North Texas State University, 1987
- BM in Music Education, North Texas State University, 1986
Michael is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Eastern Washington University, teaching classes in GIS, energy and human geography. Previously he was a visiting teaching assistant professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment at the University of Denver teaching classes in sustainability, geospatial technology, and human geography.
Michael's research interests include energy resources, open-source software and pedagogy in higher education. As a doctoral student in the Department of Geography at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign he researched American intercity passenger rail. As a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at UIUC he investigated Detection of foreclosure-related landscape management changes using Landsat. Michael is an avid street photographer and student of the built environment, and has assembled extensive photographic collections of American cities (especially New York City), railroad infrastructure, bridges, and theatres.
GEOG 317 Resources and Conservation
GEOG 328 Introduction to GIS I
GEOG 496 GIS With R