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Geography Colloquium Series 

The Department of Geography & Planning Hosts a Bi-Weekly Colloquium Series. The series features presentations by geography professionals on their research. Colloquium topics include environmental, transportation, cultural, and economic geography.

The Colloquium Series

colloquium

  • Exposes geography students to research methodology through example
  • Introduces the students to our local geospatial professionals
    Illustrates the diverse career potentials a degree in spatial sciences merits
  • Encouarges dialectic and discussion through a question and answer session on the presentation.

Graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Spring 2016 Colloquium Schedule
Jan.15  Irfan Kaygalak Visiting Scholar UT Department of Geography and Planning
Jan.29

Elizabeth Mack

 

Michigan State University

Feb.12

Kefa Otiso

 

Bowling Green State University

Feb.26 Karie Peralta Department of Sociology and Anthropology University of Toledo 
Mar.18 Jeff Jowett   Northwest Ohio Sewer District

Meets at 2:30 p.m. in Synder Memorial 3066.

Spring 2016 Colloquium Schedule downloadpdf 


Jeff Jowett

 

 

Mr.Jeff Jowett and Mr.Eric Baker visited our department on Mar. 18, 2016.

Eric Baker  

Karie Peralta

 

 

Dr.Karie Peralta made a presentation on Feb. 26, 2016.

Kefa Otiso

 

 

Dr.Kefa Otiso made a presentation on Feb. 12, 2016.

His presentation topic is "Riding a Tiger: The Dialectics of Global Nairobi".


Elizabeth Mack

 

 

Dr.Elizabeth Mack made a presentation on Jan. 29, 2016.

Her research program evaluates the impact of information and communications technologies (ICTs) on the development trajectory of regional economies. 


Irfan Kaygalak

 

 

Dr.Irfan Kaygalak made a presentation on Jan. 15, 2016.

His presentation topic is "Geographic Dimensions of Innovative Knowledge Production".


Dr. Dennis Keating

 

 

Dr. Dennis Keating visited the department on Nov. 20, 2015.

His presentation topic is "Comparative Social Changes in Three Formerly Declining Cleveland Neighborhoods".


Dr. Alessandra Faggian

 

 

Dr. Alessandra Faggian visited the department on Oct. 23, 2015.

Her presentation topic is "Human capital migration and salaries: an examination of US college graduates".


Joshua Akers

 

 

Dr. Joshua Ackers visited the department on Oct. 2, 2015.

His presentation topic is "Property in Practice", in which Dr.Ackers examined policies and practices implemented over the past decade that were intended to address vacancy and abandonment and reinvigorate property markets of Detroit... 


Christine Connell

 

 

Academic Symposium “Creating a Social Compact between Greater Toledo and The University of Toledo: From Knowledge to Action”
Dr. Sharon Gaber, Dr. Michael Dear, Dr. Kenneth Reardon and Dr. Neil Reid. Moderator: Dr. Patrick Lawrence


Christine Connell

 

 

Mr.Christine Connell visited the department on Sep. 11, 2015.

His presentation topic is "Toledo metropolitan Area Council of Governments-Vision Statement".


Rachel Franklin

 

 


Dr.Rachel Franklin visited the department on Apr. 17, 2015.

Her presentation topic is "Finding the True Migration Magnets: Decomposing the Sources of Human Capital Stock Increases in U.S. metropolitan Areas".


Lisa

 

 

Dr.Lisa DeChano-Cook visited the department on Mar. 20, 2015.

Her presentation topic is "Motivations and Learning Physical Geography".


Tim Fisher

 

 

Dr.Tim Fisher visited the department on Feb. 20, 2015.

His presentation topic is "Drainage from glacial Lake Agassiz: Did it Cause Rapid Climate Change?".


David Dean

 

 

Mr.David Dean shared with us his experience in career and introduced the projects he worked and is working on at Michigan Tech with a topic named "What I did after I graduated" on Feb. 06, 2015. 


John Callewaert

 

 

Dr. John Callewaert introduced the Integrated Assessment Center and their programs to us on Jan. 23, 2015.


Patrick L. Etchie

 

 

Mr.Patrick Etchie shared with us his experience in study and career and introduced some projects in the Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. with a topic named "Careers in Planning and Consulting Services" on April. 18, 2014. 


Adam Demars

 

 

Mr.Adam Demars shared with us his study experience in our department with a topic named "The Road to Tomorrow" on Mar. 21, 2014. 


Jeff Kodysh

 

 

Mr.Jeff Kodysh shared with us his working and living experience in Panama with a topic named "Desde Toledo a Panama-My Journey to Peace Crops Service"  through Skype on Jan. 31, 2014. 


Dr. Jerry Thomas

 

 

Dr. Jerry Thomas visited the department on Jan. 17, 2014.

His presentation topic is "Reflections on a Liberal Education and Geography Mindset from Toledo.".


Dr.Godwin Djietror

 

 

Dr. Godwin Djietror visited the department on Nov. 15, 2013.

His presentation topic is "Impact of Unsafe and Boarded-up Buildings on Neighboring Property Values in Huntington, West Virginia, 2002-2013.".


Dr.James P. Lewandowski

 

 

Dr. James Lewandowski visited the department on Oct. 4, 2013.

His presentation topic is "Spatial Patterns of Road Mortality: Assessing Turtle Barrier Conservation Strategies".


Dr.Tom Chapman

 

 

Dr. Tom Chapman visited the department on Sept. 20, 2013.

His presentation topic is "Best Practices in teaching: Cartography:Experience".

 

Dr.Lan Mu

 

 


Dr. Lan Mu visited the department on Sept. 6, 2013.

Her presentation topic is "A Mixed-level Regionalization Method for Constructing Geographic Areas in Health Data Dissemination and Analysis".


Dr.McLaughlin

 

 


Dr. McLaughlin visited the department on Mar. 15, 2013.

His presentation topic is "The geographic and institutional factors of the U.S. housing bubble: the role of regulation, amenities, and taxation".


Dr. Ding

 

 


Dr. Ding visited the department on Feb. 15, 2013.

His presentation topic is "An Updated of The Residential Mortgage Market in The City of Detroit".


Dr. Munroe

 

 


Dr. Munroe visited the department on Feb. 1, 2013.

Her presentation topic is "The Socioecological 'Transitions' of Working Forests in the 21st Century".


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