- GIS | Health & Hazards Lab
- City and Community Studies Initiative
- Center for Ecology and Natural Resource Sustainability
I am currently in my second year as a Ph.D. student. My main interests are in the field of crisis/disaster management. Impacts, mitigation, policy, management, and recovery are all aspects that draw my interest to crisis management.
Currently, I am teaching weather and weather lab courses at Youngstown State University.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Ph.D., Geography (present) Kent State University
Geospatial Intelligence Certificate (2013) Penn State University
M.A., Geography (2011) Kent State University
Thesis: Water Table Variability on the Pitted Karst Plain, Yucatán, Mexico
B.S., Geology (2008) ) Kent State University
Exploring the relationship between crime and blight/vacancy in the Youngstown, OH area. Investigating using crime data and spatial video, if clearing lots alone reduces crime or if the lots need to be converted to a new use.
Phillips, M. C. K., A. B. Cinderich, J. L. Burrell, J. L. Ruper, R. Will, and S. C. Sheridan, 2012: The Effect of ClimateChange on Natural Disasters: A College Student Perspective. Climatic Change. Under Review
Burrell, J. L. 2011. Water Table Variability on the Pitted Karst Plain, Yucatán, Mexico. Masters Thesis, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA.
D. A. Waugh, R. M. Feldmann, J. L. Burrell, A. L. Hull, K. Hein, and C. E. Schweitzer. 2009. Ontogenetic Variations in Cuticle Morphology in the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896. Journal of Crustacean Biology 29(2):141-156.
- Earth Science
- Crisis Management
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
Geological Society of America (GSA)
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Sigma Gamma Epsilon (SGE)
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)