Department of Geography

Kent State Geography Professor Andrew Curtis and his doctoral student Laura Schuch, in the College of Arts and Sciences, have developed mapping approaches that can help predict neighborhood lead exposure in children, which continues to be a health concern in older neighborhoods including several in Akron. Click here to read more in the Akron...

Kent State University recently received a $330,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use historical satellite imagery and archival research to study landscapes of mass violence in Cambodia during and after the regime of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979. The collaborative project, led by Kent State Geography Professors James Tyner,...

Homepage video photo showing how Twitter can be used to analyze the publicEric Shook, an assistant professor in the Department of Geography at Kent State University, discusses how Twitter can be used to analyze the public's reaction to major events in real time.  

Homepage video photo showing how Twitter can be used to analyze the public The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Kent State University a $300,000 grant for three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members to study how human dynamics across social media and social networks can be modeled. The grant is part of a $999,887 collaboration with San Diego State University and the University of Arkansas. Professor...