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Kutztown University Department of Geography
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Select Professional Works


  • 2004.  "Trends in Racial Segregation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Revisited, Revised, and Extended." At the Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society, Harrisburg, PA.


  • 2018.  Book Review. "New Views: The world mapped like never before," by Alistair Bonnett. The Pennsylvania Geographer 56(2): 77-79.
  • 2016.  Descriptive Measures of Data Variability and the Concepts of Segretation and Isolation: Deriving and Demonstrating the Spatial Segregation Index.  The Pennsylvania Geographer 54 (1): 62-86.
  • 2005.  "Trends in Racial Segregation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Revisited, Revised, and Extended." Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society Annual Meeting , Volume XII.
  • 1999. (with Richard A. Crooker). “Elements of Physical Geography Online,” interactive Internet workbook for Elements of Physical Geography by Gabler, et al., Saunders College Publishing. 
  • 1998. "Trends in Racial Segregation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: 1980-1990," The Pennsylvania Geographer XXXVI (1): 24-38.
  • 2016. Sixteen DEM shaded relief maps used as backgrounds for the maps in A Paddler's Guide to the Schuylkill River Water Trail: Schuylkill Haven to Philadelphia. Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area.
  • 2014. Eighteen color maps in Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity 2nd ed.  by P.G. Saenger, B.C. Mault, and K.F. Crilley. Lehigh Valley Audubon Society, Emmaus, PA.
  • 2014. Sixteen maps in The Colonial Caribbean: Landscapes of Power in the Plantation System by J. A. Delle. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY.
  • 2009.  Sixteen maps in support of a KU MBA Program marketing initiative in the Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton county area.  Maps included census tracts, zip codes, and dot density maps of the marketing initiative target audience.  Contact person: Trevor Shelbo, Graduate Assistant, College of Business.
  • 2007. Brochure map for Rosedale Grove Association, Inc., Reading, PA.
  • 2002. Fifteen maps for Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity, by P.G. Saenger, B.C. Malt, and K.F. Crilley.  Lehigh Valley Audubon Society, Emmaus, Pennsylvania.
  • 2001. Four maps for the Allentown Art Museum.  The maps are to show school children the origins of paintings in an exhibit on Dutch, German, and Italian artists.


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