Robert N. Martin, Ph. D.

Professor

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Education
expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)expbul2a.gif (871 bytes)Ph. D. in Geography, Indiana University, 1983.
                Thesis:  Distance Elasticity of Rail Freight Rates.
expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)M. A. in Geography, Minor in Urban Economics, Indiana University, 1975.
                Thesis:   The Urban  Demand for Travel:  An Abstract Mode Approach"
expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)B. A. in Mathematics, Indiana University, 1968.

Courses Presently Taught
expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)GEG 101   World Regional Geography expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)GEG 220   Economic Geography
expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)GEG 223   Introduction to Transportation Geography expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)GEG 274/275  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)GEG 333  Advanced Geographic Information Systems

Professional Presentations and Publications

"Placing Transporation History:  A Local Example", Proceedings of the 9th Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2009.

Review of Globalized Freight Transport:  Intermodality, E-Commerce, Logistics and Sustainability Thomas Leinbach and Cristina Capineri, eds., published in The Professional Geographer, Vol. 60, No. 4, November 2008.

"Using GIS to Map World Trade Patterns," Pennsylvania Geographical Society Annual Meeting, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 31 October 2008.

"Kutztown University Arborteum Project or 'Where are the Trees?'", Proceedings of the 8th Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2008.

"Finding a Way:  Student Exercises with Network Analysis", Proceedings of the 7th Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2007.

"What Makes a Good GIS Lab Exercise? ", Proceedings of the 6th Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2006.

"Improving a Student's Global View", Proceedings of the 5th Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2005.

"Plotting Educational Outcomes", Proceedings of the 4th Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2004.

"Stalking the 'Nerds' or Where are the Science Majors?", Proceedings of the 3rd Annual ESRI Education Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2003.

Identifying Target Enrollment Areas to Improve Diversity, Part 2”,
Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ESRI International Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2002.

“Identifying Target Enrollment Areas to Improve Diversity”,
Proceedings of the 21st Annual ESRI International Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2001.

The Shrinking Student Pool and Higher Education:  An Example from Pennsylvania”,
Proceedings of the 20th Annual ESRI International Users Conference, Redlands, CA:  ESRI, 2000.

“A Hawk’s Eye View: Building the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary GIS”,
Proceedings of the 19th Annual ESRI International Users Conference, Redlands, CA: ESRI, 1999.

"GIS Activities in State Universities,"
Session Organizer and Chair, Pennsylvania Geographic Information Systems Conference, May 1997.

"Using G.I.S. to Monitor University Enrollments, Part Deux",
Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Geographical Society, 12 October 1996.

Keynote Speaker, Pennsylvania Mapping and Geographic Information Consortium Meeting,
Harrisburg, PA, June 1996.

"Marketing Distance-Decay and Highland Vegetable Production in North Thailand," The Geographical Bulletin,
Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 80-89 with Richard A. Crooker, 1996

"An Application of GIS to Study Migration,"
Proceedings of the Middle States Division, Association of American Geographers, Vol. 25, 1992.

"Accessibility and Illicit Drug Crop Production,"
Journal of Rural Studies, with Richard A. Crooker, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 423-429, 1992.
 

Recent Research Projects

expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)Evaluation of Ordinance #2000-02 Alternatives,
Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Nov., 2001

expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)Biological Inventory GIS Project,
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1996-2000

 

expbul2a.gif (128 bytes)Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site GIS Project,
National Park Service, 1994-1996

 

Last Updated:  15 September 2009