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Department of Geography and Geospatial Sciences

Dr. Jeffrey S. Smith

EducationPh.D., Arizona State University, 1997
Research InterestsSense of Community / Attachment to place, settlement typology and changing morphology, cultural and ethnic landscape change, symbolism of the cultural landscape, changes in rural-urban land use patterns, diagnostic features of cultural and ethnic groups, culture regions, U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Mountainous West, Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean
Courses Taught
  • GEOG 100 World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 200 Human Geography
  • GEOG 310 Geography of Kansas
  • GEOG 620 Geography of Latin America
  • GEOG 709 Geographic Field Research Techniques
  • GEOG 720 Geography of Land Use
  • GEOG 790 Seminar in Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 870 Seminar:  The Master Weavers of Cultural Geography
Service Activities 
OfficeSeaton 1074
Telephone(785) 532-6727
Fax(785) 532-7310
Personal PageClick here to see Dr. Smith's personal web page

Dr. Smith

Dr. Smith's core areas of geographic research are in cultural geography, landscape analysis, population geography, historical geography, and migration.