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Name: Lawrence McGlinn
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Department: Geography

Expertise Keywords: Chinese Immigration to the US, Environmental Policy, GIS, Hazards, Hudson River

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: Ph.D. in Geography from Penn State University, with 10 years of teaching and research experience. I have published articles on Chinese Immigration to the US, and on Environmental Hazards. I have consulted on numerous GIS projects related to demographics and to the environment.

Currrent Research: History of Industrial and Natural Hazards in the Hudson River Valley, Physical Geography in the undergraduate curriculum.

Contact Information

E-mail Address: mcglinnl@newpaltz.edu
Personal Web Site: http://www.newpaltz.edu/~mcglinnl

Other Information

Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences - Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Education

Colleges/
Universities
Attended
Dates
Attended
Degree
Conferred
Year
Conferred
Major
Subject
Penn State 1989-92 PhD 92 Geography
University of Kansas 1981-85 BA 85 East Asian Language and Culture
University of Kansas 1985-89 MA 89 Geography

Awards/Grants/Honors

Numerous small grants and awards 1991- present.

Organizational Memberships

Association of American Geographers.

National Council on Geographic Education.

Publications

"Spatial Patterns of Hazardous Waste Generation and Management in the United States" Professional Geographer 52, 1, (2000) pp.11-22.

"Beyond Chinatown: Dual Migration and the Chinese Population of Metropolitan New York City, 2000" Middle States Geographer, 35, (2003)

"Distance and Dissolution: Geographic Patterns of Support for and Opposition to Dredging the Hudson River" Interdisciplinary Environment Review, 4, #2, (2003).