Director, Communication and Development Studies
Radio Television Building 253A
Ph.D. in Geography, Penn State University; M.S. in Agricultural, Environmental, and Regional Economics, Penn State University; M.S. in Geography, Penn State University; B.A. in History, Franklin and Marshall College
Peer-reviewed articles in Environment and Planning A, Government Information Quarterly, Middle States Geographer, NETCOM, Regional Studies, andTelecommunications Policy. Policy reports published by the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, the Economic Development Administration, the Economic Policy Institute, and the Southern Rural Development Center.
Various dimensions of the information economy and the digital divide. Public policy implementation, including E-government. Issues related to socioeconomic development, particularly regional and rural development, including in Appalachia. Applications of GIS in telecommunications research and analysis.
GIS and Telecommunications; Research Methods; Quantitative Methods; Telecommunications Law and Regulations; Consumer Issues in Communication Systems Management; Applications of Common Carrier Regulation.
Appalachian Studies Association; Association of American Geographers (AAG); International Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA).