Research and Expertise

I am Professor and Chair in the Department of Geography at Florida State University. My research and teaching interests are in transportation, geographic information systems and science, urban-regional analysis, and sustainability.  My current research is in the following interrelated areas:

  • Commuting, land use, and their interrelationships
  • Aging and vulnerable populations and their transportation needs
  • Measuring accessibility to goods, health services, and opportunities
  • Spatial optimization and network analysis in GIS
  • Disaster relief, evacuation, and sheltering

I am actively recruiting new graduate students with overlapping research interests.  Contact me at to learn more about graduate studies at FSU Geography.