Mark W. Horner is Professor and Chairperson of Geography and at The Florida State University (FSU). From 2018-2021, he served as Associate Dean for Research in the College of Social Science and Public Policy at FSU. Mark earned the Ph.D. in Geography from The Ohio State University (2002), where he was honored with the Willard and Ruby S. Miller fellowship for Outstanding Geography Graduate Student (2002). In 2009, Mark was given a Developing Scholar Award (DSA) from the Florida State University Council on Research and Creativity. In 2014, Mark was appointed Associate Director of the Center for Accessibility and Safe Transportation for an Aging Population at Florida State University; a Tier I University Transportation Center (UTC) funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Mark is a past Chair of the Spatial Analysis and Modeling Group (SAM) of the American Association of Geographers. He serves as a U.S. Editor for the journal Transportation (Springer) and serves on the editorial boards of Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems (Elsevier), Travel Behaviour and Society (Elsevier), Journal of Transport Geography (Elsevier), and the Journal of Transportation and Land Use. He is immediate past chair and a member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing committee ADD20 – Social and Economic Factors of Transportation. He also serves as a member of TRB standing committee ADD30 – Transportation and Land Development and committee ABR30 – Emergency Evacuations. He was among the inaugural group of Associate Editors selected to work with Transportation Research Record.
Mark is author or coauthor of more than 100 peer-reviewed scholarly articles and book chapters, and has served as lead or co-investigator on more than $7.0 million in external funding. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and numerous other sources.
Mark’s Google Scholar Page can be found here.