Dissertation Collection

A record of dissertations submitted by Ph.D. students in the Department of Geography & Anthropology.

Student Year Degree Title

Foster, Cheryl

2024 PhD

Human-Environment Interactions in Coastal Belize: Insights into Sea-Level Rise and Ancient Maya Activities at the Paynes Creek Salt Works

Fisher, Blaine

2024 PhD LiDAR Illuminates Centralized Maya Leadership in the Architectural Investment of Devensive Earthworks at Dos Aguadas, Guatemala

Zheng, Zeliu

2024 PhD Spatial Behavior Of Hospital Visits By Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease Patients In Nanchang, China

Ingram-Basby, Antonia

2023 PhD Unburdened by the Past: An Autoethnographic Investigation of Narratives of Generational Curses, Self-Identity, and Belonging by Black Christian Women 

Bean, Tagimamao Melanie

2023 PhD Home Beyond the Reef: Mapping Tokelau Imaginaries Through Aotearoa, New Zealand and Oahu, Hawai'i

Benedetto, Kathleen

2023 PhD Rapid Intensification as a Crucial Hurricane Hazard: Educating and Empowering Young Stakeholders affected by Hurricanes on the Gulf Coast

Marti Gil, Irene

2023 PhD Fighting the Illicit Antiquities "Artworld": A Critical Approach to the Heritage Laws of Guatemala

Tian, Dan

2023 PhD Mapping, Modeling, and Predicting Extreme Flood Events with Cloud Computing

Lincoln, Hollie

2023 PhD Analysis of Imported and Local Chert from the Paynes Creek Salt Works, Belize, Using 3D Technology and Traditional Methods

Shang, Nan

2022 PhD Studies of Roseau Cane Dieback in the Lower Mississippi River Delta Based on Remote Sensing Data Including Landsat, Worldview, and Drone

Wang, Changzhen

2022 PhD GIS Automated Delineation and Analysis of Cancer Service Areas in the United States

Williams, Shaun

Cruzado, Elizabeth 2021 PhD The Ancient Occupation of Nivín, Casma, Peru: Co-Creating Heritage in Andean Archaeology
Han, Ya 2021 PhD Predictive Crime Hotspot Analysis with the Spatiotemporal Kernel Density Estimation Method Accounting for a Cyclical Trend: A Case Study in Baton Rouge
Warner, Jacob 2021 PhD Reconstructing the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in Northern Peru: Perspectives from Donax Obsulus Geochemistry and Archaeomalacology
Gonzalez, Melinda 2021 PhD Rhyming Through Disaster: Community Organizing and Displacement in Puerto Rico and New York after Hurricane Maria
Soleimani, Samira 2020 PhD Using Spatial Analysis and Machine Learning Techniques to Develop a Comprehensive Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Consolidation Model
Bhowmick, Rupsa 2020 PhD Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone Frequency and Intensity Related to Observed and Modeled Geophysical and Aerosol Variables
Allen, Ashley 2020 PhD Talking About the Weather: Impacts of Tornado Stories on Memory and Identity
Rowley, Taylor 2020 PhD Field Investigation on Point Bar Dynamics and Planform Evolution in Meandering Rivers
Smith, Deirdre 2020 PhD An Atmospheric and Spatiotemporal Examination of Lightning-Initiated Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes Detected by the Fermi Satellite and TETRA II
Tucker, Clay 2020 PhD Analyzing Climate Risk to Maritime Cypress Swamps and Pine Savannas of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Plain
Zhu, Haojie 2020 PhD Building an agent-based crime simulation with environmental criminology and time geography – a case study of robberies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Brown, Vincent 2019 PhD Hourly Precipitation Climatology of the Southeast United States
Kuai, Xuan 2019 PhD Deciphering Public Transit Ridership in Baton Rouge: Spatial Disaggregation Approaches
Liu, Cuiling 2019 PhD Analyzing the Population Density Pattern in China with a GIS-Automated Regionalization Method: Hu Line Revisited
Xu, Yaping 2019 PhD Mapping Soil Moisture from Remotely Sensed and In-situ Data with Statistical Methods
Enwright, Nicholas Matthew 2019 PhD The Importance of Landscape Position Information and Elevation Uncertainty for Barrier Island Habitat Mapping and Modeling
Harris, Joseph Blake 2019 PhD Vulnerability of Industrial Facilities in the Lower Mississippi River Industrial Corridor to Relative Sea Level Rise and Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge
Kyle, Aubry 2019 PhD Use of a Behavioral Health Framework to Assess Perceptions of Hurricane Evacuation Support Services in New Orleans, Louisiana
Zhang, Xukai 2019 PhD Monitoring Sediment Dynamics and Vegetation Competition Based on Micro-Topography and Terrestrial LiDAR for Wetland Restoration
Fan, Shuzhan 2018 PhD Using Deep Learning to Forecast Spatiotemporal Crime Patterns
Grismore, Audrey 2018 PhD Natural Resources-Based Conflicts in Coastal Louisiana: A Multi-faceted Social and Ecological Setting
Munro, Kimberly 2018 PhD Landscapes of Persistence and Ritual Architecture at the Cosma Complex, Upper Nepeña Valley, Peru
Richards, Derek Allen 2018 PhD Three-Dimensional Flow, Morphologic Change, and Sediment Deposition and Distribution of Actively Evolving Neck Cutoffs Located on the White River, Arkansas
White, Andrea P. 2018 PhD The Urban Archaeological Supersite Paradigm: Integrating Archaeology and HGIS into Heritage Management
Caparotta, Stephen 2018 PhD Madden-Julian Oscillation Relationships with Cool Season Cyclogenesis, Daily Precipitation, and Cool Season Severe Weather Frequencies in the Gulf of Mexico Region
Bartels, Rudy 2018 PhD A Climatology of Precipitation Days Throughout the Continguous United States
Sanchez, Gines 2018 PhD Linguistic Political Ecology with the Ngabe Indigenous People of Panama
Richardson, Gabriele 2018 PhD Ethnicity, Climate, and House Types as Mortality Factors in the New Orleans's 1878 Yellow Fever Outbreak
Greensword, Sylviane Ngandu-Kalenga 2017 PhD Our Daily Braids: Commodification and Ethnicity in Hair Braiding Salons
Morris, Lauren L. 2017 PhD Ports Resilience Index: Participatory Methods to Assess Resilience
Kamau, Peter Ngugi 2017 PhD Elephants, Local Livelihoods, and Landscape Change in Tsavo, Kenya
Simms, Jessica Rose 2017 PhD Grounds for Displacement: Issues of Migration on Louisiana's Disappearing Coast
Harrington, Victoria Nicole 2017 PhD Digital Osteology: 3D Surface Scanning the Os Coxa
Xiang, Hanyu 2017 PhD Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Louisiana Land Subsidence Using High-resolution Geo-Spatial Data
Patnukao, Areerut 2017 PhD GIS Analysis of Dvaravati Dharmacakras and the Rise of Buddhism in Thailand
Ouellette, Gilman 2017 PhD Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction Using Coral Microatolls (Sp. Siderastrea siderea) from the Gulf of Gonave, Haiti
Eachus, Joshua 2017 PhD Weather Communication on Twitter: Identifying Popular Content and Optimal Warning Format Via Case Studies and a Survey Analysis
Feathers, Valerie 2017 PhD Human-Environment Interactions: Sea-Level Rise and Marine Resource Use at Eleanor Betty, and Underwater Maya Salt Work, Belize
Gilliland, Joshua M. 2017 PhD Brazilian Surface and Upper-Level Wind Characteristics Based on Ground and Model Observations from 1980 to 2014
Wang, Bo 2017 PhD Assessing Morphodynamics of the Lower Mississippi River from 1985 to 2015 with Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques
Galeucia, Annemarie Michele 2017 PhD Mobile Homes: Class, Space and Race in Idealized Landscapes of Home
Hu, Yujie 2016 PhD Temporal Trends of Intraurban Commuting in Baton Rouge 1990-2010
Erdem, Mustafa 2016 PhD A Spatial Analysis of Obesity and Its Associations with Built and Natural Environment, Physical Inactivity, and Socioeconomic and Demographic Conditions in the United States of America
Berchak-Irby, Katie 2016 PhD The Body and The Bedroom: Life and Death at the Shrines of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
Powell, Joseph Blanchard 2016 PhD The Edible Landscape: Plant Breeding, Farming, and Sustainability in Northwest Portugal
Worms, Jamie Lauren 2015 PhD Mental Mapping the Transformation of Social Space in Rio's Oldest Favela: Morro da Providência
Jia, Peng 2015 PhD Delineating Hospital Service Areas in Florida Based on Patients' Travel Patterns
Renken, Katherine Anne 2015 PhD Investigations into Ecogeomorphodynamics of Coastal Embryo Dunes at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas
Fu, Cong 2015 PhD Planning Towards Equal Spatial Accessibility of NCI Cancer Centers Across Geographic Areas and Demographic Groups in the U.S.
Watkins, Case 2015 PhD An Afro-Brazilian Landscape: African Oil Palms and Socioecological Change in Bahia, Brazil
Pharr, Lauren 2015 PhD Using GPS Tracking and Long-Term Decomposition Studies to Investigate Vulture Scavenging and Flight Patterns in Relation to a Forensic Anthropology Facility in Texas
Watson, Rachel Mariah 2015 PhD Excavations and Interpretation of Two Ancient Maya Salt-Work Mounds, Paynes Creek National Park, Toledo District, Belize
Hotard, Corey David 2015 PhD Just Throw it in the Pot! The Cultural Geography of Hidden Landscapes and Masked Performances in South Louisiana Gumbo Cooking
Cheetham, Louise 2015 PhD Curated Landscapes: The Evolution of the Postcard Shot
Mohammad, Bedoor Adel 2014 PhD Object-Based Coastal Morphological Change Analysis Based on LiDAR and Hurricane Events
Moles, Aimee H. 2014 PhD Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Selected Birth Defects and Risk Factors in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area
McEwen, John Winsor 2014 PhD Sense of Place, Place Attachment, and Rootedness in Four West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Bars
Xu, Yanqing 2014 PhD Built Environment and Risk of Obesity in the United States: A Multilevel Modeling Approach
Modlin Jr, Eddie Arnold 2014 PhD Touching Plantation Memories: Tourists and Docents at the Museum
Karolczyk, Paul 2014 PhD Subjugated Territory: The New Afrikan Independence Movement and the Space of Black Power
Garcia , Doris 2014 PhD Place, Race, and the Politics of Identity in the Geography of Garinagu Baündada
Hay, Jennifer Ann 2014 PhD Restoring Cultural Capital through Preservation in the Holy Cross Historic District
Schmutz, Phillip P 2014 PhD Investigation of Factors Controlling the Dynamics of Beach Surface Moisture Content
Needham, Harold Francis 2014 PhD A Data-Driven Storm Surge Analysis for the U.S. Gulf Coast
Powell, Emily J. 2014 PhD Climate Extremes in the Southeast United States: Observed Variability, Spatial Classification, and Related Planning
Bitton, Michael 2013 PhD Beach-Dune Interactions and a New Cycle of Foredune Evolution, Gulf County, Florida
Sills, Elizabeth Cory 2013 PhD Underwater Excavations of Two Ancient Maya Salt Works, Paynes Creek National Park, Belize
Evans, Amanda 2013 PhD Out of Site but Not Out of Mind: Submerged Prehistoric Archaeological Landscapes on the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf
Chen, Yi-Chia 2013 PhD Shifting Place Identities in a Post-Conflict Society: Irony and Multiculturality in Quemoy, Taiwan
Edwards, Brandon L. 2013 PhD Investigations of the Initiation of Motion in Aeolian Transport
Robinson, Mark 2013 PhD Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Ancient Maya Wood Selection and Forest
Exploitation at the Paynes Creek Slat Works, Belize
Brasdefer, Thomas Pierre-Yves 2013 PhD Sites of Indigenous Language Practice: Geography of American Indian Language Policy
Joyner, Timothy Andrew 2013 PhD Optimizing Peak Gust and Maximum Sustained Wind Speed Estimates from Mid-Latitude Wave Cyclones
Chaney, James Powell 2013 PhD Uncovering Nodes in the Transnational Social Networks of Hispanic Workers
Green, Mandy Michelle 2012 PhD Physical Processes and Drivers on Landscapes in Coastal Louisiana and Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Trevino, Anna Marie 2012 PhD Mechanisms of Urban Influence on Precipitation in the Southeastern United States: Precipitation Enhancement, Storm Bifurcation, and Synoptic characteristics
Joseph, Myrtho 2012 PhD Urban Population Density and Environmental Quality in Port au Prince, Haiti: A Geo-Statistical Analysis
Shao, Wanyun 2012 PhD Understanding Public Perceptions of Global Warming
Brecht, Henrike 2012 PhD Natural Hazards, Risk Analysis and Emergency Preparedness: Applying Spatial Methods in Disaster Risk Management
Kulkarni, Amit 2012 PhD An Object Based Image Analysis Approach for Detecting Urban Impervious Surfaces
Tang, Quan 2012 PhD GIS Based Urban Land Use Characterization and Population Modeling with Subpixel Information Measured from Remote Sensing Data
Orgera, Ryan 2012 PhD Constructing Wilderness: The Nexus of Preservation and Ocean space in the United States
Ward, Steven Matthew 2012 PhD A Discourse on Geospatial Technology Applications in Predictive Analytics and Evidence Based Decision Support for Disaster Research and Management
Boyd, Ezra Clay-Kelly 2011 PhD Fatalities due to Hurricane Katrina's impacts in Louisiana
Arenas, Helbert 2011 PhD An Agent-Based Simulation Model for Business Reopenings in New Orleans Post Hurricane Katrina
Augustine, Andrew Douglas 2011 PhD An Assessment of Atmospheric Factors Impacting Tropospheric Ozone in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Non-attainment Zone
Chen, Yuliang 2011 PhD A Contour Tree Based Spatio-Temporal Data Model for Oceanographic Applications
Potter, Amy E. 2011 PhD Transnational Spaces and Communal Land Tenure in a Caribbean Place: "Barbuda is for Barbudans"
Watts, Paul Ronald 2011 PhD Landscape, Mobilities, and Performance: An Autoethnographic and Visual Engagement with Public Protests in Washington, DC
Yoo, Jinwoong 2011 PhD Large-Scale Influences on Tropical Cyclogenesis for Selected Storms in the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season
Rogers, Bethany W. 2010 PhD "It's Not Just About the Buildings, It's About the People": Architecture, Practice, and Preservation in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Antipova, Anzhelika 2010 PhD Land Use, Individual Attributes, and Travel Behavior in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Mince, Sylvia 2010 PhD The Power Struggle Between Americans and Creoles in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century and Its Influence on the Architecture of New Orleans
Fielding, Russell 2010 PhD Artisanal Whaling in the Atlantic: A Comparative Study of Culture, Conflict, and Conservation in St. Vincent and the Faroe Islands
Seemann, Jorn 2010 PhD Regional Narratives, Hidden Maps, and Storied Places: Cultural Cartographies of the Cariri Region, Northeast Brazil
Sullivan, Thomas James 2010 PhD Designing Irishness: Ethnicity, Heritage, and Imagined Connection to Place Through Language
Feike, Meredith Morgan 2010 PhD Revitalizing the Suburban Dream: Disaster, Displacement and Resilience in Eastern Orleans Parish
Huang, Yun 2009 PhD Sediment Records of Modern and Prehistoric Hurricane Strikes in Weeks Bay, Alabama
Nogueira, Ricardo Chabarria 2009 PhD Atlantic Tropical Cyclone: Climatology and the Contribution to Monthly and Seasonal Rainfall in the Eastern U.S, 1960-2007
Hunter, Richard 2009 PhD People, Sheep, and Landscape Change in Colonial Mexico: The Sixteenth-Century Transformation of the Valle del Mezquital
Kent, Joshua D. 2009 PhD Essays on the Integration of Anisotropic Landscapes within Contemporary Geographic Profiling Models
Wade, Charles H. 2009 PhD Why the Old Traditions Will Not Fail: Landscape, Legends, and the Construction of Place at Dartmouth College
Liang, Wei 2009 PhD An Integrated Agent-Based Microsimulation Model for Hurricane Evacuation in New Orleans
Knowles, Jason 2008 PhD Coastal Lake-Sediment Records of Prehistoric Hurricane Strike in Honduras and Turks and Caicos Islands of the Caribbean Basin
Sumpter, Amy Rhiannon 2008 PhD Environment, Labor, and Race: An Historical Geography of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, 1878-1956
Ju, Wenxue 2008 PhD A Genetic Bayesian Approach for Texture-Aided Urban Land-Use/Land-Cover Classification
Arden, William Brennan 2008 PhD Medical Geography in Public Health and Tropical Medicine: Case Studies from Brazil
Zhu, Yuanda 2007 PhD Modeling Spatial and Temporal Variations of Surface Moisture Content and Groundwater Table Fluctuations on a Fine-Grained Beach, Padre Island, Texas
Wilson, Harry James 2007 PhD The Urban Development of Spanish Colonial Pensacola, 1781-1821
Dunn, Robert A. 2007 PhD Fever, Firepower, and Flood: The Transformation of the Missouri River Bottomlands in the Dakotas 1804-2005
Somers, Bretton Michael 2007 PhD Spatial Analysis of the Preserved Wooden Architectural Remains of Eight Late Classic Maya Salt Works in Punta Ycacos Lagoon, Toledo District, Belize
Hinman, Sarah Elizabeth 2007 PhD Spatial and Temporal Structure of Typhoid Fever in Washington, D.C., 1895-1909: A Geographic Information Systems Exploration of Urban Health Concerns
Hemmerling, Scott Allan 2007 PhD Environmental Equity in Southeast Louisiana: Oil, People, Policy, and the Geography of Industrial Hazards
Dorrell, David 2007 PhD Understanding the New York Rabies Epizootic 1985-2005
Mujica, Frances Heyward Currin 2007 PhD Chagas in Culture and Place: A Mixed Methods Approach to a New Medical Geography of Chagas Disease in Los Tuxtlas, Mexico
Wang, Fei 2007 PhD Land-Cover and Land-Use Study Genetic Algorithms, Petri Nets, and Cellular Automata
Zhou, Guiyun 2006 PhD Detecting the Socioeconomic Conditions of Urban Neighborhoods through Wavelet Analysis of Remotely Sensed Imagery
Sheehan, Rebecca A 2006 PhD Between Representation and Practice: Contesting Public Space in New Orleans' Jackson Square
Blackburn, Jason Kenna 2006 PhD Evaluating the Spatial Ecology of Anthrax in North America: Examining Epidemiological Components across Multiple Geographic Scales Using a GIS-Based Approach
Kiage, Lawrence 2006 PhD Vegetational Change and Land Degradation in the Lake Baringo Area, Kenya, During the Late Holocene: Evidence from the Paleorecord and Remote Sensing
Duval-Diop, Dominique 2006 PhD Rediscovering the Delta: A Reassessment of the Linkages between Poverty, Economic Growth and Public Policy Using Geographically Weighted Regression Analysis
Vinnakota, Srinivas Kumar 2006 PhD Socioeconomic Characteristics of Cancer Mortality in the United States of America: A Spatial Data Mining Approach
Hardegree, Lynn Copeland 2006 PhD Spatial Characteristics of the Remotely-Sensed Surface Urban Heat Island in Baton Rouge, LA: 1988-2003
McGraw, Molly J. 2005 PhD The Effect of Environmental Forcing on the Suspended Sediment within the Naomi Wetlands as Reflected in Turbidity Data
Flanagan, Charles Allen 2005 PhD Mapping the Other Truth in the Shintech Case: Emancipatory Mapping for Environmental Justice in South Louisiana
Streiff, Meg 2005 PhD Boston's Settlement Housing: Social Reform in an Industrial City
Bohr, Gregory Shannon 2005 PhD Trends in Extreme Daily Temperature Events in the South-Central United States
Pemberton, Kevin Michael 2005 PhD Models for Ancient Maya Coastal Site Development and Economy: Examination of Pork and Doughboy Point, Port Honduras, Belize
Mills, Jacqueline Warren 2005 PhD Wealth and Deprivation in the Delta: A Landscape of Subsidization
Alexander, Toni Ann 2004 PhD From Oklahomans to "Okies": Identity Formation in Rural California
Bohr, Gregory S. 2004 PhD Trends in Extreme Daily Temperature Events in the South-Central United States
Ochoa-Winemiller, Virginia J. 2004 PhD Places to Live: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Modern Maya Houses in Yucatan, Mexico
Speights-Binet, Jennifer 2004 PhD The Road to Redevelopment: New Urbanism, Nostalgia, and the Process of Downtown Revitalization in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Vaughan, Elizabeth 2003 PhD Louisiana Sugar: A Geohistorical Perspective
Miller, Deborah J. 2003 PhD "Walking the Queen's Highway": Ideology and Cultural Landscape in Northern Ireland
Xiao, Ke 2003 PhD Fractal Compression and Analysis on Remotely Sensed Imagery
Fagan, William Francis 2003 PhD From Lime Kilns to Art Galleries: A Historical Anthropogeography of the Maine Coast City of Rockland
Fraser, Elizabeth Ann 2003 PhD Conservation Versus Survival: A Cultural Ecological Study of Changing Settlement Patterns, Cultures, and Land Use in the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve of Northeast Honduras
Zhang, Xiongping 2003 PhD Design and Implementation of an Ocean Observing System: WAVCIS (Wave-Current-Surge Information System) and Its Application to the Louisiana Coast
Shen, Caiming 2003 PhD Millennial-Scale Variations and Centennial-Scale Events in the Southwest Asian Monsoon: Pollen Evidence from Tibet
Blackburn, Jason Kenna 2003 PhD Characterizing Spatially Explicit Patterns of Antibiotic Resistance in the Marine Environment Using Top-Level Marine Predators
Winemiller, Terance Lynn 2003 PhD Water Resource Management by the Ancient Maya of Yucatan, Mexico
Hotard, Corey David 2003 PhD Bombarding the City of the Dead: Who Has a Right to the Past?
Reese, Carl A. 2003 PhD Pollen Dispersal and Deposition in the High-Central Andes, South America
Weir, Daniel Raymond 2002 PhD No Place to Die: The Poetics of Roadside Sacred Places in Mexico
Mince, Sylvia Starns 2002 PhD New Orleans' Squares 39 and 40: Three Centuries of Change: An Anthropological Look at the Social, Economic and Political Effects on Architecture
Revels, Craig Stephen 2002 PhD Timber, Trade, and Transformation: A Historical Geography of Mahogany in Honduras
Tewolde Kahsaye, Woldetensae 2002 PhD The Cultural Ecology of Pastoralism in Eritrea: A Geographical Inquiry
Kahsaye, Woldetensae Tewolde 2002 PhD The Cultural Ecology of Pastoralism in Eritrea: A Geographical Inquiry
Prout, Erik G, Jr. 2001 PhD Cultural Preservation in the Romanish Landscape: A Geography of the Swiss-Romanish Movement
Wu, Tian 2001 PhD Analyzing Crime Spatial Patterns Using Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System Technologies: Investigating the Urban Opportunity Structure Model of Jackson, Mississippi
Myint, Soe Win 2001 PhD Wavelet Analysis and Classification of Urban Environment Using High-Resolution Multispectral Image Data
Bonta, Mark A. 2001 PhD Mapping Enredos of Complex Spaces, A Regional Geography of Olancho
Alphin, George 2001 PhD A New Testament Geography: Description, Perspectives, and Implications for the Field of Geography
Rainey, Steven J. 2001 PhD Soil Management in Two Highland Guatemalan Municipios: Local Perspectives on the Management and Degradation of Soil Resources
Sundermann, Frederick W., III 2001 PhD Neither Natchez nor Tara: An Environmental Historical Geography of the Upper Pearl River Basin of Mississippi, Protohistoric Period to 1940
Sinclair, Dean T. 2001 PhD A New Town Will Appear on Charleston Neck: North Carolina and the Creation of the New South Garden City
Crutcher, Michael, Jr. 2001 PhD Protecting Place in African-American Neighborhoods: Urban Public Space, Privitization and Protest in Louis Armstrong Park and the Treme, New Orleans
Brown, Robert N. 2001 PhD Coming Home: Black Return Migration to the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta
Igorievich Ignatov, Igor 2001 PhD The Biogeography, Ecology, and Environmental History of the Loess Hills Forests, Lower Mississippi Embayment
Zhao, Wei 2001 PhD Multiscale Analysis for Characterization of Remotely Sensed Images
Chung, Heesun 2000 PhD Agricultural Trade Liberalization and Uneven Development: The Case of South Korea
Bark, Mi Hye 2000 PhD Cancer Mortality and Environment in Louisiana: A Geographical Inquiry
Adam, Lisa K. 2000 PhD Terrebone Farms Louisiana: An Anthropogeographic Study of a New Deal Resettlement
Deur, Douglas E. 2000 PhD A Domesticated Landscape: Native American Plant Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America
Yao, Zuju 2000 PhD Ice-Core Pollen Studies from the Dunde and Guliya Ice Caps, Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China
Ozdenerol, Esra 2000 PhD A Spatial Inquiry of Infant Low Birthweight and Cancer Mortality in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Hong, Keumsoo 1999 PhD The Evolution of the Red River Valley Settlement System, 1714-1860
Read, Jane 1999 PhD Land-Cover Change Detection for the Tropics Using Remots Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
Smiley, Scott P. 1999 PhD Musing the Garden: A Poetics of Place and Emplacement
Chaney, Philip 1999 PhD Extratropical Storms of the Gulf of Mexico and their Effects Along the Northern Coast of a Barrier Island: West Ship Island, Mississippi
Hawkins, Michael J. 1999 PhD Tourism and Place in Treasure Beach Jamaica: Imagining Paradise and the Alternative
Brucklacher, Ann D. 1999 PhD Apples and Regional Change: Life and Economy in Tsugaru, Japan
Aguirre, Robert 1999 PhD Territoriality and Commerce: Political Conflict over the Panama Canal in Geographic Perspective
Steinberg, Michael K. 1999 PhD Biological Diversity and Cultural Survival: Mopan Maya Traditional Culture and Environmental Change in Southern Belize
Maxwell, Andrew L. 1999 PhD Holocene Environmental Change in Mainland Southeast Asia: Pollen and Charcoal Records from Cambodia
Tillman, Benjamin F. 1999 PhD The Miskito Settlement Landscape of Eastern Honduras with Emphasis on the Moravian Contribution
Nance, Cindy A. 1999 PhD Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A GIS Study of Changes in Cemetery Locations in Southeastern Louisiana from an Archaeological and Geographical Perspective, 1930-1997
Thorstad, Linda M. 1999 PhD The Historical and Cultural Geography of the Grange in Minnesota and Louisiana, 1870-1880
Brown, Scott S. 1999 PhD Folk Housing in Northeastern Mexico: A Key to Culturogeographic Regionalization
Henderson, Bonnie 1998 PhD Access to Child Care in North Carolina: The Interaction of Class and Gender Relations Government Policy across Places and Scales
Coggins, Christopher Reed 1998 PhD The Tiger and the Pangolin: Cultural Ecology, Landscape Ecology, and Nature Conservation in China's Southeast Uplands
Algeo, Catherine 1998 PhD Tobacco Farming n the Age of the Surgeon Generals Warning: The Cultural Ecology and Structuration of Burley Tobacco Production in Madison County, North Carolina
Hudson, Paul Franklin 1998 PhD Meandering Processes and Channel Morphology in the Lower Mississippi River Prior to Major Human Disturbance
Hardy, Jeffrey 1998 PhD Winter Season Cold Front Variability in the Southern United States
Heppen, John Joseph 1998 PhD The Rise of the Republican Party in the South: A geographical Interpretation, 1948-1996
Choi, Youngeun 1998 PhD Urban Effects on Precipitation in the Southern United States of America
Hamilton, Herman Roger 1998 PhD Human Dimensions of Water Resources Policy: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Role in Natural Resources and Recreational Management
Chen, Yi-Fong 1998 PhD Indigenous Rights Movements Land Conflicts and Cultural Politics in Taiwan-A Case Study of Li-shan
Anderson, Katherine 1997 PhD Nature, Culture and Big Old Trees: Human Relationships with Ceiba (Ceiba pentandra) and Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) in the Landscapes of Guatemala and Louisiana
Allen, Daniel Stephen 1997 PhD The Impact of Technological Change on the Economic Viability of Individual Production Centers: The Case of the 1840-1880 British Ocean-Going Iron and Steam Shipbuilding Industry
Cherukuri, Rajabhushanam 1997 PhD Land/Water Interface Delineation Using Neural Networks
Samson, James Richard 1997 PhD Indigenous Lands in a Developing Region: A Historical Ethnogeography of the Pech Indians of Eastern Honduras with Emphasis on Recent Settlement and Land Use Changes
Mesyanzhinov, Dmitry V. 1997 PhD Suburbanization of Office Space: A Case Study of Houston, Texas
Mack, Taylor 1997 PhD Ephemeral Hinterlands and Historical Geography of Trujillo, Honduras, 1525-1950
Debusschere, Karolien 1997 PhD Sediment Transport Processes in Coarse Gravel-Bed Rivers: An Example from Costa Rica
Mitchell, Terri 1997 PhD Moved by the Spirit: Protestant Diffusion and Church Location in Central America with a Case Study from Southwestern Honduras
Otterstrom, Samuel Mark 1997 PhD An Analysis of Population Dispersal and Concentration in the United States 1790-1990: The Frontier Long-Waves and the Manufacturing Connection
Brady, Scott Arlen 1996 PhD Honduras’ Transithmian Corridor: An Historical Geography of Roadbuilding in Colonial Central America
Weigel, Stephanie 1996 PhD Scale, Resolution and Resampling: Representation and Analysis of
Remotely Sensed Landscapes Across Scale in Geographic Information Systems
Lee, Youngmin 1995 PhD Ethnicity Toward Multiculturalism: Socio-Spatial Relations of the Korean Community in Honolulu, 1903-1940
Su, Shew-Jiuan B. 1995 PhD Rural Industry and Rural Development in China: The Role of Geography Transportation and Policy in Jiangsu Province
Yoder, Michael Stephen 1995 PhD Critical Chorology and Peasant Production: Small Farm Forestry in Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Rohli, Robert 1995 PhD The Association between Anticyclonic Weather Changes over the Central Gulf Coast and Large-Scale Circulation Changes
Fearn, Miriam Lee 1995 PhD Louisiana's Cajun Prairie: Holocene History of a Southern Grassland
Vega, Anthony Jude 1994 PhD The Influence of Regional-Scale Circulation on Precipitation Variability in the Southern United States
Li, Xu 1994 PhD A 6200-Year Environmental History of the Pearl River Marsh, Louisiana
Hoff, Judy L. 1994 PhD A Water Balance Evaluation of the Effects of Climate Variability and Human Modification on the Flow Regime of the Mississippi River: 1932-1988
Kruger, Darrell Peter 1994 PhD Colonial Natal 1838 to 1880: The Making of a South African Settlement System
Kuhlken, Robert Thomas 1994 PhD Agricultural Terracing in the Fiji Islands
Keim, Barry David 1994 PhD Temporal and Synoptic Analyses of Heavy Rainfall in the Southeastern United States
Yoder, Michael Stephen 1994 PhD Critical Chorology and Peasant Production: Small Farm Forestry in Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Li, Chunxiao 1994 PhD Surplus Labor and Mobility in Hebei, China: An Evaluation of the Litu Bu Lixiang Approach
Qiu, Hong L. 1994 PhD Late-Holocene Vegetational History of Subtropical Mountains in Southeastern China
Labyak, Gregory John 1994 PhD Geographical Factors Influencing the Rise and Growth of Cotton Textile Manufacturing in the South Carolina Piedmont, 1880-1940
Castille III, George Joseph 1993 PhD A Geoforensic Analysis of State-Owned Waterbottoms in South Louisiana: Gauging the Geographical Impacts of Louisiana Court Decisions
Britton, Edward 1993 PhD Peasant Subsistence in Northwestern Haiti: Geography, Cultural Ecology, and Rural Development
Cao, Changyong 1992 PhD Detecting the Scale and Resolution Effects in Remote Sensing and GIS
Hines, Mary Elizabeth 1992 PhD Death at the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Geography of Lynching in the Deep South, 1882-1910
Galvin, Peter 1991 PhD The Pirates' Wake: A Geography of Piracy and Pirates as Geographers in Colonial Spanish America, 1536-1718 (2 volumes)
Mossa, Joann 1990 PhD An Evaluation of Discharge-Sediment Interaction in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River System, Southern and Central Louisiana
Dunlap, Clarke 1990 PhD Comparing and Contrasting North American and Siberian Arctic River Deltas as to Hydrological and Oceanographic Controlling Variables and their Relationships in Continental Shelf and Shelfedge Environmental
Yodis, Elaine 1990 PhD Historic Changes in Channel Morphology of Mississippi River Tributaries: Southwestern, Mississippi
Husband, Elizabeth 1990 PhD A Geographical Perspective on US Capital Punishment, 1801-1960
Penland, Patrick Shea 1990 PhD Holocene Delta Plain Development and Barrier Island Evolution in Louisiana
Whelan, James F. 1989 PhD From Forest, Stream, & Sea: Aspects of Self-Sufficiency in the Nineteenth Century Louisiana Diet
Henderson, Martha 1988 PhD Landscape Changes on the Mescalero Apache Reservation: Eastern Apache Adaptation to Federal Indian Land Policy
Mires, Peter Bingham 1988 PhD Predicting the Past: The Geography of Settlement in Louisiana, 1699-1890, and its Application to Historic Preservation
Prorok, Carolyn Victoria 1988 PhD Hindu Temples in Trinidad: A Cultural Geography of Religious Structures and Ethnic Identity
Lee, Jeon 1988 PhD The Historical Geography of Rice Culture in the American South
Terry, Ronald Norman 1988 PhD The Legacy of the Hawaiian Cultivator in Windward Valleys of Hawaii
Tucker Baker, Nancy 1987 PhD Use of a Rainfall Runoff Model to Simulate the Effects of Urbanization on the Hydrologic Regimen of Ward Creek Drainage Basin, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Hopkins, Daniel Price 1987 PhD The Danish Cadastral Survey of St. Croix, 1733-1754
Meyer-Arendt, Klaus 1987 PhD Resort Evolution along the Gulf of Mexico Littoral: Historical Morphological and Environmental Aspects
Nakagawa, Tadashi 1987 PhD The Cemetery as a Cultural Manifestation: Louisiana Necrogeography
McCabe, Gregory J. 1986 PhD Application of Synoptic Weather Types in the Analysis of Evaporation in Southern
Sechrist, Robert P. 1986 PhD A Comparative Analysis of Multi-Dimensional Diffusion Models: The Diffusion of the Prohibition Movement in the United States of America 1876-1919
Herlihy, Peter H. 1986 PhD A Cultural Geography of the Embera and Wounan (Choco) Indians of Darien Panama with Emphasis on Recent Village Formation and Economic Diversification
Sechrist, Gail S. 1986 PhD Church Buildings Enter the Urban Age: A Louisiana Example of the Church in Settlement Geography
Pett-Conklin, Linda 1986 PhD Cadastral Surveying in Colonial Carolina: A Historical Geography
Faiers, Gregory E. 1986 PhD The Formation and Geographic Relocation of January Diurnal Precipitation Patterns in Louisiana and Southeastern Texas
Wu, Chao-Yu 1986 PhD A Dynamics and Sedimentology Study of Eastern Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana
Melland, John Francis 1985 PhD Hutterite House Types: Variations in the Material Expression of Social Reality in: Part-Society with Part-Culture
Works, Martha 1984 PhD Agricultural Change Among the Alto Mayo Aguaruna, Eastern Peru: The Effects on Culture and Environment
Chhokar, Kiran 1984 PhD Manipur in Transition: Differentials of Development in a Polyethnic Area of India
Barbosa Seguinot, Jose 1983 PhD Coastal Modification and Land Transformation in the San Juan Bay Area Puerto Rico
Choi, Young-Joon 1982 PhD The Yongnam-Ro: An Historical Geography of a Korean Royal Road
Dilsaver, Lary 1982 PhD From Boom to Bust: Post Gold-Rush Patterns of Adjustment in a California Mining Region
Hughes, Robert H. 1982 PhD Use of Landsat Multispectral Scanner Digital Data for Mapping Suspended Solids and Salinity in the Atchafalaya Bay and Adjacent Waters, Louisiana
Kim, Soon Tae 1980 PhD Quantitative Evaluation of Landsat for Monitoring Suspending Sediment in a Fluvial Channel
Easterly, Ernest St. Clair, III 1980 PhD Geojurisprudence:  Studies in Law, Liberty, and Landscapes
Wicker, Karen Miriam 1979 PhD The Development of the Louisiana Oyster Industry in the 19th Century
Harris, Michael K. 1979 PhD Form Process Relationships at Laguna Percebu, Baja California, Mexico
Sheldon, Samuel Richard 1978 PhD The Ixtleros of North-Central Mexico: A Geographical Study of Man-Plant Relationships
Gritzner, Janet Hazen 1978 PhD Tabby in the Coastal Southeast: The Culture History of an American Building Material
French, Carolyn Olilver 1978 PhD Cadastral Patterns in Louisiana: A Colonial Legacy
Monte, Judith Ann 1978 PhD The Impact of Petroleum Dredging on Louisiana's Coastal Landscape:  A Plant Biogeographical Analysis and Resource Assessment of Spoil Bank Habitats in the Bayou Lafourche Delta
Wax, Charles Larry 1977 PhD An Analysis of the Relationships Between Water Level Fluctuations and Climate, Coastal Louisiana
Shanafelt, Raymond Edgar 1977 PhD The Baton Rouge-New Orleans Petrochemical Industrial Region: A Functional Region Study
Peake, Jeffrey S. 1977 PhD Seasonal Change in Microclimates of the Colville Delta, Alaska
Zimrick, Steven John 1976 PhD The Changing Organization of Agriculture in the Southern San Joaquin Valley, California
Hanson, Gerald Thomas 1975 PhD Shantytown Stage Development: The Case of Kingston, Jamaica
Stopp, George Harry 1975 PhD An Analysis of the Relationship Between Soybean Agriculture and Land-Use Transformation in the South
Jeane, Donald Gregory 1974 PhD The Culture History of Grist Milling in Northwest Georgia
Kalkstein, Laurence Saul 1974 PhD A Method to Determine Relationships between Climate and Outbreaks of the Southern Pine Beetle (Dendrochtonus frontalis Zimm.)
Lewis, John Clarence 1973 PhD The Settlement Succession of the Boeuf River Basin, Louisiana
Abington, Oscar D. 1973 PhD Changing Meander Morphology and Hydraulics, Red River, Arkansas and Louisiana
Davis, Donald Wayne 1973 PhD Louisiana Canals and their Influence on Wetlands Development
Pitman, Leon S. 1973 PhD A Survey of 19th-Century Folk Housing in the Mormon Culture Region
da Silva, Jorge Xavier 1973 PhD Processes and Landforms in the South American Coast
Clendenen, Harbert Leslie 1973 PhD Settlement Morphology of the Southern Courtois Hills, Missouri, 1820-1860
van Beek, Johannes Laurens 1973 PhD Rhythmic Patterns of Beach Topography
Mancil, Ervin 1972 PhD An Historical Geography of Industrial Cypress Lumbering in Louisiana
Weisblatt, Edward Alan 1972 PhD Multispectral Discrimination of Deltaic Environments
Winberry, John Joseph 1971 PhD The Log House in Mexico: Distribution, Origin, and Dispersal
Jaworski, Eugene 1971 PhD Biogeography of the Blue Crab Fishery, Barataria Estuary, Louisiana
Arndorfer, David James 1971 PhD Process and Parameter Interaction in Rattlesnake Crevasse, Mississippi River Delta
Rehder, John Burkhardt 1971 PhD Sugar Plantation Settlements of Southern Louisiana:  A Cultural Geography
Icenogle, David 1970 PhD Rural Nonfarm Population and Settlement in Upper East Tennessee
Hall, John Whitling 1970 PhD Louisiana Survey Systems: Their Antecedents, Distribution, and Characteris­tics
Kuntz, Leonard 1970 PhD Localization of Jewish Population in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Peterson, Albert J. 1970 PhD German-Russian Catholic Colonization in Western Kansas:  A Settlement Geography
Wright, Lynn Donelson 1970 PhD Circulation, Effluent Diffusion, and Sediment Transport:  Mouth of South Pass, Mississippi River Delta
Detro, Randall A. 1970 PhD Generic Terms in Louisiana Place Names: An Index to the Cultural Landscape
Kwon, Hyuck Jae 1969 PhD Development of Recent Barrier Islands Along the Coast of the United States
McCloy, James Murl 1969 PhD Morphologic Characteristics of the Blow River Delta, Yukon Territory, Canada
Gritzner, Charles F. 1969 PhD Spanish Log Housing in New Mexico
Comeaux, Malcol Louis 1969 PhD Settlement and Folk Occupations of the Atchafalaya Basin
McArthur, David Samuel 1969 PhD Sand Movement in Relation to Beach Topography
Wilson, Eugene Murphey 1969 PhD Folk Houses of Northern Alabama
Noble, William Allister 1968 PhD Cultural Contrasts and Similarities Among Five Ethnic Groups in the Nilgiri District, Madras State, Indian 1800-1963
Wilhelm, Hubert G. H. 1968 PhD Organized German Settlement and Its Effects on the Frontier of South-Central Texas
Raphael, Constantine Nicholas 1968 PhD Geomorphology and Archeology, Northwest Peloponnesos, Greece
Kury, Theodore William 1968 PhD Historical Geography of the Iron Industry in the N.Y.-N.J. Highlands: 1700-1900
Saucier, Roger Thomas 1968 PhD Recent Geomorphic History of the Pontchartrain Basin Louisiana
Thom, Bruce G. 1967 PhD Coastal and Fluvial Landforms, Horrey and Marion Counties, South Carolina
Newton, Milton B. 1967 PhD The Peasant Farm of St. Helena Parish, Louisiana: A Cultural Geography
Gagliano, Sherwood 1967 PhD Occupation Sequence at Avery Island
Craig, Alan K. 1966 PhD The Geography of Fishing in British Honduras and Adjacent Coastal Areas
Psuty, Norbert P. 1966 PhD Geomorphology of the Tabasco Coast, Mexico
Trindell, Roger T. 1966 PhD Historical Geography of the Colonial Ports of New Jersey
Wacker, Peter O. 1966 PhD The Historical Geography of the Musconetcong Valley
Dolan, Robert 1965 PhD The Relationship between Beach Changes and Near-Shore Processes along the Outer Banks of North Carolina
Andrle, Robert 1964 PhD A Biogeographical Investigation of the Sierra de Tuxtla in Veracruz, Mexico
Hadleigh?West, Fred 1963 PhD The Netsi Kutchin: An Essay in Human Ecology
Johnson, John 1963 PhD Pre-Steamboat Navigation on the Louisiana Mississippi River
Snead, Rodman 1963 PhD Physical Geography of the Las Bela Coastal Plain, West Pakistan
Lee, Chan 1960 PhD A Culture History of Rice with Special Reference to Louisiana
Rahman, Mushtaqur 1960 PhD Irrigation and Field Patterns in the Indus Delta
Mukerji, Anath B. 1960 PhD Cultural Geography of the Jats of the Upper Doab, India
Walker, H. J. 1960 PhD The Changing Nature of Man's Quest for Food and Water as Related to Snow, Ice and Permafrost in the American Arctic
Padgett, Herbert 1960 PhD The Marine Shellfisheries of Louisiana
Blaut, James 1958 PhD Chinese Market Gardening in Singapore: A Study in Functional Microgeography
Khan, Fazle Karim 1958 PhD Comparative Agricultural Geography of East Pakistan and Louisiana
Fuson, Robert 1958 PhD The Savanna of Central Panama: A Study in Cultural Geography
Dunbar, Gary 1956 PhD Historical Geography of the North Carolina Outer Banks
Wright, Martin 1956 PhD The Agricultural Settlement Succession in the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana
Knipmeyer, William 1956 PhD Settlement Succession in Eastern French Louisiana
Sternberg, Hilgard 1956 PhD A Contribution to the Geomorphology of the False River Area, Louisiana
Taylor, James 1956 PhD The Agricultural Settlement Succession in the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana
Aldrich, Courtney C. 1955 PhD Johnson County: A Geographic Study Representative of the Western Plains Region of Mo
Rizvi, Ali 1955 PhD Comparative Physiography of the Lower Ganges & Lower Mississippi Valley
Stokes , Gregory A. 1954 PhD Lumbering in Southwest Louisiana:  A Study of the Lumbering Industry as a Culture-Geographic Factor
Jacobson, Daniel 1954 PhD Koasati Culture Change
McIntire, William G. 1954 PhD Prehistoric Settlements in Coastal Louisiana
Phillips, Yvonne 1953 PhD Cultural Succession in the Tensas Basin
Kyser, John S. 1938 PhD The Evolution of Louisiana Parishes in Relation to Population Growth and Movements