Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Practice, Geographic Information Systems Technology (Online)

12/14/2018 - 14:04
Department
MS-GIST

The School of Geography and Development at The University Arizona, is seeking two Assistant Professors of Practice (Career Track) to join our dynamic faculty and students and advance the development and instruction in our on-line BS and MS programs in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST), which are quickly growing programs (http://gis.arizona.edu). This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly ranked geography school and be a faculty member at Arizona’s land-grant institution.

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Job Posting: Assistant Professor, Spatial Statistics and Quantitative Methods

12/14/2018 - 13:58
Department

The School of Geography and Development seeks a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in spatial statistics and quantitative methods who will advance the School’s research in the use of such methods to address pressing social, political, and economic issues in cities. Research priorities are for a scholar using data science and/or modelling to analyze complex, large data sets, such as population or Census, Smart Cities, finance, policing and emergencies, transportation, logistics, communications, energy or sustainability.

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"Integrating Geographic Information Systems in Sustainability Planning in Eleuthera, Bahamas" by Philana A. Jeremiah

12/06/2018 - 12:36
MDP Blog

 

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This is one of a series of posts written by students in the UA Master's in Development Practice (MDP) Program based on work conducted through their summer field practicums and other research and advocacy activities. 

This policy brief was written by MDP student Philana A. Jeremiah.

 

 

"Haiti's Prolonged Pretrial Detentions: A Legacy of Abject Human Rights Abuses" by Deborah Dimmett

MDP Blog

"Haiti has long had a history of overcrowded prisons due in part to the large number of pretrial detainees.  A report by CBS News in 2017 stated that most of Haiti’s 11,000 inmates are pretrial detainees—some who will perish before ever having the opportunity to have their first day in court. 

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This is one of a series of posts written by students in the UA Master's in Development Practice (MDP) Program based on work conducted through their summer field practicums and other research and advocacy activities. 

This policy brief was written by MDP student Deborah Dimmett.

  

 

"From Refugee to Restaurant Owner" by Michelle Schatz

11/07/2018 - 13:00
MDP Blog

MDP student Michelle Schatz completed her summer field practicum with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson, working with refugee populations in Arizona.

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MDP student Michelle Schatz completed her summer field practicum with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson, working with refugee populations in Arizona. Michelle wrote about the success of one refugee from Eritrea, Weldy Gezehen, who has opened the Queen Sheba Eritrean Restaurant not far from the University of Arizona campus.

 

 

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