Laura Sharp

Research Interests

Social, cultural, and economic geography; science and technology studies; GIS

Selected Publications

Sharp, Laura and Chris Lukinbeal. 2015. Film Geography: A Review and Prospectus.  In, Mediated Geographies/Geographies of Media, Science and Business Media series, International Handbooks of Human Geography.  Edited by, Susan Mains, Julie Cupples, and Chris  Lukinbeal.  Sage.

Lukinbeal, Chris and Laura Sharp. 2015. Performing America’s Toughest Sheriff: Media as Practice in Joe Arpaio’s Old WestGeojournal 80(6): 881-892.

Sharp, Laura and Chris Lukinbeal. 2014. Film Geography. In Wiley-AAG International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the  Earth, Environment, and Technology.  New York: Wiley Press. Forthcoming.

Lukinbeal, Chris and Laura Sharp. 2014. Geography and Film. In Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Ed. Barney Warf. New  York: Oxford University Press.

Sharp, Laura. 2014. Rev. of Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, by Henry Jenkins, Sam  Ford, and Joshua Greene. Journal of Consumer Culture. Forthcoming. 

Crampton, Jeremy W., Jay Bowen, Daniel Cockayne, Brittany Cook, Eric Nost, Lindsay Shade, Laura Sharp, and Malene  Jacobson. 2013. Whose geography? Which publics? Dialogues in Human Geography 73(3): 73-76. 

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Contact Information

Laura Sharp
Ph.D. Student, Research Assistant
Office: ENR2 S570-BB


Ph.D. Geography (Expected 2017), The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

M.A., Geography (2013), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

B.G.S., Geography (2009), University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Courses Taught

GEOG 205: Places in the Media