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Timothy Hawthorne

Assistant Professor

PhD in Geography, The Ohio State University, 2010
MA in Geography, West Virginia University, 2005
BA, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2003

Office: 350B Sparks Hall

Research Interests:

Community geography, GIS, Participatory GIS, qualitative GIS, accessibility, urban geography, cartography, health GIS, service learning, geographic education, Belize

Selected Research Funding:

$350,000, Hawthorne, T.L. (PI) & K.B. Hankins (Co-PI), “REU Site: Addressing Social and Environmental Disparities through Community Geography and Geographic Information Systems” from the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (NSF Award #1156755): February 15, 2012 - January 31, 2015.

$83,000, Miller, B. (PI) and Hawthorne, T.L. (Co-PI), “ATLmaps Year Two” to the Georgia State University CITIES Grant Competition: May 31, 2013 - June 2014.

$43,700, Miller, B. (PI) & T.L. Hawthorne (Co-PI), “ATLMaps: Creating a Geographic Research and Teaching Platform for Atlanta” from the Georgia State University CITIES Grant Competition: July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013.

$10,000, Hawthorne, T.L. (PI), “Community Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis of Public Housing De-Concentration in Atlanta, Georgia” from the Georgia State University Cleon C. Arrington Research Initiation Grant: July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Hawthorne, T. and M.P. Kwan (In Press). “Exploring the Unequal Landscapes of Healthcare Accessibility in Lower-Income Urban Neighborhoods through Qualitative Inquiry” (Forthcoming in Geoforum).

Hawthorne, T. and D. Fyfe. (In Press). “Rethinking the PhD in Geography: The Importance of Student-Led Initiatives” (Forthcoming in GeoJournal).

Hawthorne, T. (2013). “Community Geography and Participatory GIS in Transitioning Neighborhoods” in Allahwala, A. Bunce, S., Beagrie, L., Brail, S., Hawthorne, T., Levesque, S., von Mahs, J., and B. Spotton Visano, Symposium on “Building and Sustaining Community-University Partnerships in Marginalized Urban Areas” Journal of Geography 112(2): 43-57 DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2012.692702

Case, C. & T. Hawthorne. (2013). “Served or Unserved? A Site Suitability Analysis of Social Services in Atlanta, Georgia Using Geographic Information Systems” Applied Geography 38: 96-106.

Hawthorne, T. and M.P. Kwan. (2012). “Using GIS and Perceived Distance to Understand the Unequal Geographies of Healthcare in Lower-Income Urban Neighborhoods” The Geographical Journal 178(1): 18-30.

Hawthorne, T. L. (2011). “Communities, Cartography and GIS: Enhancing Undergraduate Geographic Education with Service Learning” International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 2(2): 1-16.

Hawthorne, T., Krygier, J., and Kwan, M. P. (2008). “Mapping Ambivalence: Exploring the Geographies of Community Change and Rails-to-Trails Development Using Photo-Based Q Method and PPGIS” Geoforum 39(2): 1058-1078.

Hawthorne T. L., Dougherty M., Elmes G., Fletcher C., McCusker B., Pinto M., and Weiner D. (2006). Beyond the Public Meeting: Building a Field-Based Participatory Geographic Information System for Land Use Planning in Monongalia County, West Virginia. In S. Balram & S. Dragicevic (Eds.), Collaborative Geographic Information Systems. USA: Idea Group Inc.

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