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History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Barbara Bonnekessen

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Contact Person:
Nancy Grantham

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Phone: 620-235-4325
Fax: 620-235-4338

Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
412 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762


Education and Certifications

Ph.D., Geography, 2007, Kent State University
M.A., Geography, 2001, Kent State University
B.P.A., Regional Development Studies, 1996, Dankook University, Seoul, Korea

Courses Taught

GEOG 106 World Regional Geography
GEOG 303 Geographic Information SystemsI
GEOG 305 Cartography
GEOG 307 East Asia
GEOG 403 Geographic Information SystemsII
GEOG 600 Internship in Geography

Interests, Publications and Presentations

Research Interests
GIS, Remote Sensing, and spatial-temporal analysis
Urban Geography/Planning: urban growth and land use land cover changes
Environmental impact analysis: application of GIS/RS to environmental issues 

Kim, H. 2011. Comparative Analysis of Rapid Urban Growth: A Case of Medina and Brunswick, Ohio. Papers of Applied Geography 34: 154-163.

Kim, H. 2010. Spatiotemporal Pattern Analysis of Rapid Urban Expansion Using GIS and Remote Sensing. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 1 (2): 53-68.

Kim, H. 2008. Spatial Analysis of Urban Growth at a Local Community Scale. Papers of Applied Geography 31: 114-123.

Helsel, J., H. Kim, and J. Lee. 2006. An Evolutional Model of US Manufacturing and Service Industries. In J. Gatrell and N. Reid (eds.), Enterprising Worlds: A Geographic Perspective on Economic, Environments, and Ethics: 83-98. Dordretch: Springer Verlag.

Kim, H. 2004. Spatial Dynamics of US Manufacturing. Papers of Applied Geography 27: 439-447.

Bradac, M., H. Kim, and J. Lee. 2003. An Internet-based Urban Growth Simulator: Its Implementation and Application. Proceedings in Twenty-Third Annual ESRI International User Conference.

Lee, J., T. M. Brody, R. Zhang, H. Kim, and M. Bradac. 2002. Simulating Urban Growth on the Web. Geospatial Solutions 12 (11): 42-45.

Hyun Joong Kim

Hyun Joong Kim

Assistant Professor

Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
319 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

620-235-4002 office phone
620-235-4338 fax