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 Catherine Hooey, Ph.D.

Catherine Hooey, Ph.D.

Professor of Geography / Geography Program Coordinator
Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
Office: 322 Russ Hall
Phone: 620-234-4327

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About Dr. Catherine Hooey

Coordinator, Geography Program

Education

Ph.D., University of Western Ontario University, Ontario, Canada, 1993
Geography: Perception, Decision Making and Spatial Behaviour

M.A., University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada, 1988
Anthropology: Emphasis in Archaeology and Human-Environment Interaction

B.A., University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1982
Anthropology: Emphasis in Archaeology

Courses Taught

World Regional Geography         
Environmental Geography (Fall Class)    
Global Environmental Changes (Spring Class)
Geography of Hazards and Disasters (Spring Class)
Senior Seminar in Geography (Fall Class)
Internship in GIS and Environmental Geography

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Areas of  Interest

Research Interests
My research focuses on human-environment interaction.  I am particularly interested in marginal environments and how people perceive and adapt to variable conditions. Recent research includes southeast Kansas and mining landscapes, and west-central Alberta and agriculture. Past research has included perception of change in small towns and geographic education. 

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