John W. Frazier
SUNY Distinguished Service ProfessorRoom: OJ-108Phone: 607-777-6179E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Education: PhD, Kent State University, 1976
- National Councilor, American Geographical Society
- Director, Binghamton University GIS Core Facility
- Founder and Co-Director, "Race/Ethnicity and Place" Conferences
- Urban Geography
- Multicultural Geography
- Research and Writing
- Applied Geography
- Race/Ethnicity Studies
Recent projects/research undertaken:
- Aging populations of Broome County, NY
- Changing racial/ethnic patterns in Binghamton, NY and Allentown, PA
- Asian geographies/Black geographies/Foreign-born migration in the U.S.
Recent grants and contracts:
- 2004-2006 Received funding for three graduate students in GIS Core Facility from a number of sources, including anthropologist, Randy McGuire’s, and political scientist, Davis Cingranelli’s NSF grants(approximately $23,000).
- 2004-2005 “Crime Analysis Mapping Project” for Broome County, NY under State of NY Grant to Selected Communities,$23,000(with K. Heard, GIS Core Facility and Luke Willis, Geography Department.)
- 2004-2005 “An Analysis of the Locations and Budget Impacts of Binghamton University Students on Broome County, New York,” $20,000, Vice President for Finance andTransportation Committee. (with Mark Reisinger, Geography Department)(Although not shown below, I have conducted this type of analysis on a funded basis several times since 1978).
- 2004-2005 External funding for GIS Core Facility for GIS-based “Broome Count Atlas Project" and internal funding for a scholarship-internship for Geography major, James DeVona (total $10,500).
- 2002-04 “Aging Futures in Broome County, New York,” (with Lucius Willis), $20,000(One of 12 national grants for community partnerships on aging analysis,ours is part of a larger grant awarded to Broome County, N. Y.).
Recognition and awards:
- 2010 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service
- 2006 Binghamton University EOP Faculty Award for Support of EOP Programs and Principles
- 2005 Elected to Ethnic Geography Specialty Group Board of Directors
- 2003 National Councillor, American Geographical Society
- 2002 National Academy of Sciences Committee Appointment
- 1994 Anderson Medal for Career Distinction in Applied Geography (AAG)
Recent publications and research in progress:
- Race, Ethnicity and Place in a Changing America, (editor, with E. L. Tettey-Fio), Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, 2006.(I am the author or co-author of five chapters and the senior editor.)
- The New South in Perspective: Observations and Commentary, in H. A. Smith and O. J. Furuseth, Latinos and the Transformation of the South,(with M.E. Reisinger. 2006. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Press, pp. 257-283.
- Licensing Geographic Data and Services, Washington, D. C.: National Research Council, 2004.(I am one of a number of contributors from the National research Council’s LGDS Committe and the book was not published by chapter authors)
- "A Perspective on 20th Century North American Applied Geography". in International Applied Geography, L. Gibson and A. Bailly, editors. (forthcoming, 2004).
- Multicultural Geographies: The Changing Racial/Ethnic Patterns of the United States, with F.M. Margai. Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, 2003.(I am the co-editor of the volume and author or co-author of 5 chapters.)
- Race and Place: Equity Issues in Urban America. (with F.M. Margai and E. L. Tettey-fio), Westview Press, 2003.
- In Press: "Applied Geography, 2013" 6500 word essay accepted by Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, Elsevier Press (Netherlands), contract 2014.
- In Press: "Immigrant Experiences and Integration Trajectories in North American Cities: An Overview and Commentary" 7500 word chapter University of Toronto Press, contract for 2015.
- Contract Report, Student Services and Administration, BU, 2013. "Student Location and Impacts on the Broome County Economy, 2012-13" (with Mark Reisinger, Kevin Heard).
- Submitted Spring 2014 to Focus on Geography, with B. McGovern, "Evolving Ethic Settlements in Queens: Historical and Current Forces in the Reshaping of Human Geography." Under Review.
- Submitted, June, 2014. "The Importance of Visualization in Teaching the Ethnic Geography of the United States." Being reviewed for possible inclusion of a chapter in Teaching Ethnic Geography in the 21st Century National Committee for Geographic Education, Publisher, NCGE.
- REP Conference, October, 2012, "Migration, Landscape, Place, and Triggers in Community Tensions: Planning Clashed in Bellerose, Queens." With N. F. Henry and B. McGovern.
- Applied Geography Conferences, October, 2013, Maryland. Invited Presentation: "Comments on the careers of two Business Geographers."
- Applied Geography Conferences, October, 2013, "Asian Indian Invisibility: A Closer Look at Ethnic Clustering in Maricopa County, AZ." With K. Heard
- Invited Critic at the national meetings of the AAG, April, 2014, a highlighted session for the meetings, Author meets Critics: Detroit: Race Riots, Conflicts, and Efforts to Bridge the Racial Divide, Joe T. Darden, Michigan State University press, 2014- rated among the top 20 books published in Michigan.
- "Visualization in Teaching Racial and Ethnic Geography in the 21st Century," invited presentation to the Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Florida, April 2014.