Mark Reisinger

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
Faculty Master, Newing College
University Readiness Program, Binghamton University, Lead Teacher
Chair, China International Education Advisory Council

Room: OJ-116

Phone: 607-777-2676

E-mail: mareisin@binghamton.edu


Education: PhD, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2001

 

Teaching specialties:

  • Globalization
  • Population Geography
  • Urban Geography/Planning
  • Economic Geography

Research interests:

  • Internal Migration in the United States
  • Latino immigration and internal migration
  • Race and Ethnic Geographies
  • Restructuring of Local Labor Markets
  • Regional Economic Development

Recent projects/research undertaken:

  • Latino migration to south central Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Internal Migration and Labor Market Adjustments

Research associate

  • The Center for Applied Community Research and Development, Binghamton University
  • University Transportation Research Center, Region II

Recent publications:

  • Reisinger, Mark E. 2011. "Hispanics/Latinos in the United States." In J.W. Frazier and E.  Tettey-Fio (eds.) Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, (2nd ed.) Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
  • Reisinger, Mark E., Eugene Tettey-Fio, and John W. Frazier, 2011. "The Latinization of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1970-2010." In J.W. Frazier and E. Tettey-Fio (eds.) Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America, (2nd ed.) Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. and John W. Frazier, 2010. Racial/Ethnic Groups and Voting Patterns in Select United States Counties, 2008. In Atlas of the 2008 Elections, Stanley Brunn (ed.)
  • Conklin, Nicole and M.E. Reisinger, 2006. “Assessing social and physical vulnerability to a terrorist attack: a case study in Norfolk, Virginia. The Pennsylvania Geographer, 44(2): 147-175.
  • Meyer, Gregory S. and M.E. Reisinger, 2006. “Bio-tech innovation clustering in Indianapolis.”In Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, B.E. Montz and G.A. Tobin (eds.) 28: (forthcoming).
  • Frazier, John W. and Mark E. Reisinger. 2006. “The new South in perspective: observations and commentary.”In H. A. Smith and O. J. Furuseth (eds.) The New South: Latinos and the Transformation of Space,Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 257-283.(forthcoming).
  • Reisinger, Mark E. 2006. “Latinos in Berks County, PA: migration, settlement, and employment.”The Pennsylvania Geographer, 43(2): 95-118.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. 2006. “Latinos in America: Historical and contemporary settlement patterns.”In J.W. Frazier and E. Tettey-Fio (eds.) Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America,Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, pp. 183-198.
  • Reisinger, Mark E., Eugene Tettey-Fio, and John W. Frazier, 2006. “Patterns and Issues in the Latinization of Allentown, Pennsylvania.”In J.W. Frazier and E. Tettey-Fio (eds.) Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America,Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, pp. 233-250.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. 2005. "Residential segregation and socioeconomic inequality for the Latino community in Reading, PA." In Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, B.E.Montz and G.A. Tobin (eds.) 28: 349-358.
  • Reisinger, M.E. 2004. "Hispanic migration flows and settlement patterns for Berks County and Reading, Pennsylvania." In Papers of the Applied Geography Conference, B.E.Montz and G.A. Tobin (eds.) 27: 283-292.
  • Reisinger, M.E. 2003. "The origins and development of the York industrial district in south central Pennsylvania: 1700s to 1920." The Pennsylvania Geographer. 41(2): 67-94.
  •  Reisinger, M.E. 2003. "Determinants of Latino migration to Allentown, PA." In Multicultural Geographies: The Changing Racial/Ethnic Patterns of the United States, J.W. Frazier and F.W. Margai (eds.). Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, pp. 170-189.
  • Reisinger, M.E. and E. Tettey-Fio. 2003. "Changing Latino geographies in the United States." In Multicultural Geographies: The Changing Racial/Ethnic Patterns of the United States,J.W. Frazier and F.W. Margai (eds.). Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, pp.149-169.
  • Reisinger, M.E. and M. Treier. 2003. "Latino migration to small cities: the case of Allentown,1980 - 2000. In Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, B.E. Montz and G.A. Tobin (eds.) 26: 92-100.
  • Reisinger, M.E. 2003. "Sectoral shifts and occupational migration in the United States."The Professional Geographer. 55(3): 383-395.

Recent Conference Presentations:

  • Gardner, Maureen, Arielle Nissenblatt, and Mark E. Reisinger. Fully COIL'd Reflections. Presented to the 6th Annual COIL Conference, March 20, 2014
  • Nissenblatt, Arielle and Mark E. Reisinger. Challenges and Rewards of Teaching Online in China. Presented to the 5th Annual COIL Conference, April 5 2013.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. Locational strategies and current business needs of Latino grocery store owners in Reading, PA. ." Presented to the 32nd Annual Applied Geography Conference, October 30, 2009.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. "Who Serves Who? Latino Business Location in Reading, PA." Presented to the 4th Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference, November 7, 2008.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. L. Willis, and B. Montz. "East Side Community-Based Planning Project for the City of Binghamton, NY." Presented to the 31st Annual Applied Geography Conference, October 17, 2008.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. “Valued Citizens or Post-Industrial Underclass: The Incorporation of Latinos in U.S. Cities.” Presented to the 104th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 17, 2008.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. “The Geography of Illegal Immigration Laws.” Presented to the 30th Annual Applied Geography Conference, October 18, 2008. Reisinger, M.E. and J.W. Frazier. “The Role of Migration Selectivity in the Latinization of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.” Presented to the 102nd Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, March 8, 2006.
  • Reisinger, M.E. “Residential segregation and socioeconomic inequality for the Latino community in Reading, PA.” Presented to the 28th Annual Applied Geography Conference, November 3, 2005.
  • Reisinger, M.E., Tettey-Fio, E., and Frazier, J.W. "Social and labor force experiences among Latinos in Allentown, PA at the beginning of the 21st century." Presented to the 101st Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 8, 2005.
  • Reisinger, M.E. "Hispanic migration flows and settlement patterns for Berks County and Reading, Pennsylvania. Presented to the 27th Annual Applied Geography Conference,October 22, 2004.
  • Reisinger, M.E., Tettey-Fio, E., and Frazier, J.W. "Latino settlement and resettlement down the U.S. urban hierarchy: An examination of southeastern Pennsylvania." Presented to the 2004 Conference on Race Ethnicity and Place, September 18, 2004.
  • Reisinger, M.E. "Determinants of Latino migration to small cities: The case of Allentown, PA." Presented to the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers,March 19, 2004.
  • Reisinger, M.E., Tettey-Fio, E., and Frazier, J. "U.S. Latino migration, landscape and spatial structure in Allentown, PA: beginning of the 21st century." Presented to the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, March 16, 2004.
  • Reisinger, M.E. and Treier, M. "Latino migration to small cities: the case of Allentown, 1980 to 2000. Presented to the 26th Annual Applied Geography Conference, November 7, 2003
  • Reisinger, M.E. "Determinants of Latino migration to small cities: The case of Allentown, PA."Presented to the Annual Meeting of the Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers, October 30, 2003.
  • Reisinger, M.E. "Urban employment outcomes for recent immigrants to the United States."Presented to the 99th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, March 6, 2003. 
  • Odland, J. and M.E. Reisinger. "Institutional approaches to the economic geography of medical services." Presented to the 99th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, March 6, 2003.

Invited Presentations:

  • Reisinger, M.E. Getting to know your Chinese Students from a Faculty Master's and Professor's Perspective. English as a Second Language Program and the Multicultural Resource Center at Binghamton, February 11, 2015.
  • Reisinger, M.E., The Faculty Master's Role in Developing a Living Environment in Binghamton University's Residential Communities. Presented to the Binghamton University Council, November 15, 2013.
  • Reisinger, M.E. Online Learning: The Future of Higher Education? Presented to Binghamton University's Residential Life Staff Training, January 17, 2013
  • Reisinger, M.E. Latino Migration Flows and Settlement Patterns in Reading, PA. Presented at Albright College, Reading, PA, October 20, 2011.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. and Kevin Heard. Social Vulnerability to Natural Disasters: Does Binghamton Fit the Model? Presented to the Flood Relief Service Learning Class at Binghamton University, October 19, 2011.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. My not so Traditional Path to Geography. Keynote address to the Induction Ceremonies into the Honor Societies Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, and Gamma Theta Upsilon, York College of Pennsylvania, April 26, 2011.
  • Reisinger, Mark E. Latino Migration Flows and Settlement Patterns for Berks County and Reading, PA. Presented at The Penn State University, Berks Campus, November 6, 2009.
  • Reisinger, M.E. Latino Migration to Central Pennsylvania. Presented at the United States Military Academy at West Point, February 12, 2009

Recent Grants and Awards:

  • 2013 Binghamton University, Associate Vice President for Administration, Binghamton University Transportation Study, 03/01/2013, Co-PI, $29,000
  • 2008 Binghamton University, Associate Vice President for Administration, Binghamton University Transportation Study, 9/1/2008 to 5/31/2009, Co-PI, $29,000
  • 2007 City of Binghamton, Community Based Planning Project East Side Revitalization Plan, $30,000,
  • 2006 Binghamton University, Harpur College Deans Office Workshop Grant,“The Neoliberal City,” $2200, for 2006/07.
  • 2005 Binghamton University, Office of the Provost, Individual Development Award, $1,000.
  • 2005 Binghamton University, Harpur College Deans Office Workshop Grant, "Distressed Urbanism: Exploring the Embattled Metropolis," $3,000 for 2005/06
  • 2004 Binghamton University, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Student Location Analysis 6/1/2004 to 7/1/2005 ($20,000) Co-PI.

Recent Masters Thesis Supervised

  • Lin, Ya Li, 2014. Impacts of Chinese Immigrants in Manhattan Chinatown, Brooklyn, and Flushing (in progress)
  • McElhenney, Thomas, 2013. The Spatial Analysis of Vehicle-on-bicycle Accidents in Broome County.
  • Park, Paul, 2013. An Examination of a Shrinking Rustbelt City of Binghamton, NY Based on Demographic and Transect Model Indication– A Multilayer Perceptron Artificial Neural Network Approach.
  • Marshall, Carly, 2013. Landlord Location and Non-Student, Low-Income Rental Housing Quality in the City of Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Rojas, Jarvis, 2012. Urban Restructuring in Long Island City, New York and its Impacts on Surrounding Neighborhoods.
  • Zhuang, Zhong, 2012. Simulation and Speculation of Urbanization Growth and Land Use Change in Southeast Coastal Region of China: A Case Study of Quanzhou.
  • Nersinger, Zachary, 2012. An Analysis of Bus Ridership in the Broome County Metropolitan Area.
  • Torricelli, Linda, 2012. Characteristics and Destination Choices of Study Abroad Students: A Case Study of Binghamton University Students.
  • Morales-Lopez, Roberto, 2011. Local Communities place attachment, regional place values, perception of tourism impacts and preferences towards tourism development in northeastern Puerto Rico.
  • Zhang, Megyao, 2011. A Geographical Analysis of the Impacts of TCE in Endicott, Broome County, New York.
  • Bueno, Dulce, 2010. Institutional Influences on the Gentrification Process in Harlem, New York.
  • Mathews, Adam, 2010. Rural Migration Destinations: Mexican Agricultural Labor in New York's Finger Lakes Region.
  • Pak, Wing-Chi Vanessa, 2009. Enhancing Cities' Competitiveness Through Mega-Events: A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Atlanta's 1996 Summer Olympics. 
  • Martin, Duncan A. 2009. From Downtown to the Burbs: Redesigning the Ithaca Commons.
  • Cruz-Inoa, Vanessa, 2009. Human Dimensions in Storm Warnings: The Case of San Juan, Puerto Rico. 
  • Concepcion, Ramon, 2008. “Migration, Settlement Patterns, and Assimilation of Puerto Ricans in Orlando, FL.”


Recent Undergraduate Honors Theses Supervised:

  • Nissenblatt, Arielle, 2014. Migration and Assimilation Patterns of the Kaifeng Jews: Utilizing the Example of the Kaifeng Jews to Question and Debunk the Usage of Matrilineality as a Marker for Jewish Legitimacy.
  • Lucia, Francesca, 2014. Living in Luxury- New Student Apartment Buildings as Indicators of Binghamton Becoming a College Town.
  • Hauben, Daniel, 2011. Transportation and Zoning in Binghamton, NY
  • McNally, Jacob, 2011. Model for Identifying Ideal Adaptive Reuse Spaces.
  • Pulaski, III, Richard, F. 2010. An Analysis of the Effects of Latino Migration on Suffolk County, Long Island.
  • Silberman, Jenna, 2010. Geographic Diffusion of the Environmental Justice Movement.
  • Jimenez, Karina, 2010. The Overall Economic and Social Impacts of the Closing of a Supermarket, Specifically Giant, Had on the City of Binghamton.
  • Dow, Sarah, 2010. Feasibility of Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery in Manhattan: A Geospatial Marketing Analysis.
  • Litz, Kelly A. 2009. An Analysis of Neighborhood Change as a Result of Gentrification: Buffalo's West Side Neighborhood.
  • Spierer, Ashley J. 2009. Geographical Methods Applied to Consumer Product Marketing.
  • Carmeli, Natalie. 2009. Green Mapping Project: Identifying Cultural, Natural, and Sustainable Living Sites in the City of Binghamton.
  • Ballen, Samuel D. 2007. "The Economic Geography of Port Cities: New York and Houston Since the Sailing of the Ideal X."
  • Riscica, Vincent J. 2007. "The Effectiveness of Empire Zones as an Economic Development Tool in Broome County, New York."

See my Urban Planning Analysis Students Conducting Fieldwork

Check out my students at the Applied Geography Conference 2005 (.pdf,1.82MB)

Last Updated: 5/28/15