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Department of Geography


Dr. Gillian Acheson

Ph.D. Texas A & M, 2003

Professor - Geographical education, human geography (cultural landscape, population and migration), social justice, North America

Alumni Hall 1409

(618) 650-5281

Selected Publications:

Acheson, G., A. Holland and S. Oettle. 2020. “The representation of women in the photographs of introductory human geography textbooks.” The Journal of Geography. DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2020.1765408

Acheson, G. and C. McWhorter. 2019. “Reading the American cemetery” in The Handbook of the Changing World Language Map. New York: Springer. (ISBN: 978-3030024390)

Holland, A. and G. Acheson. 2018. “Eco-restoration in the prairie state: Stakeholder perceptions of Nachusa Grasslands.” The Illinois Geographer, 60(2): 1-27.

Pritsolas, J. and Acheson, G. 2017. “The evolution of a small Midwestern cemetery: Using GIS to explore cultural landscapes.” Material Culture, 49(1): 49-77. 

Acheson, G. and S.W. Bednarz. 2015. Maps and Teaching, in M. Monmonier (Ed.) The History of Cartography (Vol. 6). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Gunderson, D. and Acheson, G. 2015. “Community gardening in St. Louis: A micro-scale analysis of what was grown.” Papers in Applied Geography, 1(1): 28-43.


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