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Department of Geography

Dr. Susan Hume

Ph.D. University of Oregon, 2005

Professor and Department Chair - Ethnicity and race, immigrant and refugee adaptation, migration studies, cultural geography, urban geography, geographic education, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa

Alumni Hall 1401B




GEOG 111 Introduction to Geography

GEOG 201 World Regions (Traditional & Online)

GEOG 205 Human Geography

GEOG 303 Introduction to Urban Geography

GEOG 335 Geography of North America

GEOG 400 Urban Geography

GEOG 403 Topics in Urban Geography (Sustainable Transportation)

GEOG 451 Topics in Human Geography (Ethnic Geography)

GEOG 500 Cultural Geography Seminar (Global Migration)

GEOG 520 Research Methods

IS 336 Global Problems and Human Survival (Co-taught Online)

Supervision of Master’s Theses & Research Projects:

Courtney Tyler, “Gentrification along Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago.” (Research Project 2017)     

Sarah Jackson. “Natural Hazards Perceptions: Influences on United States’ Migration & Settlement Choices.” (Master’s Thesis, 2016)

Mindy Yurkovich, “Islamic State Rhetoric: Terrorist Threat against the West.” (Research Project 2017)

Daniel Ruark, “Correlation of Culture Affiliations to Flight Patterns of Fugitives from International Justice.” (Master’s Thesis, 2011)

Heather Welsh-Westfall, “Evaluating Intersection Safety: An Applied Project.” (Research Project 2012)

Charles Yeager, “Variations on a Theme: An Analysis of Regional Variations in the Evolution of American Punk Music.” (Master’s Thesis, 2010)

Selected Publications:

Waite, Jaqueline and Susan E. Hume. 2017. Developing Mission-focused Outcomes for a Professional Conference: The Case of the National Conference on Geography Education. Journal of Geography 116(3): 127-135.

Hume, Susan E. 2015. Two decades of Bosnian place-making in St. Louis, Missouri. Journal of Cultural Geography 32(1): 1-22. (Invited, Special Issue)

Solís, Patricia, Joy Adams, Leslie Durham, Susan Hume, Al Kuslikis, Victoria Lawson, Ines M. Miyares, David A. Padgett, and Alexander Ramírez. 2014. Diverse Experiences in Diversity at the Geography Department Scale. The Professional Geographer 66(2): 205-220. (Invited co-author, Special Section)

Huynh, Niem Tu, Lara Bryant, Ellen J. Foster, Susan E. Hume, Meredith J. Marsh, and William R. Penual. 2013. Understanding the Development of Geographic Knowledge, Skills, and Practice: Examples of Potential Research. Research in Geographic Education 15(2): 3-15. (Invited co-author)

Hume, Susan E. 2008. Ethnic and National Identities of Africans in the United States. The Geographical Review 98(4): 496-512.

Hume, Susan E. and Susan W. Hardwick. 2005. African, Russian, and Ukrainian Refugee Resettlement in Portland, Oregon. Geographical Review 95(2): 189-209.

Hume, Susan E. 2003. Belgian Settlement and Society in the Indiana Rust Belt. Geographical Review. 93(1): 30-50.

Hume, Susan E. and Richard G. Boehm. 2001. A Rationale and Model for a Scope and Sequence in Geographic Education, Grades K-12. The Social Studies. 92(1): 16-21.

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