Geography

Publications

Minn, Michael. 2016.
American long-distance locomobility and the spaces of actor-network theory.
Social Sciences 5 (1), 14.

Minn, Michael, Bethany B. Cutts, Jonathan A. Greenberg, Nathan Pavlovic, Jennifer M. Fraterrigo, and V. Kelly Turner. 2015.
Detection of foreclosure-related landscape management changes using Landsat.
Applied Geography 62, 217-224.

Daniel C. Miller, Michael Minn and Brice Sinsin. 2015.
The importance of national political context to the impacts of international conservation aid: evidence from the W National Parks of Benin and Niger.
Environmental Research Letters 10 (11), 115001.

Minn, Michael. 2015.
Review: The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City.
Geographical Review 105 (1), 120-123.

Minn, Michael. 2013.
The political economy of high speed rail in the United States.
Mobilities 8 (2), 185-200.

Minn, Michael. 2012.
The 1967 Midwest High Speed Rail Transit Conference: Lessons for 2012.
The Journal of Transport Geography 22, 297-299.

Reviewer for The Journal of Transport Geography, Mobilities, Applied Geography, and The Annals of the Association of American Geographers.

Conference Presentations

2016 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA
Paper: Case Studies in Passenger Rail and Freight Rail Partnerships

2015 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Chicago Illinois
Paper: Residential Foreclosure and the Production of Space in Phoenix.

21st Annual Critical Geography Conference (2014)
Philadelphia, PA
Paper: Residential Foreclosure and the Production of Space in Phoenix.

2014 West / East Lakes Joint Meeting of the Association of American Geographers
Kalamazoo, MI, 2014
Paper: Detection of Foreclosure-related Landscape Management Changes Using Landsat.

2014 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Tampa, FL
Paper: Contested Power: American Long-Distance Passenger Rail and the Ambiguities of Energy Intensity Analysis.
Session Organizer / Chairperson: Rail Landscapes, Energy Transitions (4 sessions)

2013 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Los Angeles, CA
Paper: American Passenger Rail Network Durability and the Spaces of Actor-Network Theory
Session Organizer / Chairperson: High-Speed Rail - Development, Integration and Crisis; Rail Landscapes (3 sessions)
Models of Online Learning: What's Old, What's New?

2012 West / East Lakes Joint Meeting of the Association of American Geographers
DeKalb, IL
Paper: American Passenger Rail Network Durability and the Spaces of Actor-Network Theory

2012 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
New York, NY
Paper: Why Doesn't It Work Here? Geographic Questions about Passenger Rail in the United States.
Panel Organizer: High Speed Rail in America: Promise and Peril

2011 West Lakes AAG Conference
Chicago, IL
Paper: The 1967 Midwest High Speed Rail Transit Conference: Lessons for 2012

2011 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Seattle, WA
Paper: The Geography of Chinese Restaurants in New York City

17th Annual Mini-Conference on Critical Geography (2010)
Milwaukee, WI
Paper: Theoretical Perspectives on High Speed Rail in the United States

Education

The University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
PhD in Geography (2014)
Dissertation: The Energy Futures of Long-Distance Intercity Passenger Rail in the United States
(Advisor: Julie Cidell)

Hunter College / CUNY, New York, NY
Master of Arts in Geography
Advanced Certificate - Geographic Information Systems (2010)
Thesis: TRAMM: Using Transit Feed Information To Visualize Transportation Poverty
(Advisor: Jochen Albrecht)

American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York, NY
Integrated Program Certificate (1993)

North Texas State (UNT), Denton, TX
Master of Science in Computer Science (1987)
Graduate Project: SCORE - A Music Notation Editor
(Advisor: Denis Conrady)

North Texas State (UNT), Denton TX
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (1986)

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