Recent MS/PhD Theses & Degrees

MS & PhD Degrees in Geography since 2000 (most recent first)

Name:Advisor…….////……../…Year……………Thesis Title
Richards, Mary Gaubatz 2020How Can Employers Contribute to Reducing Commuter-Generated Carbon Emissions? Evaluating Employer-Provided Commuter Benefits in Cambridge, MA
Xu, Yue Yu 2018A Study on Modelling Spatial-Temporal Human Mobility Patterns for Improving Personalized Weather Warning
Li, Jiwei (PhD)Yu 2018Estimation of CDOM in Inland Waters via Water Bio-Optical Properties Using a Remote Sensing Approach
Hwang, Leo L. (PhD)Wilkie 2016Rethinking the Creative Economy: Participatory Action Research with Artists and Artisans in the Greater Franklin County
Gillett, Nicole Gillett2016Improving Small Community Flood Resilience: The Multiple Strategies of Watershed Partnerships
Sand, CordeliaVogel2016In Theory, There’s Hope: Queer Co-(m)motions of Science and Subjectivity
Blackmer, Kate Wilkie2015Investigating a Cartographic Niche: Drawing Maps for Historians
Lin, Sainan (PhD)Gaubatz2015New Wenzhou: Migration, Metropolitan Spatial Development and Modernity in a Third-tier Chinese Model City
Ye, ChangjiangYu 2013Modeling the production and transport of dissolved organic carbon from heterogeneous landscape
Brooks, JessicaGaubatz2013Dr. John Snow and the Nineteenth Century Cholera Epidemics: the resulting effects on society, knowledge of disease, and methods of spatial data mapping
White, Ted (PhD)Vogel2013Seeds of a New Economy? A Qualitative Investigation of Diverse Economic Practices Within Community Supported Agriculture and Community Supported Enterprise
Sherpa, Mingma Norbu (PhD)Stevens2013Conservation Governance and Management of Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Buffer Zone, and Buffer Zone Community Forest User Groups in Pharak, Nepal
Travis, Kristin Yu2012 The Eye of Storm:
Examining Sea Level Rise’s Impact on Wetlands and Storm Surge in Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts
Gasco, Jared Gaubatz2011Promoting and Assessing Sustainable Urban Practices Through the Use of Planning and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (non-thesis project)
Miller, Ethan Vogel 2011Rethinking Economy for Regional Development: Ontology, Performativity and Enabling Frameworks for Participatory Vision and Action
Macallister, JamesMargulis2011Toward A Field Of Evolution Geography: A Contextual View Of Earth Through Deep Time
Maynard-ford, Miriam Wilkie 2011Geo-Graphies: Performing City Space and Economic Possibility and the Storyteller of Cairo
Santiago-Ramierez, Melishia Marguilis2010 Growth of chromidia-forming vahlkampfiid amoebae from Laguna Figueroa, Baja California del Norte, Mexico and Eel Pond, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, U.S.A. under limited oxygen gas conditions
Legrid, JohnGaubatz 2010 From New Netherland to New York: European Geopolitics and the transformation of social and political space in colonial New York City
Sherpa, Mingma NorbuStevens2010 Non-Thesis Degree
Steward, CaitlinFrancis 2009Documenting the history of oxygen depletion in Lake St. Croix, Minnesota, using chironomidae remains in the sedimentary record
Wheeler, Bradford Wilkie 2009Non-thesis Degree
Kelley, Colleen Wilkie 2009Non-thesis Degree
Michaud, Kristen Gaubatz2008Japanese American internment centers on United States Indian reservations: a geographic approach to the relocation centers in Arizona, 1942-1945
Lemmons, Kelly Gaubatz 2008Salt Lake City’s urban growth and Kennecott Utah Copper: a geographical analysis of urban expansion onto a previously proposed Superfund site adjacent to the world’s largest copper mine
Stevens 2008The Wild Sky Wilderness proposal: politics, process, and participation in wilderness designation
Urrutia, Rocio Vuille 2008Assessment of 21st century climate change projections in tropical South America and the tropical Andes
Lally, Michael Wilkie 2008Non-thesis Degree
Ames, Blair Wilkie 2008Non-thesis Degree
McCoy2007Spatial patterns of oxygen-18, deuterium, and deuterium excess in precipitation over lowland Europe
Johnson, Alicia Hafner 2007 Non-thesis Degree
Corr, Fitzhugh Platt2006The Little Miami River : a case study of an urbanizing watershed
Krchak, AmandaPlatt2006The northern forest of Maine : developing comprehensive forestland conservation strategies
Korby, Walker Wilkie 2006Non-thesis Degree
Gray Meredith Wilkie 2006Non-thesis Degree
Sluter, Don Wilkie 2006 Non-thesis Degree
Corr, Kathleen Kavarra Wilkie 2006Non-thesis Degree
Bonin, JenniferWilkie 2006Non-thesis Degree
White, Ted Graham 2005 Non-thesis Degree
Kehrwald, Natalie McCoy 2004Investigating the Use of Oxygen-Isotope Variations in Land-Snail Shellss in European Loess as a Paleoclimate Record
Sievert, Laurin Platt 2004The Milwaukee River Basin : a case study of urban watershed management
Roy, Bonnie Platt 2004Perception of hazard and its relation to emergency management planning : a study of the towns of Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties, Massachusetts
Tetrault, Heather Stevens 2004The environmental impacts of Alaskan North Slope oil development and their implications for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and local native economies
Conz, Brian Stevens 2004Continuity and contestation : conservation landscapes in Totonicapan, Guatemala
Wilkie 2004The geography of ethnic and racial identities and complexities in Brazil
Ruel, Heather Platt2004 Non-thesis Degree
Benak, Stephen Gaubatz 2003Urban redevelopment and revitalization through non-profit community-based organizations : case studies
Stevens, Tom McCoy2003Aminostratigraphy of mid to late Pleistocene loess in middle Europe
Weieneth, Aaron Platt 2003Influence of the public trust doctrine on the Boston waterfront
Roberson, GeorgeWilkie2003 Geographic perspectives on mobility, modernity and experience : the Fox diary
Brand, David Hafner 2003Non-thesis Degree
McCoy 2003Non-thesis Degree
Goss, Ed Wilkie 2003Non-thesis Degree
Leuchtman, HenryWilkie 2003Non-thesis Degree
Brice, April Wilkie 2003 Non-thesis Degree
Muir, Scott Wilkie 2003Non-thesis Degree
Steinlage, Josh Stevens 2002 Co-managment of the Rakiura Titi Islands in Southern Aotearoa New Zealand
Gaffney, Chris Wilkie 2002Soccer and the geographic construction of identity : a New England case study
Labonte, Dale Gaubatz 2001A geography of aging in Massachusetts : senior housing, the continuing care retirement community, and assisted living in the Springfield area
Healy, Stephen Graham 2001Colonialism and dimensionality : memory, hybridity and postcoloniality
Weil, Anasuya Graham 2001The legal filter and ecosystem management : an evaluation of the current framework in the Mill River Watershed (Hatfield)
Fitzgerald, SeanWilkie 2001 Non-thesis Degree
McCready, Matthew Wilkie 2001Non-thesis Degree
Tanner, Lori Gaubatz 2000Settlement patterns and processes in a New England village : Montague Center, Massachusetts 1700
Baldwin, George Platt 2000Land use planning for coastal storm mitigation on North Carolina’s barrier islands : compliance or complacency?
Gurung, Manaslu Stevens 2000Women and development in the Third World : a case study from Ghandruk, Nepal
Sears, Colin Wilkie 2000Potential effects of scenic and cultural byway programs on rural tourism destinations : a case study of southern Berkshire
Horvath, Gregory Graham 2000Non-thesis Degree
Baker, Mark Wilkie 2000Non-thesis Degree