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Examples of Thesis and Portfolios

Wesley Burkett, M.S. Geography/Regional Planning, 2011, Thesis

  • The Development of a Post-Industrial Commercial Core in Bair County, Pennsylvania, 1954–2002, and the Change in Retail Concentration

Aaron Burkle, M.S. Geography/Regional Planning, 2010, Thesis

  • Immigration and Ethnic Neighborhoods in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Sara Fortnam, M.S. GIS and Cartography Track, 2009, Thesis

  • The Identification of Archaeological Remains via Quickbird Imagery: A Case Study on Cyprus

Nicholas Holdzkom, M.A. Geography, 2011, Thesis

  • From Production to Consumption: Gentrification, Preservation, and the Uneven (Re)development of Pittsburgh’s South Side

Amy Salsgiver, M.A. Geography, 2011, Thesis

  • Surviving Rural Pennsylvania: The Use of Social Networks in Livelihood Strategies

Amber Snavley, M.S. Geography/Environmental Planning, 2011, Thesis

  • The Spatial Varation in Dog Fighting Cases in the United States, 2000–2010


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