Transportation Technology & Society research group: The Netherlands is the “Gold Standard”

Research from the Transportation Technology & Society (TTS) research group suggests that struggling countries in road safety should put more efforts into safety of active road users (cyclists & pedestrians) and embrace safe system approach to pursue VisionZero at a lower cost and less burden.

Fabian Terbeck – Finalist for J. Warren Nystrom Award

Congratulations to Fabian Terbeck (2020 Ph.D.) for being one of 3 finalists for the AAG’s J. Warren Nystrom Award ( for his paper “The Suburbanization of Poverty and Minorities: Two Parallel or Interrelated Processes? (abstract below).  This is the top national award in American geography for dissertation research across all subfields of the discipline. The […]

UConn Grad Students Win Poster Session Awards at CT GIS Day

Two UConn Geography graduates were recently recognized at the recent (virtual) GIS Day events.  Congratulations to Adam Gallaher and Ji Won Suh for being selected by the GIS Day committee and attendees as having outstanding posters.  Their topics were: Adam Gallaher:  “Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Connecticut by Town- ArcGIS Dashboard” Ji Won Suh:  “Connecticut […]

Mark Boyer on Scholar’s Circle Podcast

Professor Mark Boyer was recently on a USC podcast discussing the key foreign policy issues on the ballot for the 2020 U.S. presidential elections. You can listen to the podcast here:  

Fabian Terbeck successfully defends dissertation

Congratulations to Fabian Terbeck for successfully defending his dissertation. His dissertation title is:  Rising Poverty and Diversity in Suburbs: A Decomposition Analysis of Poverty Trends in the Chicago-Joliet-Naperville Metropolitan Area in the 2000s.