Lisa Theo

 
Instructor of Geography
 
ABD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

TOPICAL/REGIONAL INTERESTS

 

Urban geography; historical geography; field studies; tourism; race; class; gender; sexuality; ethnicity; environmental geography; quantitative methods; Wisconsin; North America.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Community change in tourist areas; geographic education; economic change in the rural/urban fringe.

 

SCHOLARSHIP ACTIVITIES

 
  1. Theo, Lisa. 2010 (forthcoming). Simplifying Central Place Theory Using Billboards. Journal of Geography.
  2. Theo, Lisa. 2010 (forthcoming). Urban Hierarchy. Encyclopedia of Geography, Barney Warf, ed.
  3. Undergraduate Education Initiative Grant - College of Letters and Science, UW-Stevens Point. Fall 2009-Spring 2010. Students: Nicole Michiels, Rebecca Braunschweig, Kylie Betzler, Elizabeth Roden, $5031.
  4. Undergraduate Education Initiative Grant - College of Letters and Science, UW-Stevens Point. Fall 2008-Spring 2009. Students: Holly Ehrhardt, Jenifer Degenhardt, and Kevin Kapitan, $2,200.
  5. Foust, Brady and Lisa Theo. 2008. Modeling Urban Sprawl from Raw TIGER data with GIS. ESRI User Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, August. http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc08/papers/papers/pap_1107.pdf
  6. Theo, Lisa. 2004. Simplifying Urban Geography Concepts: A Teaching Tool for K-16 Educators. ESRI User Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, August. http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc04/docs/pap1058.pdf