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CSISS Executive Committee

Michael F. Goodchild, Principal Investigator
Donald Janelle, Program Director
Luc Anselin, Principal Investigator of the subcontract to Illinois
Richard P. Appelbaum, Co-PI
Helen Couclelis
Barbara Herr Harthorn
Peter Kuhn
Stuart Sweeney






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Michael F. Goodchild
, Principal Investigator

Department of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara
3611 Ellison Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060
Email: good@geog.ucsb.edu

URL: http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~good


Michael Goodchild is Professor of Geography@the University of California, Santa Barbara; Chair of the Executive Committee, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA); Associate Director of the Alexandria Digital Library Project; and Director of NCGIA's Varenius project. He received his BA degree from Cambridge University in Physics in 1965 and his PhD in Geography from McMaster University in 1969. After 19 years@the University of Western Ontario, including three years as Chair, he moved to Santa Barbara in 1988. He was Director of NCGIA from 1991 to 1997. In 1999 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Laval University, and in 2001, an honorary doctorate from University of Keele, UK. In 1990 he was given the Canadian Association of Geographers Award for Scholarly Distinction, and in 1996 the Association of American Geographers award for Outstanding Scholarship;and in 1999 the Canadian Cartographic Association's Award of Distinction for Exceptional Contributions to Cartography; he has won the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Intergraph Award and twice won the Horwood Critique Prize of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. He was Editor of Geographical Analysis between 1987 and 1990, and serves on the editorial boards of ten other journals and book series. His major publications include Geographical Information Systems: Principles and Applications (1991); Environmental Modeling with GIS (1993); Accuracy of Spatial Databases (1989); GIS and Environmental Modeling: Progress and Research Issues (1996); Scale in Remote Sensing and GIS (1997); Interoperating Geographic Information Systems (1999); and Geographical Information Systems: Principles, Techniques, Management and Applications (1999); in addition he is author of some 300 scientific papers. He is currently Chair of the National Research Council's Mapping Science Committee. His current research interests center on geographic information science, spatial analysis, the future of the library, and uncertainty in geographic data.

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Donald Janelle
, Program Director

Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science
University of California
3510 Phelps Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060
Email: janelle@geog.ucsb.edu

URL: http://www.csiss.org/janelle/

Donald Janelle is Research Professor and Program Director for the Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science @the University of California Santa Barbara. He was @the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada from 1970 to 2000, serving as Chair of the Department of Geography (1991-96) and as Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs (1998-2000). From 1966 to 1969, he was on the geography faculty@the U.S. Air Force Academy. He received a BA in Geography from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana) in 1963 and earned MA and PhD degrees in Geography from Michigan State University, in 1965 and 1966, respectively. He received the Outstanding Service Award from the Association of American Geographers, East Lakes Division, in 1985 and again 1989, and the Edward L. Ullman Award for Career Contributions to Transportation Geography by the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in 2000. His research specializations are in Urban Geography, Locational Conflict Behavior, Urban-Regional Spatial-Systems Development, Transportation Geography, Time Geography and Human Activity Patterns, and Geographies of Telecommunication and Information Technologies. He was Councillor@Large, Canadian Regional Science Association, 1978-80; Chair, AAG, East Lakes Division, 1981-83; Executive Committee (ex-officio), Canadian Association of Geographers, 1984-88; Chair, AAG Annual Meeting Program Committee, 1985; Chair, AAG Publications Committee, 1988-91; AAG Councillor, 1988-91; and Chair of the Publications Program and member of the, Board of Directors of the 1992 International Geographical Congress. He served on the Adjudication Committee, Canada - United States Fulbright Program, 1990-93; and on the 1996 AAG Honors Committee. He is currently Co-Chair (with Stanley Brunn), AAG 2204 Centennial Coordinating Committee. He was Editor of The Canadian Geographer from 1984-88 and served on the Editorial Boards of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 1988-93; East Lakes Geographer, 1985-88; The Professional Geographer, 1982-84; and The Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 1978-85. In 1998, he co-directed (with David Hodge) the NCGIA Varenius Research Conference on Measuring and Representing Accessibility in the Information Age and co-edited the resulting book - Information, Place, and Cyberspace: Issues in Accessibility (Springer-Verlag, 2000).

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Luc Anselin
, Principal Investigator of the subcontract to Illinois

Department of Agricultural & Consumer Economics
University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign

Email: anselin@uiuc.edu

URL: http://geog55.gis.uiuc.edu/~luc/

Luc Anselin is currently Senior Research Professor@the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL) and Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, the Department of Geography and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning@the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He previously was Director of the Bruton Center for Development Studies@the University of Texas, Dallas. He has also held faculty positions@West Virginia University, The University of California, Santa Barbara and The Ohio State University. He is on the faculty of the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods@the University of Michigan, where he teaches courses on spatial data analysis in the social sciences. He is a member of the National Consortium on Violence Research (NCOVR). His Ph.D. (1980) in Regional Science is from Cornell University and he holds a Masters in Econometrics, Statistics and Operations Research from the Free University of Brussels (Belgium), where he also obtained an undergraduate degree (Licenciate) in Economics.

Dr. Anselin's research deals with various aspects of spatial data analysis, ranging from exploratory spatial data analysis, to GIS and spatial econometrics, with substantive applications in regional economics, environmental economics, real estate economics as well as in epidemiology, criminology and political science. He has lectured widely on these topics and held advanced workshops for the Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm), Cornell University, the World Bank, and the Urban Institute, among others. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the US Department of Agriculture, the National Consortium on Violence Research and the Centers for Disease Control, among others.

Dr. Anselin has published widely on topics dealing with spatial analysis, including a much cited book on Spatial Econometrics (Kluwer 1988), two edited volumes, and more than seventy journal articles and book chapters. He is the author of the SpaceStat software package for spatial data analysis and the SpaceStat and DynESDA extensions for ArcView (http://www.spacestat.com). He is also an editor of the International Regional Science Review, was formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Papers in Regional Science and serves on the editorial board of several journals in regional science and analytical geography.

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Richard P. Appelbaum
, Co-Principal Investigator

Department of Sociology
Global & International Studies
Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research, Director
University of California
Santa Barbara,CA
Email: rich@isber.ucsb.edu

URL: http://www.isber.ucsb.edu

Richard P. Appelbaum, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology and Global and International Studies@the University of California@Santa Barbara. He currently serves as Director of the Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research, and as Co-Director of ISBER's Center for Global Studies. He has previously served as chair of the Sociology Department, and was founder and Acting Director of the UCSB Global & International Studies Program.

He received his B.A. from Columbia University, M.P.A. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

He has been a Simon Visiting Professor@the Department of Sociology, University of Manchester, England, and an Honorary Visiting Professor in the Sociology Department @the University of Hong Kong.

He has received numerous awards and commendations for excellence in teaching, including the UCSB Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award in the Social Sciences. He has served as an elected Council Member of the Political Economy of the World-System Section of the American Sociological Association, as well as its President. He is on the Board of Consulting Editors of the Encyclopedia of Housing. He served as a faculty representative to the University of California Advisory Committee on Trademark Licensing, and currently serves on the Advisory Council to the Workers' Rights Consortium.

He has published extensively in the areas of social theory, urban sociology, public policy, the globalization of business, and the sociology of work and labor. In addition to numerous scholarly papers, he has published policy-related and opinion pieces in The Los Angeles Times and The American Prospect. His recent books include States and Economic Development in the Asian Pacific Rim (with Jeffrey Henderson; Sage, 1992); Behind the Label: Inequality in the Los Angeles Garment Industry (with Edna Bonacich; University of California Press, 2000); Rules and Networks: The Legal Culture of Global Business Transactions (co-edited with William L.F. Felstiner and Volkmar Gessner; Oxford, England: Hart, 2001), a collection that examines the legal frameworks that are emerging to regulate transnational businesses; and Sociology, 4th edition (with Anthony Giddens and Mitchell Duneier; W.W. Norton, 2003), an introductory textbook which emphasizes the importance of economic, political, institutional, and cultural globalization on American life. His next book is Towards a Critical Globalization Studies (co-edited with William I. Robinson, forthcoming Routledge, 2005). He is also the author of the report of the Los Angeles Jewish Commission on Sweatshops, for which he served as a founding member. He is a founding editor (and currently emeritus editor) of Competition and Change: The Journal of Global Business and Political Economy. He is currently engaged in a multi-disciplinary study of the apparel industry in Los Angeles and the Asian-Pacific Rim.


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Helen Couclelis


Department of Geography
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060

Email: cook@geog.ucsb.edu

Helen Couclelis is Professor of Geography@the University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds a Doctorate from the University of Cambridge, England, a Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and an MA. equivalent in Architecture from the Technical University of Athens, Greece. In 1999 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Prior to joining the UCSB Geography Department in 1982, Dr. Couclelis spent several years as a professional planner and policy advisor in Greece. Former positions include: secretary of the Committee for Urban Development, 15-year National Plan of Greece, Center for Planning and Economic Research; assistant project manager of a major planning project involving urban development plans for 20 Nigerian cities, with Doxiadis Associates, Greece; and member of a policy advisory group attached to a council of Ministers of the Greek Government responsible for urban, regional, and environmental matters. She also represented Greece on several European Community and UN meetings and task forces. Dr. Couclelis has been a visiting research professor @the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Waterloo, Canada (1981), a visiting researcher@the Institute of Urban and Regional Development of the University of California@Berkeley (1982), and a visiting Fellow @the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University (1987).

The research interests of Dr. Couclelis are in the areas of urban and planning theory and modeling, in behavioral geography and spatial cognition, and in geographic information science. Recent research and publications include work on cellular automata models of urban dynamics, on representations of space in both human cognition and computers, in the geography of the information society, and in the development of GIS-based approaches to help resolve locational conflicts in planning. She is a co-editor of the journal Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. She has co-edited A Ground for Common Search (with P. Gould and R.G. Golledge) and Geographic Information Research: Bridging the Atlantic (with M. Craglia). She was Associate Director of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) from 1993 to 1996.

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Barbara Herr Harthorn


Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research; Office of Research
Department of Anthropology
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Email: good@geog.ucsb.edu
bharthor@omni.ucsb.edu


Barbara Herr Harthorn is Co-Director of the Center for Global Studies@the Institute for Social, Behavioral, & Economic Research, a Research Anthropologist, and Director of Social Science Research Development@the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her BA degree from Bryn Mawr College in Anthropology in 1973 and her PhD in Anthropology in 1983 from the University of California@Los Angeles. She has conducted extensive field research in East Africa, Melanesia, Polynesia, and rural and urban US with support from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, the UC MEXUS program, UCLA, and the UCSB Center for Chicano Studies. Her research centers on the social production of health inequality. Her current funded research projects, all in California, include two studies of Mexican-origin farmworkers' health and an environmental justice project using Public Participation GIS in mediating environmental health conflict about pesticide drift. She has published articles in a number of medical, public health, and anthropological journals.

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Peter Kuhn


Department of Economics
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Email: pjkuhn@econ.ucsb.edu

Peter Kuhn is professor of economics@the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has previously held faculty positions@McMaster University and the University of Western Ontario, in addition to visiting appointments @Princeton University, University College London, the London School of Economics, the University of Munich, and the Australian National University. His PhD (1983) is from Harvard University.

Kuhn is currently co-editor of Labour Economics: An International Journal , and a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Studies in Munich and the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn. Kuhn has been Principal Investigator of the Canadian International Labour Network (CILN), and Program Director of the Canadian Employment Research Forum (CERF), and served on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Economics.

Kuhn's research spans the field of labor economics, including the economics of trade unions, wage and employment discrimination, immigration, displaced workers, unemployment, employment contracts, and comparative labor markets. He is currently editing a volume of papers entitled Losing Work, Moving On: International Perspectives on Worker Displacement, to be published by the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. Contributors represent ten countries. He is also co-directing a study of labor unions in Latin America, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank. Current research interests include the diffusion and effects of internet job search methods, and the role of non-cognitive skills such as leadership ability in wage determination. Kuhn's research has also been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Ford Foundation, and the University of California's Pacific Rim Research Program, among other organizations. He frequently gives invited seminar presentations and lectures@universities in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia and has organized a dozen conferences in the past twelve years on various issues in labor economics.

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Stuart Sweeney


Department of Geography
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060
Email: sweeney@geog.ucsb.edu

Stuart Sweeney is an Assistant Professor of Geography @the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an executive committee member of the Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science and a faculty affiliate/advisor for the Quantitative Methods for Social Sciences graduate emphasis@UC Santa Barbara.

His research is broadly focused on modeling local labor market dynamics in an interregional setting. Specific research themes related to local labor markets include modeling occupational migration and mobility processes, studying the economic effects of depopulation, and modeling agglomeration as spatial point process. He is currently engaged in research projects funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Science Foundation.

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