Social Sciences

Dr. Steve Smith


Ph.D. Geography, Pennsylvania State University

M.S. International Affiairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

M.A. Political Science, Pennsylvania State University

B.S. History/Political Science, University of Central Arkansas

  • Office: Webster Hall room 236
  • Phone: (417) 625.3008
  • Email: Dr. Smith

Teaching and Research interests:

  • Spatial cognition and spatial learning
  • social movements and protests
  • theories of environmental justice
  • world-systems theory
  • geographic education
  • history of geographical thought




Courses Dr. Smith teaches:

  • Regions and Nations
  • Human and Cultural Geography
  • Urban Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • World Environmental Problems
  • Human Use of the Environment
  • Geography of the U. S. and Canada

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