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AFFILIATED & PART-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS



Christopher Merrett

Professor, Ph.D.
 (University of Iowa)

Director, Illinois Institute
 for Rural Affairs



Office: Stipes 521
Phone: (309) 298-2281
Email: CD-Merrett@wiu.edu

IIRA Homepage: http://www.iira.org/


Courses Taught

GEOG 598: Directed Readings
GEOG 504: Philosophy and History of Geography
GEOG 460: United States and Canada
GEOG 341: Economic Geography
GEOG 275: Environment and Quality of Life
GEOG 110: World Regional Geography
General Honors 302: Rural Communities
General Honors 299: Social Justice
IIRA 501: Principles of Community Development
 


Research interests

Community Development
Cooperatives
Social justice
 


Siyoung Park

Professor, Ph.D.
(University of Minnesota
)


Office: Tillman 411B
Phone: (309) 298-____
Email: S-Park@wiu.edu

 

Courses Taught

GEOG 110: World Regional Geography


Research interests


Cultural geography  


Thomas Van Heuklon

Instructor, M.A.
 (UCLA)
 



Office: Tillman 210B
Phone: (309) 298-2053
Email: TK-VanHeuklon@wiu.edu
 

Courses Taught

GEOG 120: Introduction to Weather and Climate
GEOG 327: Climatology

Research interests

Local early settlement, commercial, industrial, and transportation development in Western Illinois.
Railroad history in Upper Midwest