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Jeffrey Olson
Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Upham Hall 112
  • Phone: (262) 472-5271
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I am a broadly-trained economic geographer who uses geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial data to study socioeconomics, landscape change, and historical trends and events.

ses Commonly Taught
Geography 440: Applied GIS for Business and Industry
Geography 380: Cartography and Geovisualization
Geography 370: GIS II: Spatial Data and Analysis
Geography 340: Economic Geography
Geography 334: Historical Geography
Gen Ed 140: Global Perspectives

Other Courses
Geography 470: GIS for the Environment and Natural Resources
Geography 261: Geography of US and Canada