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M.A., Geography, The
B.S. Political Science, Eastern
“My research interests focus primarily on applied economic geography (including public policy) and the investigation of the socio-spatial dynamics of cities using geo-technologies. In addition to these research initiatives, I work closely with students on a range of projects that emphasize economic development, public policy, and GIScience methods.”
Dr. Gatrell had many positive
experiences as an undergraduate Honors student. He says, “As an
undergraduate, I was able to participate in the honors program at
He gladly accepted an offer to teach Honors courses at ISU because he appreciates what motivated, intelligent students bring to the classroom.
"I had always wanted to teach the honors course as it allows professors to work with motivated, curious, and excited learners. So, when it was suggested I consider teaching an honors course, I enthusiastically said yes." - Dr. Gatrell
Dr. Gatrell has taught a GH301 course on Anglo-North America in the past, and he very enthusiastically encourages students to convert his regularly offered courses for Honors credit.
Dr. Gatrell describes one of his best experiences teaching Honors students below:
“In fall 2007, I took a group
of honors students to