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UC Santa Barbara
Department of Geography
UC Santa Barbara
Department of Geography
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Stuart Sweeney

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

5832 ELLSN / 2204 NH

Research Interests:
Applied statistics and spatial analysis, research methodology, demography, economic geography, and development studies.
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (City and Regional Planning), 1999
BA, University of California, San Diego (Urban Studies and Planning), 1990.
Courses Taught:
20, Geography of Surfing
109, Economic Geography
172, Introduction to Geographic Data Analysis
185c, Urban and Regional Modeling and Planning
224, Methods of Regional Analysis
241C, Spatial Demography
288SS, Agriculture and Development
Stuart won the 1999 Springer-Verlag Award for the Best Paper at the Western Regional Science Association's Annual Meeting, he was nominated for the UCSB Plous Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2005, and his innovative course, "The Geography of Surfing", has attracted national media coverage.
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