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A Reflection on the Ph.D. Program in Spatially Integrated Social Science at the University of Toledo

A Reflection on the Ph.D. Program in Spatially Integrated Social Science at the University of Toledo
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Author(s): Bhuiyan Monwar Alam (The University of Toledo, USA), Jeanette Eckert (The University of Toledo, USA) and Peter S. Lindquist (The University of Toledo, USA)
Copyright: 2012
Volume: 3
Issue: 2
Pages: 6
Source title: International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Donald Patrick Albert (Sam Houston State University, USA) and Samuel Adu-Prah (Sam Houston State University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/jagr.2012040105

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Abstract

The use of spatial analysis tools is on the rise in many academic fields and practical applications. These tools enhance the ability to examine data from spatial perspectives. Though the study of place and space has traditionally been the domain of the field of geography, growing numbers of researchers are turning to these tools in the social sciences and beyond. The University of Toledo has established a unique Ph.D. granting program to encompass the theories, tools, and applications of spatially integrated social science. In the first couple of years of its inception the program has attracted students from different places and diverse backgrounds. It is expected that the program will continue to thrive in attracting diverse students, securing external grants, and positively impacting on the economy of Northwest Ohio. This paper is a personal reflection of the views of the authors on the Ph.D. program in Spatially Integrated Social Science at the University of Toledo two years after its inception in fall 2009. The views, by no means, are of the University of Toledo, its SISS program, or any of the participating departments and faculty members.

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