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Anne E. Mosher <email@example.com>
Associate Professor of Geography
Senior Research Fellow, Moynihan Global Affairs Institute
The Maxwell School at Syracuse University
—urban and regional planning
—intergovernmental relations, 1789 to the present
—cognitive mapping and place memory
—geographical history and historical research methods in geography
Work in Progress (2006):
--“Maps as Stories: Rome, New York,” an exhibition to be installed at the Rome Historical Society, Rome, NY, October 2006. (with Anne E. Munly, Syracuse University School of Architecture)
--“The Syracuse Dialogues,” script/guidebook for a group walking tour/oral history performance in Downtown Syracuse, New York (based on spatialized oral history research conducted by the students of Geography 500—Geographies of Memory, Fall 2004.)
--“The Geographical Dialectics of American Policy Regimes and the Un-Building of the Erie Canal, 1835-2000,” chapter manuscript in preparation for a volume edited by John Heppen and Samuel Otterstrom entitled Historical Approaches to the Geographic Restructuring of the American Political Economy.
--“Geographies of Cooperative Federalism at the Dawn of the New Deal (Or, How the Erie Canal Got Lost),” journal manuscript in preparation.
--“U.S. National Heritage Areas as a form of New Regionalism,” journal manuscript in preparation.
--Cognitive Mapping and Urban Trauma: Working Through in the Aftermath of Demilitarization and Urban Renewal (with Anne Munly, Syracuse University School of Architecture) (book project).
• To hear a discussion of this work and how it relates to sustainable urban design, go to: National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation: Science Friday," 19 May 2006, Hour Two: "Sustainable Cities and Ecological Urban Design" http://www.sciencefriday.com/pages/2006/May/hour2_051906.html
--The Erie Canal and the Shifting Geography of Federalism (book project).
|Address:||Department of Geography
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
144 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, New York 13244
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-HistGeog
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Associate Professor, Syracuse University, 1998-
Assistant Professor, Syracuse University, 1995-1998
Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, 1990-1995
Ph.D. (Geography) The Pennsylvania State University, 1989
M.S. (Geography) The Pennsylvania State University, 1983
B. A. Honors (Majors: Geography and International Studies), magna cum laude, Macalester College, 1981
World Geography—Fall 2006 and Spring 2007
The United States—last taught Spring 2006
Senior Seminar—Fall 2006
Geographies of Memory—last taught Fall 2004
Urban Historical Geography—Spring 2007
Research Design in Geography—taught Spring 2006 only
Interdisciplinary Theories of Space and Place—last taught Spring 2004
Seminar in Historical Geography—last taught Fall 2003
Professional Service to the Discipline:
2003-. Editorial Board, International Studies Review.
2002-. Editorial Board, H-Histgeog.
1996-2002. Moderator, HISTGEOG: The Historical Geography Internet Discussion Group
1996-2003. Editorial Board, Geographical Review.
1995-2004. Editorial Board, Historical Geography.
1994-1999. Book Review Editor for the Americas, Journal of Historical Geography.
1992-1995. Editor, Historical Geography.
1992-1993. Secretary/Treasurer, Historical Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers.
1991-1992. Councilor, Historical Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers.
2004. Mosher, Anne E. Capital’s Utopia: Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
1998. Mosher, Anne E. and Monique M. Wheeler. "Riverboat Gaming as Urban Revitalization 'Lagniappe': The Case of Baton Rouge, Louisiana," in Meyer-Arendt, Klaus J. and Rudi Hartmann eds. Casino Gambling in America: Origins, Patterns and Impacts. Elmsford, New York: Cognizant Communication Corporation.
1995. Mosher, Anne E., Barry Keim and Susan Franques. "Downtown Dynamics," Geographical Review 85:506-526. This paper examines the evolution of land-use patterns along New Orleans’ Canal Street between the 1880s and 1990s.
1995. Mosher, Anne E. "'Something Better than the Best': Industrial Restructuring, George McMurtry and the Creation of the Model Industrial Town of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1883-1901," Annals of the Association of American Geographers 85:84-107.
1992. Mosher, Anne E. and Deryck W. Holdsworth. "The meaning of alley housing in industrial communities: Examples from late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Pennsylvania." Journal of Historical Geography 18: 174-189.