CURRICULUM VITAE   (hyper-text index at end)
January  2012

James William Harrington, Jr.

http://faculty.washington.edu/jwh/

  Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Box 358430
University of Washington | Tacoma, Tacoma WA 98402
United States of America

 telephone: 253-692-5646;   fax: 253-692-5643;   e-mail: jwh@u.washington.edu


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2011-
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Washington | Tacoma
Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Professor of Urban Studies
1997-

Professor of Geography, University of Washington
Affiliate Professor in Canadian Studies and in the Interdisplinary Ph.D. in Urban Design & Planning

2000-2005 Professor and Chair of Geography, University of Washington
1996-1997 Science Policy Officer, Directorate for Social, Behavioral, & Ec. Sciences, National Science Foundation
1994-1997 Director, Geography and Regional Science Program, National Science Foundation
1991-1997 Associate Professor of Public Policy and Geography, George Mason University
1988-1991 Associate Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
1983-1988 Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
1979 Planner, King County Housing and Community Development, Seattle, Washington
1977-1978 Planner, Massachusetts Office of State Planning, Boston, Massachusetts

 

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Washington, 1983
Geography

Master of Arts, University of Washington, 1980
Geography

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude in general studies, Harvard University, 1977
Urban Studies

RESEARCH EMPHASES

Research specialty:  sub-national, regional economic development
Particular themes:  economic and institutional factors in the reproduction and employment of local labor forces;  the role of service industries in regional economic development; the relationships among industry characteristics, business strategy, and location; and the implications of international economic integration for regional economic development.
Empirical studies have focused on:  occupational change in service sectors;  producer-service-sector growth and location; the US commercial banking industry; and North American economic integration.

ADMINISTRATIVE  SERVICE

University at Buffalo

1988-1991 Associate Director, Canada-United States Trade Center
1990-1991 Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Geography
1999-2008 External Advisory Board, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in GIScience

George Mason University

1992-1993 Curriculum Committee Chair, School of Public Policy
1993 Faculty search committee (4 positions), Dept. of Geography and Earth Systems Science
1993-1994 Graduate Program Director, School of Public Policy

National Science Foundation

1994-1996 Director, Geography and Regional Science Program
co-chair, Divisional management team for Human Dimensions of Global Change; 
Divisional representative to cross-Directorate working group for Civil Infrastructure Systems
1996-1997 Director, Geography and Regional Science Program;
Science Policy Officer, Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (advise Assistant Director, SBE, on broad research issues; coordinate Directorate roles in NSF-wide scientific activities and initiatives; draft rationales for Directorate budget requests); 
coordinator of cross-Directorate working group on urban-research initiatives

University of Washington

1997-1998 Departmental Executive Committee, Graduate Admissions Committee, Graduate Program Review Committee, Space and Technology Committee; Chair search committee, Department of Anthropology
1998-1999 Departmental Graduate Program Coordinator;  Development/Community Outreach Committee; 
College of Arts and Sciences UIF review panel; 
Dean search committee, School of Business Administration
1999-2000 Departmental Graduate Program Coordinator;  Departmental Strategic Planning Committee;  Departmental faculty search committee chair;  Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program Faculty/Staff Advisory Committee
2000-2005 Chair, Department of Geography
2001-2005 Advisory Board memberships:
Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program
University Center for Instructional Development and Research
Global Trade, Transportation, and Logistics
2005-2008 Leadership, Values, and Community Initiative Team; faculty leadership committee; LCVI/ADVANCE workshop steering committee
Faculty Council on Tri-Campus Policy
2006-2007
Deputy Faculty Legislative Representative; Faculty Senate Executive Committee
2007-2008
Faculty Legislative RepresentativeFaculty Senate Executive CommitteeSenate Committee on Planning & BudgetingFaculty Council for Tri-Campus PolicyAdvisory Search Committee for Dean of Arts & SciencesAdvisory Search Committee for Vice Provost for Planning & Budgeting;  Graduate School Advisory Board;  Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program faculty advisory board;  Global Trade, Transportation, and Logistics advisory board;  chair, external review committee for the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Program, UW-Bothell
2008-2009
Faculty Legislative RepresentativeFaculty Senate Executive CommitteeSenate Committee on Planning & BudgetingFaculty Council for Tri-Campus Policy;  Graduate School Advisory Board;  Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program advisory board;  Global Trade, Transportation, and Logistics advisory board
2009-2010
Faculty Senate vice chair;  Faculty Senate Executive CommitteeSenate Committee on Planning & BudgetingFaculty Council for Tri-Campus Policy;  Graduate School Advisory Board;  Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program advisory board;  Global Trade, Transportation, and Logistics advisory board;  Department of Geography Executive Committee
2010-2011
Faculty Senate chairUniversity Presidential Search Advisory CommitteeFaculty Senate Executive CommitteeSenate Committee on Planning & Budgeting; President's Advisory Committee for Enterprise Risk Management;  IT Costing Oversight Group;  Graduate School Advisory Board;  Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program advisory board;  Global Trade, Transportation, and Logistics advisory board;  Department of Geography Technology Committee
2011-2012
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UWT;  Provost Search Advisory Committee


 

COURSES  TAUGHT

Undergraduate
Introduction to Geography
Introduction to Human Geography
Economic Geography
US Contemporary Problems (applied economic geography)
Geographies of Marketing and Retail (spring '11, 43 students)
Geography of International Trade (autumn '10, 42 students)
Economic Applications of Geographic Information
Regional Economic Development
Seminar in Economic Geography and Regional Science
Seminar in International Marketing

Assessing Geographic Learning
Graduate
Technology and Regional Development
Labor Processes in Regional Development
Regional Economic Development
Manufacturing Location Theory

Grant Proposal Writing
Introductory Graduate Tutorial
Effective Teaching of Geography
Industrial Geography Seminar
International Trade Internship and Project
International Trade Policy
International Competitiveness and Regional Development
Theory and Methods of Regional Development Policy


UNDERGRADUATE  STUDENT  SUPERVISION

2005    Senior thesis supervisor for Hunter Barcello  

2007    Qualifying paper supervisor for Kim Housepian (International Studies)

2008-09    General Studies supervisor for Tabitha Smith;  Individualized Studies supervisor for Peter Fleishman

GRADUATE SUPERVISION

1983-1997   Graduate Supervisor for 2 M.S. students, 16 M.A. students, and 4 Ph.D. students (Sylvia Ashrafiuon, 1987; Sungjae Choo, 1993; Paul Baker, 1997; Robert Penny, 1997)

1998 - present    Graduate Supervisor for 1 M.A. student (Shaun McMullin, 2000) and 7 Ph.D. students (completions:  John Carruthers, 2001;  So-Min Cheong, 2001;  Hyungjoo Kim, 2004;  Deron Ferguson, 2005;  Nicholas Velluzzi, 2007), University of Washington.  Current (2008-09) committee member for 5 Ph.D. students.  Affiliate faculty status in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Urban Planning.

1999        External evaluator for Kevin Rees's Ph.D. dissertation, Simon Fraser University.

2003-04    External evaluator for Michael Ziolkowski's Ph.D. dissertation, University at Buffalo.

2004        External evaluator for Tim Reiffenstein's Ph.D. dissertation, Simon Fraser University.
 
 

PUBLISHED BOOKS

Harrington, J.W. and Warf, B. 1995. Industrial Location: Principles, Practice, and Policy. London and New York: Routledge.

Wilbanks, T.J., et al., 1997. Rediscovering Geography: New Relevance for the New Century. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Brunn, S.D., Cutter, S.L., and Harrington, J.W., eds.  2004.  Geography and Technology.  Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

LeHeron, R.B. and Harrington, J.W., eds.  2005.  New Economic Spaces, New Economic Geographies.  Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Harrington, J.W. and Daniels, P.W., eds.  2006.  Knowledge-Based Services, Internationalisation and Regional Development.  Aldershot:  Ashgate Publishing.

Daniels, P.W. and Harrington, J.W., eds. 2007.  Services and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific.  Aldershot:  Ashgate Publishing.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS

Harrington, J.W. 1982. A Comparative View of US Government Subsidy to the Ocean- and Air-transport Industries.
Maritime Policy and Management 9: 23-28.

______. 1985. Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy and Activity Location. Geoforum 16: 349-356.

______. 1985. Intraindustry Structural Change and Location Change: US Semiconductor Manufacturing, 1958-1980. Regional Studies 19: 343-352.

______. 1985. Pitfalls and Possibilities of Industrial Geographic Theorizing. Ontario Geographer 25: 55-66.

Harrington, J.W., Burns, K., and Cheung, M. 1986. Market-Oriented Foreign Investment and Regional Development: Canadian Companies in Western New York. Economic Geography 62: 155-166.

Harrington, J.W. and Amrhein, C. G. 1986. Technical and Locational Evolution in a Heterogeneous Industry. Papers of the Regional Science Association 59: 13-27.

Amrhein, C. G. and Harrington, J.W. 1988. Location, Technical Change, and Labor Migration in a Heterogeneous Industry. Regional Studies 22 (6): 515-529.

Harrington, J.W. and Barnas, D. J. 1988. Foreign-Owned Firms and Regional-Functional Specialization. Environment and Planning A 20: 937-952.

Harrington, J.W. and Lombard, J. R. 1989. Producer-Service Firms in a Declining Manufacturing Region. Environment and Planning A 21: 65-79.

Harrington, J.W. 1989. Implications of the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement for Regional Provision of Producer Services. Economic Geography 65(4): 314-328.

Harrington, J.W. and Rugman, A. 1990. The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement: Regional Curse or Blessing? Canadian Journal of Regional Science 13(2-3): 157-162.

Harrington, J.W. 1990. North American Commercial Banking After the Free Trade Agreement. Canadian Journal of Regional Science 13(2-3): 327-345.

Harrington, J.W., MacPherson, A.D., and Lombard, J.R. 1992. Interregional Trade in Producer Services: Review and Synthesis. Growth and Change 24(4): 75-94.

Harrington, J.W. 1992. Determinants of Bilateral Operations of Canadian and U.S. Commercial Banks. Environment and Planning A 24: 137-151.

__________. 1995. Empirical Research on Producer-Service Growth and Regional Development: International Comparisons. The Professional Geographer 47(1): 66-69.

__________. 1995. Producer Services Research in U.S. Regional Studies. The Professional Geographer 47(1): 87-96.

Harrington, J.W., derBoghossian, J., and Jin, D. 1996. La Restructuration des Banques Commerciales aux États-Unis. L’Espace Géographique 25(4): 323-330.

Harrington, J.W. and Holly, B. 1996. Introduction to Special Issue on Producer Services Research. Papers in Regional Science 75(3): iii-vi..

Harrington, J.W. and Campbell, H.S. 1997. The Suburbanization Of Producer-Service Employment. Growth and Change 28(3): 335-359.

Sheppard, E., Couclelis, H., Graham, S., Harrington, J.W., and Onsrud, H.  1999.  Geographies of the Information Society.  Int'l J. of Geographical Information Science 13(8): 797-823. 

Park, Y.J., Kim, K., and Harrington, J.W.  2011.  The Economic Effects of Economic Cooperation of Korea, China, and Japan.  Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies 11(1): 109-124. 
 

CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS

Harrington, J.W. 1986. Learning and Locational Change in the US Semiconductor Industry. Chapter 6 in J. Rees, ed., Technology, Regions, and Policy. New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield.

______. 1989. The Heterogeneity of Industry Change, Competition, and Regional Impacts. In W. H. Berentsen, D. R. Donta, and E. Daroczi, eds., Regional Development Processes and Policies. Budapest: Centre for Regional Studies.

______. 1987. Strategy Formulation, Organisational Learning, and Location. Chapter 4 in B. van der Knapp and E. Wever, eds., Technology and Regional Development. London: Croom Helm.

Harrington, J.W., MacPherson, A.D., and Lombard, J.R. 1997. Interregional Trade in Producer Services: Review and Synthesis. Reprinted in J.R. Bryson and P.W. Daniels, eds., Service Industries in the Global Economy. London: Elgar.

Harrington, J.W. and Ferguson, D.A.  2001. Social  Institutions,  Labor  Processes, and  Regional  Economic  Development.  Ch. 3 in B. Johansson, C. Karlsson, and R. Stough, eds.  Theories of Endogenous Regional Growth: Lessons for Regional Policy.  Berlin:  Springer-Verlag.

Harrington, J.W., Barnes, T.J., Glasmeier, A.K., Hanink, D.M., and Rigby, D.L.  2004.  Economic Geography: Reconceiving "The Economic" and "The Region."  Ch. 9 in G.Gaile and C.Willmott, eds.  Geography in America At the Dawn of the 21st Century.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.

Harrington, J.W. and LeHeron, R.B.  2005.  Describing, Studying, and Creating New Economic Spaces.  Ch. 1 in LeHeron and Harrington, eds.  New Economic Spaces, New Economic Geographies.  Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Harrington, J.W. and Daniels, P.W.  2006.  International and Regional Dynamics of Knowledge-Based Services.  Ch. 1 in Harrington and Daniels, eds.  Knowledge-Based Services, Internationalisation and Regional Development.  Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Kim, H. and Harrington, J.W.  2006.  Post-Secondary Education:  Education, Training, and Technology Services.  Ch. 10 in Harrington and Daniels, eds. Knowledge-Based Services, Internationalisation and Regional Development.  Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Daniels, P.W. and Harrington, J.W.  2007.  Services and Development in the Asia-Pacific: Introduction and Overview.  Ch. 1 in Daniels and Harrington, eds.  Services and Economic Devlopment in the Asia-Pacific.  Aldershot:   Ashgate Publishing.

Harrington, J.W. and Velluzzi, N.  2008.   Labor Market Intermediation.  Ch. 15 in C.Tamasy and M.Taylor, eds.  Globalising Worlds and New Economic Configurations.  Farnham (England):  Ashgate Publishing.

Delaney, E. and Harrington, J.W.  2009.  Regional Development: Cumulative Causation.  Entry in R.Kitchin and N.Thrift, eds.  International Encyclopedia of Human Geography.  Oxford:  Elsevier, Ltd.

Harrington, J.W. and Kauffman, C.  2011.  Local Entrepreneurship.  Section in Ch. 2., "Economic Geographies" in M.Brown abd R.Morrill, eds.  Seattle Geographies.  Seattle: University of Washington Press.
 

CONTRIBUTIONS  TO  ONLINE  RESOURCES

Nellis, M.D. and Harrington, J.W.  2007.  Beyond the Department: Building Effective Relationships with Deans, Provosts, and Presidents.  Healthy Departments Initiative of the Association of American Geographers.

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Amrhein, C. G. and Harrington, J. W. 1985. Simulating Intraindustry Change. Modeling and Simulation 16.

Harrington, J.W. 1992. Finance and Regional Economies. Proceedings of the Korea-USA Joint Seminar on Scientific Methodology for Regional Environment, pp. 297-209. Seoul: Korea Section of the Regional Science Association.
  

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

1990-2002: Treasurer, Industrial Geography Specialty Group of the AAG

1992-1994: Content Advisory Committee of the National Geography Standards Project, coordinated by the National Council for Geographic Education.

1992-1994: Organizer and newsletter editor for the North American Service Industries Research Network.

1993-2000:  Executive Director, North American Regional Science Council.

1994-1995: Rediscovering Geography Committee of the National Academy of Sciences

1994-1997: National Councilor, Association of American Geographers (AAG)

1995-1997: Secretary, Association of American Geographers (AAG)

1997-2004:  Centennial Coordinating Committee, AAG

1998-2000:  Chair, Economic  Geography Specialty Group, AAG

1998-2000:  Chair, Affirmative Action and Minority Status Committee, AAG

1999-2001:  Co-Chair;  Business, Industry, and Government Affinity Group of the AAG and American Geographical Society

2000-2004:  U.S. representative to the International Geographical Union's Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces

2001-2007:  Vice President, President, Past President of the Association of Washington Geographers

2004:    Local Organizer and Program Chair, 51st N.American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International.

2004-2008:  U.S. representative to the International Geographical Union's Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces

2005:  Chair, Academic Quality Assessment review committee for Department of Geoscience, University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

2005-2006:    Nominating Committee Chair, AAG;  advisor to the "Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography" project, AAG;  co-leader, Geography Faculty Development Alliance workshops, June 2005, 2006, 2007
 
2007-2009:  Co-chair, Washington Council of Faculty Representatives;  co-organizer (with Ken Foote) of 2008 & 2009 Geography Faculty Development Alliance

2008-2009:  Member, AAG Healthy Departments Committee;  Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education (EDGE) in Geography steering committee

2009-2011:  Chair, Local Arrangements Committee for the 2011 AAG annual meetingco-organizer (with Ken Foote) of 2010 & 2011 Geography Faculty Development Alliance workshops and 2010 and 2011 AAG Department Leadership workshops.

2011:  Nominating Committee Chair, AAG


SERVICE AS JOURNAL REFEREE

Annals of the AAG:     1986, 1989 (2), 1994, 1996 (2)
Annals of Regional Science:     1990, 1992, 1994, 1997 (3)
The Canadian Geographer:     1995, 2000, 2001, 2002
Canadian Journal of Regional Science:     1991, 1992 (2)
Economic Development Quarterly:     1994
Economic Geography:     1988 - 2007 (24)
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development:      2000
Environment and Planning A:     1989 - 2007 (8);   2009
Geoforum:  2010, 2011
Geografiska Annaler
:      2001

Geographical Analysis:     1994
GeoJournal:  2010, 2011
Growth and Change
:     1987 - 2007 (11)

The Industrial Geographer:      2004
International Regional Science Review:     1987, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2007
Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis:      2000
Journal of Geography in Higher Education:      2002
Journal of Regional Science:      1999
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services:      1999
New Zealand Geographical Society, Proceedings:      2003
Ontario Geography:     1993
Papers of the Regional Science Association:     1987, 1989
Papers in Regional Science:     1990, 1992, 1993 (2), 1998 (3), 2001, 2003
Policy Studies Journal:     1996
Tidschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie:  2008
The Professional Geographer:     1986- 2007 (12)
Regional Studies:     1986, 1987, 1992, 2008
Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography:     2003, 2004
Southeastern Geographer:     1993
Urban Geography:     1990, 2000, 2004
Urban Studies:      1998, 2006

GRANT APPLICATIONS REVIEWED
HK Research Grants Council:  2009
UK Economic & Social Research Council:  2009
US National Science Foundation: 1987 - 2000 (86), 2001 (3), 2003 (1), 2005 (1), 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011

BOOK PROPOSALS REVIEWED
Oxford University Press: 1988
Routledge:  2009 (2)
Sage:  2007
Unwin Hyman: 1990

Wiley:  2006

SCIENTIFIC PANELS
1989-1990:  Member, National Science Foundation dissertation improvement grant panel.
1992-1994:  Panelist, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program (Political Science, International Relations, Geography and Planning).
1993-1995:  Member, National Academy of Sciences panel, "Rediscovering Geography"
1993-1994:  Panelist, National Science Foundation, Geography and Regional Science program.
1997-1999:  Oversight panel for Geographies of the Information Society, Project Varenius of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
1999:            Panelist, National Science Foundation, Social and Behavioral Sciences infrastructural proposals
2003:            Ad hoc strategic planning panel, National Science Foundation, Geography and Regional Science program
1999-2006:   Advisory Board for SUNY-Buffalo interdisciplinary doctoral program in Geographic Information Science
2006:            Committee of Visitors, National Science Foundation division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences.
2009:            Committee of Visitors, National Science Foundation division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (led the Geography & Spatial Sciences review team)

OCCASIONAL PAPERS AND WORKING PAPERS

Harrington, J.W. and Lombard, J. 1988. Growth, Location, and Economic Role of Producer Services in Western New York. Faculty of Social Sciences Discussion Paper No. 1, University at Buffalo.

Harrington, J.W. 1989. Trade in Services Between the US and Canada: Status and Prospects. Canada-United States Trade Center Occasional Paper No. 2, University at Buffalo.

Harrington, J.W. 1991. North American Commercial Banking In a Time Change. Canada-United States Trade Center Occasional Paper No. 5, University at Buffalo.

Harrington, J.W. 1991. Competitiveness: Information and Intermediate Services. Canada-United States Trade Center Occasional Paper No. 11, University at Buffalo.

Lentnek, B., MacPherson, A.D., and Harrington, J.W. 1992. Towards a Location Theory for Knowledge-Based Producer Services. Working Paper 92:16, The Institute of Public Policy, George Mason University.

Harrington, J.W. 1992. U.S. Banking Changes and Local Economic Development. Working Paper 92:17, The Institute of Public Policy, George Mason University.

Geographers Network on Politics in America. 1995. Geographic Perspectives on Governmental Restructuring: A Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda. GNPA Working Paper No.1, distributed by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs, Princeton University.

BOOK REVIEWS

Oakey, R. 1984. High Technology Small Firms. Reviewed in Environment and Planning A 17: 573-4 (1985).

King, L. J. 1984. Central Place Theory. Reviewed in The Professional Geographer 37: 507-8 (1985).

Haynes, K. E. and Fotheringham, A. S. 1984. Gravity and Spatial Interaction Models. Reviewed in The Professional Geographer 37: 507-8 (1985).

Webber, M. J. 1984. Industrial Location. Reviewed in The Professional Geographer 37: 507-8 (1985).

Hall, P. and Markusen, A., eds. 1985. Silicon Landscapes. Reviewed in The Professional Geographer 38: 209 (1986).

Castells, M., ed. 1985. High Technology, Space, and Society. Reviewed in Urban Geography.

Gappert, Gary, ed. 1987. The Future of Winter Cities. Reviewed in Journal of Regional Science.

Poniachek, H. A. 1986. Direct Foreign Investment in the United States. Reviewed in Environment and Planning A 21(2): 278-9 (1989).

Hamilton, F. E. I., ed. 1987. Industrial Change in Advanced Economics. Reviewed in Economic Geography, 64(4): 386-388 (1988).

Dear, M. J., Drake, J. J., and Reeds, L. G., eds. 1987. Steel City: Hamilton and Region. Reviewed in The American Review of Canadian Studies, 18(4): 484-7 (1988).

Benko, G., and Dunford, M., eds. 1991. Industrial Change and Regional Development. Reviewed in Growth and Change, 23(2): 268-9 (1992).

Dicken, P. 1993. Global Shift, rev. ed. Reviewed in Research and Exploration.

Porteous, D.J. 1995. The Geography of Finance. Reviewed in Growth and Change 29(4): 380-1.

ACADEMIC  EDITORSHIPS

JOURNAL/SERIES EDITORSHIPS
1988-1991 Series editor, Occasional Papers of the Canada-United States Trade Center, University at Buffalo.
1991 Co-editor (with Alan Rugman) of special issue of Canadian Journal of Regional Science, on spatial impact of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
1992-1994 Series editor, Working Papers of the Institute of Public Policy, George Mason University.
1996 Co-editor (With Brian Holly) of special issue of Papers in Regional Science, on service activities in regional development.

EDITORIAL BOARDS
Annals of the Association of American Geographers: 1997-2000
Canadian Journal of Regional Science: 1990-1993
Economic Geography: 1991-2008
The Industrial Geographer:  2006-09
The Professional Geographer: 1991-1994

GRANT  SUPPORT

1986     Research Development Foundation of SUNY grant, "The Role of New York's Foreign-Owned Companies in Regional Development," (James E. McConnell, collaborator), $2,680.

1987     "Local-Labor-Market Impact of Semiconductor Device Manufacture," National Science Foundation. Grant No. SES-8618274, $38,222.

1988     SUNY Nuala McGann Drescher Affirmative Action Leave Award, $12,400.

1998     UW Course Development Award, $9,765.

2001    "Geographies of Occupational Attainment," National Science Foundation.  Grant BCS-0110497, $130,000 (three years).

2003    Canadian Studies Course Development Award, $5,500.

2008   Co-PI on proposal pending at National Science Foundation, "Diseeminating Research-Informed Practices for Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography."
 

AWARDS  AND  HONORS

1973             National Merit Scholar; HEW Presidential Scholar
1973-1977     Harvard National Scholar; National Achievement Scholar
1978-1980     Graduate Opportunity Program Research Assistantship, University of Washington
1980-1983     National Science Foundation Minority Graduate Fellowship
1982-1983     Danforth-Compton Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
1985             Outstanding Young Man of America recognition
1987             Delany Lecturer, University of West Virginia
1994             Visiting Minority Scholar, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
2001             David Boyce Award for Service to Regional Science
2006            Visiting Scholar, University of Minnesota, Duluth

PRESENTATIONS


CONFERENCE   PRESENTATIONS
"The Locational Implications of the Evolution of an Industry." Annual meeting of the AAG, Denver, April, 1983.
"A Systematic Approach to Industry Locational Change." North American meetings of the Regional Science Association, Chicago, November, 1983.
"Evolutionary Concepts in Industrial Geography." Annual meeting of the AAG, Washington, DC, April, 1984.
"Buffalo in the New International Division of Labor: The Role of Trade." Annual meeting of the Regional Science Association, Northeast Section, Buffalo, May 1984.
"Learning and Location." Annual meeting of the AAG, Detroit, April, 1985.
(with Amrhein, C. G.) "Simulating Intraindustry Change." Geography and Regional Science sessions of the annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, April, 1985.
"Organizational Learning, Strategy Formulation, and Location." International Geographical Union's Commission on Industrial Change, Groesbeek, Netherlands, August, 1985.
"The Heterogeneity of Industry Change, Competition, and Regional Impacts." U.S. Hungarian Symposium on Regional Development, Budapest and Pecs, Hungary, September, 1985.
(with Amrhein, C. G.) "Technical and Locational Evolution in a Heterogeneous Industry." North American meetings of the Regional Science Association, Philadelphia, November, 1985.
"Canadian Investment in Western New York." Annual meeting of the AAG, Minneapolis, May, 1986.
(with Amrhein, C. G.) "Interregional Location of a Heterogeneous Industry with Segmented Markets." North American meetings of the Regional Science Association, Columbus, November, 1986.
"Functional-Regional Relationships of Foreign Direct Investment in New York State." Annual meeting of the AAG, Portland, OR, April, 1987.
"Business Strategy and the Production of Regions." Annual meeting of the Canadian Regional Science Association, Hamilton, Ontario, May, 1987.
"Alternative Framework for Traded Services." Annual meeting of the AAG, Phoenix, April, 1988.
"FDI and Regional Development in New York State." Annual meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association, Morgantown, WV, April, 1988.
(with Ashrafiuon, S.) "Heterogeneity and Agglomeration in the US Semiconductor Industry." Annual meeting of the AAG, Baltimore, March, 1989.
"North American Commercial Banking After the Free Trade Agreement." North American meetings of the Regional Science Association, Santa Barbara, November, 1989.
"Local Impact of Increased Trade in Services: Canada and the US." Biennial meeting of the Association for Canadian Studies in the US, San Francisco, November, 1989.
"Determinants of International Involvement by Commercial Banks." Annual meeting of the AAG, Toronto, April, 1990.
(with John Lombard and Alan MacPherson) "Interregional Trade in Producer Services: Review and Synthesis." Annual meeting of the AAG, Toronto, April, 1990.
"Intermediate Services: Strategies, Linkages, and Regional Impacts." North American Regional Science Meetings, Boston, November, 1990.
"Checks and Balances: The Evolving Nature of Local Banking in the US." North American Regional Science Meetings, New Orleans, November, 1991.
"Information-Intensive Services and Local Economic Development." Southern Regional Science Meeting, Charleston, SC, April, 1992.
"U.S. Commercial Bank Restructuring: The Story of the States." Annual meeting of the AAG, San Diego, April, 1992.
"Finance and Regional Economies." National Science Foundation sponsored conference on Geographic Dimensions of National Social and Economic Policy, Seoul, Korea, 2-6 November 1992.
"The New Geography of World Trade." Panel member for special session of the Industrial Geography Specialty Group, annual meeting of the AAG, Atlanta, 6-10 April 1993.
(with J. derBoghossian) "US Banking: Regulatory Change, Restructuring, and Regional Economies." Annual meeting of the AAG, Atlanta, 6-10 April 1993.
"Tendencies, Findings, and Future of Services Research in US Regional Studies." Annual meeting of the AAG, Atlanta, 6-10 April 1993.
(with Dengjian Jin). "Small-Business Finance: Institutions and Implications for Regional Development". North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association in Houston, Texas, 11-14 October 1993.
"Institutional Innovations in Small-Business Finance". Annual meeting of the AAG, San Francisco, 30 March - 2 April 1994.
(with Harrison. S. Campbell, Jr.). "The Suburbanization of Producer-Service Employment: Metropolitan Washington D.C., 1969-1992." Annual meeting of the AAG, Charlotte NC, 2-6 April 1996.
(with Harrison. S. Campbell, Jr.). "Intrametropolitan Agglomeration of Producer-Service Establishments." Annual meeting of the AAG, Ft. Worth, TX, 2-6 April 1997.
"Producer Services Study in a Revitalized Regional Science." North American meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Buffalo NY, 6-9 November 1997.
"Producer Services: Motivating and Conceptualizing Geographic Research."  Annual meeting of the AAG, Boston, MA, 26-29 March 1998.
"Globalization, Information, and Regional Development Policy."  Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference, Olympia WA, 7-9 May 1998.
(with Deron A. Ferguson).  "Labor Processes in Regional Economic Development."  Presented at "Theories of Regional Development:  Lessons for Policies of Regional Economic Revival and Growth," an international workshop organized by the Jonkoping International Business School, 14-16 June 1998 in Uddevalla, Sweden.
"Occupational Change in U.S. Producer Services." Presented at the 36th annual meetings of the European Regional Science Association, 28 August - 1 September 1998 in Vienna, Austria.
(with Jeffrey D. Garneau).  "The Changing Occupational Mix Within Intermediate Services: Race and Gender Implications."  Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, 5-8 November 1998, Pasadena, CA.
(with Jeffrey D. Garneau).  "Exploring Spatial Divisions of Labor in U.S. Producer Services."  Presented at the North American meetings of the Regional Science Association International, 12-14 November 1998, Santa Fe, NM.
(with Jeffrey D. Garneau).  "Occupational Change in U.S. Producer Services."  Annual meeting of the AAG, Honolulu, HI, 23-27 March 1999.
"Occupational Training: Regulatory Forms Across Scales." Presented at the Joint Conference of International Geographical Union’s Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces and Study Group on Local Development, 9-15 July 2001, Turin, Italy.
(with Nanjoo Kim).  "Occupations in the New Economy:  Focus on Programmers."  Annual meeting of the AAG, Los Angeles, CA, 19-23 March 2002.
(with Deron A. Ferguson).  "Occupational Change in U.S. Intermediate Services: Ethnic, Gender, and Local Variations."  50th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Philadelphia PA, 20-22 November 2003.
(with Hyungjoo Kim).  "Post-Secondary Education: Education, Training, and Technology Services."  Annual conference of the IGU Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces, Birmingham (UK), August 2004.
"Labor Market Intermediation, Value Chains, and Knowledge Transfer."  Annual conference of the IGU Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces, Auckland (NZ), June 2006.
"Skill Development Pathways." Annual meeting of the AAG, San Francisco, 17-21 April 2007.
(with Spencer Cohen) "Dalian Software Development: An Investigation into Local Government Practices."  Annual meeting of the AAG, San Francisco, 17-21 April 2007.
"Sustainable Workforce Development in the Knowledge Economy."  Annual meeting of the AAG, Boston, 15-19 April 2008.
"China Studies: Expanding Geographic Imagination." 
Annual meeting of the AAG, Boston, 15-19 April 2008.
"Complex Actors, Perforated Spaces, and the Capitalist Imperative: Identifying Points of Influence."  Annual conference of the IGU Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces, Barcelona (SP), 5-8 August 2008.
"Occupational Attainment in the Age of Individualization."  Annual meeting of the AAG, Las Vegas, 23-27 March 2009.
"Characterizing Chinese Capitalism."  Panel presentation at the
annual meeting of the AAG, Las Vegas, 23-27 March 2009.
"Big Tent, Honest Broker, Useful Theory."  "Regional Science: The Next 50 Years" symposium sponsored by the Journal of Regional Science, National Science Foundation, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 23-24 April 2009.
(with Charles Kauffman) "Regional Evolution through Loosely Coupled Entrepreneurship." Annual meeting of the AAG, Washington DC, 14-18 April 2010.


SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS
"Pattern or Process: What is the Goal of Geographic Research?" Department of Geography colloquium panel, University at Buffalo, September, 1984.
"Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy, and Activity Location." Seminar, Urban and Regional Section, Energy Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October, 1984.
"Intraindustry Development and Locational Adjustment." Department of Geography colloquium, Syracuse University, November, 1984.
"The Role of Business Strategy in Industrial Location and Regional Development." Lecture sponsored by the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina, January, 1987.
"Methodological Issues in Human Geography." Seminar at the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina, January, 1987.
"Business Strategies and the Local Economy." Delany Lecture, West Virginia University, March, 1987.
"Foreign Trade and Investment in a Border Region." Joint seminar, Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University, March, 1987.
"Business Strategy, Industrial Location, and Regional Development." American-Bulgarian Seminar on Regional Economic Development and Environmental Management. West Virginia University, October, 1987.
"Business Strategy Motivations for Foreign Direct Investment in the US." Colloquium given at the Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles, January, 1988.
"Canadian FDI in New York State." Colloquium given at the Department of Geography, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, February, 1988.
"Foreign Direct Investment in New York State." Colloquium given at the Department of Geography, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, March, 1988.
"Old Views, New Horizons, and Fine Grains on the Erie Waterfront." Department of Geography colloquium, University at Buffalo, April, 1989.
"Environmental Change, Corporate Adjustment, and Local Economies." Department of Geography colloquium, University of Washington, May, 1990.
"Banking on Change." Department of Geography colloquium, Kent State University, October, 1991.
"Trade and Competitiveness: New Trends, New Theories, and Their Relevance to Local Regions." Colloquium, College of Urban and Public Affairs, University of New Orleans, November, 1991.
"Understanding Regional Economic Development." Leadership Fairfax program, Fairfax, VA, January, 1992.
"Producer Services and Regional Economic Development." Evening lecture, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Maryland at College Park, April, 1992.
"U.S. Banking Changes and Local Economic Development." Presented at Economic Research Service workshop on Rural America and The Changing Structure of Manufacturing, US Department of Commerce, September, 1992.
"The Global Debt Crisis: The New Geography of Money." Panel at plenary session of the 27th International Geographical Congress, Washington, DC, July, 1992.
"A Finer Look at Emerging Economic Regions," Nonprofits in Travel conference, Arlington, VA, February 1993".
"Service-Sector Approaches to Economic Development." Paper presented at "New Directions in Economic Development" conference, Center for Innovative Technologies, Herndon, Virginia, 12 February 1993.
"NAFTA: Changing Economic Geography and Regional Development," presented at West Chester University, April 1994.
"Suburbanization of Producer-Service Employment," presented at Syracuse University, November 1996.
"Rediscovering Geography: New Relevance for Science and Society," presented at University of Washington, 10 October 1997.
"Labor Processes in Regional Economic Development," presented at University of British Columbia, 28 October 1998.
"Studying Places by Studying Occupations," presented at University of Washington, Department of Planning, 5 May 1999
"Occupational Training: An Institutional Approach," presented at University of Washington, Department of Geography, 7 Dec 2001.
"Creating Capable Workforces," keynote address as the Harriet Elliot lecturer, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 31 March 2004.
"Race, Gender, Jobs," presented at Hong Kong Baptist University, 8 December 2005.
"Sustaining Regional Advantage," presented at Hong Kong University, 1 December 2005;  Central University of Finance and Law (Wuhan, China), 12 December 2005;  Peking University, 19 December 2005;  Beijing Normal University, 20 December 2005.
"Workforce Development: Strengthening Regional Assets," presented at University of Minnesota-Duluth, March 2006.
 


OTHER  PRESENTATIONS
"Becoming..."  Keynote address, Early Identification Program spring conference, University of Washington, 20 May 1998.
"On Leadership," keynote address, Gamma Beta chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography honor society), Central Washington University, 20 May 2005.
"Can Regions Learn?" presented at the Monday Club, Seattle, 30 October 2006.
"Advancing Faculty Voice in Higher Education Policy," presented at the UW Department of Geography, 13 April 2007 and at the UW Catalysts, 14 May 2007.
"China's Cities: Citadels of Contradiction," presented  to the Olympia (WA) Economics Club, 12 March 2009.
(with Charles Kauffman) "Learning from Seattle's Entrepreneurial History," presented at the Monday Club, 22 February 2010.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

1983-91     Member, Schools and Scholarships Committee:  Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Western New York.
1984-90     Member, Board of Directors,: H-R Club of WNY.
1985-89     Secretary and Chair, Music Committee:  Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo (New York).
1987-91     Member and Secretary:  City of Buffalo Environmental Management Commission.
1988-90     Vice-President and Secretary:  H-R Club of WNY.
1989-91     Member, Horizons Waterfront Commission (Buffalo Common Council Appointee); member, public-involvement task force (1989); member, consultant-selection committee; member, Committee on Organization and Procedures.
1992             Group-process facilitator, National Capital Region Leadership Retreat, organized by Washington Board of Trade.
1993-96         Board member:  Unitarian-Universalist Church in Reston (Virginia).
1995-96         Board President:   Unitarian-Universalist Church in Reston.
1997             Annual Pledge Drive Chair:  Unitarian-Universalist Church in Reston
2002-            Member, Schools and Scholarships Committee:  Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Western Washington
2002-04        Church-school teacher (2nd & 3rd grade), Committee on Ministry member, pledge drive committee, and occasional soloist,: University Unitarian Church, Seattle.
2004             Presentation to minority students, Renton H.S., under auspices of UW Breakfast Club
2005-07        Leadership Development Committee (chair) ;  Ministerial Sabbatical Committee;  occasional vocal soloist:  University Unitarian Church, Seattle
2007-10       Board member:  Pacific Northwest District of the Unitarian-Universalist Association;  Board secretary, 2008-10




INDEX
Academic Editorships
Academic and Research Administration
Articles in Refereed Journals
Awards and Honors
Book Reviews
Community Service
Contributions to Books
Contributions to Online Resources
Courses Taught
Education
Employment History
Graduate Student Supervision
Grant Support
Occasional Papers and Working Papers
Papers in Conference Proceedings
Presentations
    conferences
    other
    scholarly
Professional Service
Published Books
Research Emphases
Undergraduate Student Supervision


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revised 26 December 2011