Joel E. Quam

Joel E. Quam

Joel E. Quam

Professor, Geography

(630) 942-3143
Office: Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2811E
quamjoel@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Regional Geography of the former Soviet Union (especially Russia, Estonia, Latvia)

 

Current Projects:

  • Co-founder and co-chair of the Russia Committee, a COD committee devoted to teaching and learning about Russia

 

Selected Publications, Presentations, Books:

  • World Regional Geography: Atlas of the World - CD , Kendall/Hunt, 2001.
  • Book Translation - Russian to English, ZumBrunnen, Craig, Ed. Urban Geography in the Soviet Union and the United States , Savage, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1992.
  • "Ethnic Cleansing," Journal of Baltic Studies , Volume 28, No. 2, Summer 1997 (Book Review).
  • "The Baltic Nations and Europe," Russian History , Vol. 22, No. 4, Winter 1995 (Book Review).
  • Cartography (maps in): Johnson, Leland and Babcock, Russell. "Temperature and the Larval Ecology of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster placi ," Biology Bulletin , Dec. 1994.

 

Education:

  • A.B.D. Geography, Indiana University
  • M.A. Russian Studies, University of Washington
  • B.A. Russian Studies, St. Olaf College

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of American Geographers
  • Russian, Central Eurasian, and East European Specialty Group of the AAG Secretary/Treasurer, 1994-2003
  • American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies

 

Awards and Recognitions:

  • 2003-2004 - Selected as Professor in ICISP Exchange Partnership with the Netherlands

 

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