Faculty & Staff

Samantha Earnest, Ph.D

Samantha Earnest, Ph.D

Lecturer of Geography, Troy Campus

Troy University
MSCX Room 132 Troy
Alabama 36082
Telephone: 1-334-808-6420

searnest@troy.edu

Education:

PhD, Florida State University, Geography
BS, Troy University, Social Sciences (Anthropology concentration); double-major in Mathematics

Areas of Expertise:

geography of historic preservation, human geography, political geography, Geographic Information Systems

Biography:

Dr. Earnest joined the Troy faculty in 2010.  Her research interests include perceptions of the importance of historic places, contested sites of monumentation/memorialization and historic preservation, and the intersection of politics with these ideas.

Courses Taught at TROY:

World Regional Geography
Cultural Geography
Political Geography
Economic Geography
Basic GIS
GIS in Criminal Justice
Conservation
Urbanism
Web-Based GIS
Historical Geography of North America
Statistical Applications of Social Science Inquiry
Spatial Applications of Social Science Inquiry
Selected Topics in Geography: Geography of Historic Preservation