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deSocio, Mark

Faculty, Geography and Geosciences

Henson Science Hall (HS) 157G
410-543-6461 or ext 36461
mxdesociosalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • GEOG 102-001 WORLD GEO: AFRICA & AMERICA
    Geographic study of countries of Africa and the Americas emphasizing their physical and cultural characteristics. Special attention to contemporary issues/problems. May not receive credit for both GEOG 301 and GEOG 102. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 102-002 WORLD GEO: AFRICA & AMERICA
    Geographic study of countries of Africa and the Americas emphasizing their physical and cultural characteristics. Special attention to contemporary issues/problems. May not receive credit for both GEOG 301 and GEOG 102. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 203-001 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
    Analysis of the locational factors explaining the geographic distribution of economic activity: rural and urban land use, cities, industry, transport and trade, economic development. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 406-001 REGIONAL ECON DEVELOPMENT
    Analysis of the spatial incidence of economic growth. Emphasis on the spatial dimension as an important consideration in theory and practice of economic development. Prerequisite: GEOG 203 or consent of instructor. Three hours per week.

2014 Fall

  • GEOG 102-001 WORLD GEO: AFRICA & AMERICA
    Geographic study of countries of Africa and the Americas emphasizing their physical and cultural characteristics. Special attention to contemporary issues/problems. May not receive credit for both GEOG 301 and GEOG 102. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 102-002 WORLD GEO: AFRICA & AMERICA
    Geographic study of countries of Africa and the Americas emphasizing their physical and cultural characteristics. Special attention to contemporary issues/problems. May not receive credit for both GEOG 301 and GEOG 102. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 203-001 ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
    Analysis of the locational factors explaining the geographic distribution of economic activity: rural and urban land use, cities, industry, transport and trade, economic development. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 327-001 POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
    Survey of the sub-discipline of political geography. Emphasis on spatial organization and conflict at various scales; geographies of elections; and analyses of international relations from a geographical perspective, with a consideration of geographic, economic and cultural aspects of global conflicts. Prerequisites: GEOG 100, 101, 102, or 203. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Macpherson, B.D. & deSocio, M. 
(2013). 
Gasoline station morphology on Virginia's Eastern Shore. 
Southeastern Geographer, 
53(1), 
5-27. 
Macphreson,B.D. & de Socio, M. 
(2013). 
Gasoline station morphology on Virginia's Eastern Shore. 
Southeastern Geographer, 
53(1), 
5-27. 
de Socio, M. 
(2012). 
Regime network restructuring in Akron, Ohio, 1979-2006: A longitudinal social network analysis. 
Growth & Change, 
43(1), 
27-55. 
de Socio, M. 
(2010). 
Geographers mobilize: A network-diffusion analysis of the campaign to free Ghazi-Walid Falah. 
Antipode, 
42 (2), 
310-335. 
de Socio, M. 
(2010). 
Marginalization of sunset firms in regime coalitions: A social network analysis. 
Regional Studies, 
44 (2), 
167-182. 
Gokmen, M., de Socio, M. & Falah, G-W. 
(2008). 
Geopolitics from below: Student perceptions of contemporary US-Turkey relations. 
Arab World Geographer, 
11 (1-2), 
18-46. 
Gokmen, M., de Socio, M. & Galah, G-W. 
(2008). 
Geopolitics from above: A review of US-Turkey bilateral relations, 1947-2006. 
Arab World Geographer, 
11 (1-2), 
1-17. 
de Socio, M. 
(2007). 
Business community structures & urban regimes: A comparative analysis. 
Journal of Urban Affairs, 
29 (4), 
339-365. 
de Socio, M. & Allen, C. 
(2002). 
Irredentism in MexAmerica. 
Military Review, 
82 (5), 
68-80. 

Presentations

de Socio, M. & Hoffman, A. (2010). Towards critical electoral geography: A candidate-centered political & occupational network approach. Presented at Association of American Geographers, Washington DC.
de Socio, M. (2009). Impacts of economic restructuring on regional institutional thickness: A longitudinal social network analysis of Akron, Ohio (1975-2005). Presented at the annual meeting. Presented at Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV.
de Socio, M. (2009). Scale & the foreclosure crisis: community vs. non-local bank loan defaults in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore. Presented at Institute of Retired Persons, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
de Socio, M. (2008). Geographers mobilize: A network-diffusion analysis of the campaign to free Ghazi-Walid Falah. Presented at the annual meeting. Presented at Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA.
de Socio, M. (2007). 'Creative cities' & urban regimes: An empirical inquiry. Presented at Association of American Geographers , San Francisco, CA.
deSocio, M. (2006). Business community structures & urban regimes: A comparative analysis. Presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Presented at Association of American Geographers, Chicago, IL.
deSocio, M. & Chen, K. (2006). Return of the retail gravity model? Assessing contemporary retail location models. Presented at the Applied Geography Conference. Presented at Applied Geography Conference, Tampa, FL.
deSocio, M. (2005). CBD department store location: An urban regime theory approach. Presented at the Department of Geography Colloquium. Presented at University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Book Chapters

de Socio, M. (2010). Urban & regional development. B. Warf (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Geography. (2916-2921.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
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de Socio, M. (2010). Taylor, Peter. B. Warf (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Geography. (2278.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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