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- B.A. Indiana University (Major fields: Anthropology and Spanish), 1983
- M.A. Universityof Arizona (Major field: Anthropology), 1986
- Ph.D. University of Arizona (Major field: Geography, Minor field: Anthropology), 1991
Towers, George. 2011. Cultural Dasymetric Population Mapping with Historical GIS: A Case Study from the Southern Appalachians. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 38-56.
Towers, George. 2011. Review of Digital Geography: Geospatial Technologies in the Social Studies Classroom, edited by Andrew J. Milson and Marsha Alibrandi. Journal of Geography, vol. 110, no. 1, pp. 47-48.
Towers, George. 2010. Rediscovering Rural Appalachian Communities with Historical GIS. Southeastern Geographer, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 58-82.
Dr. Towers is Associate Academic Dean and Professor of Geography. Prior to coming to Concord in 1992, Dr. Towers taught at Southwest Missouri State University and El Paso Community College. His prior administrative experience includes service as Chairman of Concord’s Division of Social Sciences.
Dr. Towers has taught many subjects in systematic human geography as well as cartography and geographic information systems (GIS). He has developed Concord’s GIS curriculum which includes an Area of Emphasis in cartography and GIS. Regionally, Dr. Towers specializes in the geography of Appalachia and of Latin America. He is a recipient of Concord’s annual Joseph Friedl Award for Outstanding Professor.
Dr. Towers’ scholarship includes research publications in a variety of fields, including cartography, GIS, political geography, historical geography, Appalachian studies, and U.S. – Mexico borderlands studies.
Teaching in fall, 2011:
- Assisting with GEOG 311 Computer Cartography