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Amy Sumpter

Assistant Professor of Geography

327 Terrell Hall


Cultural, Historical, and Ethnic Geographies
U.S. South
Qualitative Methods


Sumpter, A. (Online 30 June 2011). Racial identity, spatial mobility, and labor in the non-plantation rural South, 1880-1940. Journal of Historical Geography                            

Sumpter, A. 2010.  Idylls of the piney woods: health and race in southeastern Louisiana, 1878-1956.  Journal of Cultural Geography 27(2): 177-202 

Colten, C.E. and A. Sumpter. 2009. Social memory and hazards management. Natural Hazards 48:  355-364 

Sumpter, A.  2008. Segregation of the Free People of Color and the construction of race in antebellum New Orleans.  Southeastern Geographer 48(1): 19-37

Staeheli, L.A., V. Ledwith, M. Ormond, K. Reed, A. Sumpter, and D. Trudeau. 2002. Immigration, the internet, and spaces of politics. Political Geography 21: 989-1012

Classes Taught:

GEOG 1101: Intro to Human Geography
GEOG 1102: World Regional Geography
GEOG 2990: Geographic Research Seminar
GEOG 3500: Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
GEOG 3500: Geography of North America
GEOG 4220: Economic Geography
GEOG 4230: Urban Geography
GEOG 4305: Cultural Geography
GEOG 4950: Geographies of Race and Ethnicity

Current Projects:

“Racial, mental health, and labor at Central State Hospital”

 Development of upper-level service learning geography courses

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