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Office: 327 Terrell Hall 

Office phone: (478) 445-2035

Email: amy.sumpter@gcsu.edu

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Amy Sumpter

Assistant Professor of Geography

327 Terrell Hall
478-445-2035
amy.sumpter@gcsu.edu

Fields:

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

Publications:

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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