College of Letters & Sciences
Upham Hall

Jeffrey Olson
Assistant Professor

  • Office Location: Upham Hall 112
  • Phone: (262) 472-5271
  • Email:
Jeffrey Olson

I am a broadly-trained economic geographer who uses geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial data to study socioeconomics, landscape change, and historical trends and events.

ses Commonly Taught
Geography 440: Applied GIS for Business and Industry
Geography 380: Cartography and Geovisualization
Geography 370: GIS II: Spatial Data and Analysis
Geography 340: Economic Geography
Geography 334: Historical Geography
Gen Ed 140: Global Perspectives

Other Courses
Geography 470: GIS for the Environment and Natural Resources
Geography 261: Geography of US and Canada


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Phone: (262) 472-1621

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550

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