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    John Frye
    Associate Professor, Master Advisor
    Phone: (262) 472-5270
    Location: Upham 116

    Peter Jacobs
    Department Chair | Professor
    Phone: (262) 472-1082
    Location: Upham 120A

    Susie Olson
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1071
    Location: Upham 120

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    Jonathan Burkham, Assistant Professor

    Office location: Upham 114
    Phone: (262) 472-7173


    I work at the intersection of economic, political, and cultural geography to study the impacts of globalization on local communities in Latin America.  My research is focused on the economic, social, and cultural changes in a village in Jalisco, Mexico, and how those changes are affecting migration trends between Milwaukee, WI and that village.  This research also seeks to understand changes in Milwaukee's labor market in order to inform discussions on the relationship between skills and employment in today's economy.  I'm also studying the opportunities and challengs that Latinos face on their paths to higher education.


    Geography 230 - Human Geography

    Geography 252 - Human Environmental Problems

    Geography 335 - Geography of Population and Migration

    Geography 365 - Geography of Latin America

    Geography 455 - Topics in Human Geography: Perspectives on International Development


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    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


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    Rebecca Reichert
    Phone: (262) 472-1621

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