Dr. Owen Dwyer


Research Publications by IUPUI Geographers (since 2000)

(* = geography student, underline = geography faculty)


Sandy, R., G. Liu, J.S. Wilson, J. Ottensmann, R. Tchernis, O.T. Ford*. 2011. Studying the child obesity epidemic with natural experiments, in Economic Aspects of Obesity, M. Grossman and N. Mocan, eds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 181-121.


Brothers, T.S.  2010.  Inside "El Barrio": A Bottom-Up View of Neighborhood Life in Castro’s Cuba. Journal of Latin American Geography, 62: 447-448.

Bein, F.L., C. Hill.  2009.  Four-Storey Agriculture in the District of Massinga Province, along the Mozambican Coast, Focus on Geography, 52:(3&4).

Beck, Robert L.  2010. North American House Types.  Cincinnati: Van-Griner Publishing.

Li., L., R.E. Sengpiel, D.L. Pascual, L.P. Tedesco, J.S. Wilson, E. Soyeux. 2010. Using hyperspectral remote sensing to estimate chlorophyll a and phycocyanin in a mesotrophic reservoir. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31(15): 4147-4162.

Troped, P.J., J.S. Wilson, C.E. Matthews, E.K. Cromley, S.J. Melly. 2010. The built environment and location-based physical activity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(4): 429-438. PubMed ID: 20307812  

Wilson, J.S., D.C. Shepherd, M.B. Rosenman, A.N. Kho. 2010. Identifying risk factors for healthcare-associated infections from electronic medical record home address data. International Journal of Health Geographics, 9(47), 7 pp.

Wilson, J.S.  2010.  Expanding the role of environmental remote sensing and geographic information systems in human behavior and health outcomes research.  Geocarto International, 25(6): 427-428.

Wilson, J.S., C.M. Kelly.  2010.  Measuring the quality of urban green space using Google Earth: a commentary.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 40(2): 276-277.


Bein, F.L., J.J. Hayes*, and T.G. Jones.  2009.  Fifteen year follow up geography skills test administered in Indiana.  Journal of Geography, 108(1): 30-36.

Brokaw, J.J. C.A. Mandzuk, M. E. Wade, D. W. Deal, M.T. Johnson, G.W. White, J.S. Wilson, T.W. Zollinger.  The influence of regional basic sciences campuses on medical students’ choice of specialty and practice location: a historical cohort study. BioMed Central: Medical Education, 9(29), 12 pp.

Brothers, T.S.  2009.  Jonathan Sauer: A Quiet Man of Uncommon Influence. Journal of Latin American Geography, 8:169-171.

Johnson, D.P.J.S. Wilson.  2009. The socio-spatial dynamics of extreme urban heat events: The case of heat-related deaths in Philadelphia. Applied Geography, 29(3): 419-434.

Johnson, D.P.J.S. Wilson, G.C. Luber.  2009.  Sociodemographic indicators of heat-related health risk supplemented with remotely sensed data.  International Journal of Health Geographics, 8(57):12 pp.

Johnson, D.P.  2009.  Geospatial technologies for surveillance of heat related health disasters, in Planning and Socioeconomic Applications, Geotechnologies and the Environment, Vol. 1, J.D. Gatrell, and R.R. Jensen, eds. Berlin: Springer, pp. 139-154.

Lipton, R., Gorman, D., Wieczorek, W., Gruenewald, P.J., and Banerjee, A.  2009.  Geography and public health: Putting people in places.  In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Ed., Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, IGI Global Inc.

Russell, M., Chu, B.C., Banerjee, A., Fan, A.Z.; Trevisan, M., Dorn, J.M., & Gruenewald, P.  2009.  Drinking patterns and myocardial infarction: A linear dose-response model. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33(2):1-8.

Wilson, J.S., G.H. Lindsey.  2009.  Identifying urban neighborhoods for tree canopy restoration through community participation, in Planning and Socioeconomic Applications, Geotechnologies and the Environment, Vol. 1, J.D. Gatrell, and R.R. Jensen, eds. Berlin: Springer, pp. 29-42. 


Banerjee, A., E. LaScala, P.J. Gruenewald, B. Freisthler, A. Treno, and L. Remer.  2008.  Social disorganization, alcohol, and other drug markets and violence: A space-time model of community structure, pg. 117-130 in Geography and Drug Addiction, Thomas, Y.F., D. Richardson, and I. Cheung, eds.  The Netherlands: Springer, 538 pp.

Bell, J.F, J.S. Wilson, G.C. Liu.  2008.  Neighborhood greenness and two-year changes in children’s body mass index. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(6): 547-553.

Butler, D., P. Carter, and O.J. Dwyer. 2008.  Imagining plantations: slavery, dominant narratives, and the foreign born.  Southeastern Geographer, 48(3): 288-302.

Brothers, T.S.J.S. WilsonO.J. Dwyer.  2008.  Caribbean Landscapes: An Interpretive Atlas.  Coconut Creek, Florida: Caribbean Studies Press, 242 pp.

Dwyer, O.J.  2008.  Putting the Movement in its Place: The Politics of Civil Rights Memorial Landscapes, in "We Will Independent Be," African American Place Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the United States.  L. Alexander and A. Nieves, eds. University of Colorado Press, 544 pp.

Dwyer, O.J. and D. Alderman.  2008.  Civil Rights Memorial and the Geography of Memory. Athens, Georgia: Center for American Places and the University of Georgia Press, 206 pp.

Dwyer, O.J., and D. Alderman.  2008.  Memorial landscapes: analytical questions and metaphors.  GeoJournal, 73(3): 165-178.

Kho, A., M. Salas, J.S. Wilson.  2008.  From clean dishes to clean hands: Novel perspectives in the fight against infections. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 27(6): 26-28.

Lindsey, G.H., J.S. Wilson, J.A. Yang, and C. Alexa*.  2008.  Urban form, trail characteristics, and trail use: Implications for urban design.  Journal of Urban Design, 13(1): 53-79.

Lipton, R., A. Banerjee, D. Levy, N. Manzanilla, and M. Cochrane. 2008.  The spatial distribution of underage tobacco sales in Los Angeles.  Substance Use and Misuse, 43(11): 1594-1614.

Payton, S.B., G.H. Lindsey, J.R. Ottensman, and J.S. Wilson.  2008.  Valuing the benefits of the urban forest: A spatial hedonic approach. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 51(6): 717-736.

Randolph, K.L.*, J.S. Wilson, L.P. Tedesco, L. Li, D.L. Pascual, E. Soyeux.  2008.  Hyperspectral remote sensing of cyanobacteria in turbid productive water using optically active pigments, chlorophyll a and phycocyanin.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 112(11): 4009-4019.

Wiehe, S.E., S.C. Hoch*, G.C. Liu, A. E. Carroll, J.S. Wilson, J.D. Fortenberry.  2008.   Adolescent travel patterns: Pilot data indicating distance from home varies by time of day and day of week.  Journal of Adolescent Health, 42(4):418-20.

Wiehe, S.E., A.E. Carroll, G.C. Liu, K.L. Haberkorn, S.C. Hoch*, J.S. Wilson, J.D. Fortenberry. 2008.  Using GPS-enabled cell phones to track the travel patterns of adolescents. International Journal of Health Geographics, 7(22): 11 pp.

Wilson, J.S., G.H. Lindsey, G.C. Liu.  2008.  Viewshed characteristics of urban pedestrian trails, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.  Journal of Maps, v2008:108-118.


Banerjee, A.  2007.  Temporal changes in the spatial pattern of disease rates incorporating known risk factors.  Social Science and Medicine, 65(1): 7-19.

Bein, F.L., J. Wagner, J.S. Wilson. 2007. Food garden carrying capacity and population growth: A case in Papua New Guinea. Focus on Geography, 50(2): 28-33.

Bruno L., T. Brennen, A. Elden, H.G. Paulsen, R.I. Lipton, A. Banerjee.  2007.  Latitude-of-birth and season-of-birth effects on human color vision in individuals born above or below the Arctic Circle. Vision Research, 47(12):1595-1607.

Cunradi CB, Lipton RI, Banerjee A. 2007. Occupational correlates of smoking among urban transit operators: a prospective study.  Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 2:36.

Lipton R.I., A. Banerjee.  2007.  The geography of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease across time: California in 1993 and 1999. International Journal of Medical Science, 4(4):179-89.

Liu, G.C., J.S. Wilson, R. Qi, J. Ying.  2007.  Green neighborhoods, food retail and childhood overweight: Differences by population density.  American Journal of Health Promotion, 21:317-325.

Liu, G.C., J.T. Colbert*, J.S. WilsonI. Yamada, S.C. Hoch*. 2007. Examining urban environment correlates of childhood physical activity and walkability perception with GIS and remote sensing, book chapter in Geo-Spatial Technologies in Urban Environments Policy, Practice, and Pixels, 2nd Edition. R.R. Jensen, J.D. Gatrell, and D.D. McLean eds. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. pp. 121-140.

Lindsey, G.H., J.S. Wilson, E. Rubchinskaya, J.A. Yang, Y. Han.  2007.  Procedures for estimating urban trail traffic.  Landscape and Urban Planning, 81(4): 299-315.

Wade, M.E., J.J. Brokaw, T.W. Zollinger, J.S. Wilson, J.R. Springer, D.W. Deal, G.W. White, J.C. Barclay, and A.M. Holloway. 2007.  Influence of hometown on family practitioner’s choice to practice in rural settings.  Family Medicine, 49(4): 246-252.


Bein, F.L.  2006.  The Urban-Rural Continuum, in Encyclopedia of Human Geography. SAGE Publications, Inc. London.  pp. 417-418.

Dwyer, O.J.  2006.  Contradiction and Confirmation on the Cultural Landscape: The Case of America’s Civil Rights Memorials, pp. 24-46 in The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory, R. Romano and L. Raiford, eds. University of Georgia Press, 450 pp.

Hernandez-Leal, P.A., M. Arbelo, J.S. Wilson, and A.M. Diaz.  2006.  Analysis of vegetation patterns in the Hispaniola island using AVHRR data.  Advances in Space Research, 38(10): 2203-2207.

Kho, A., K.G. Johnston*, J.S. Wilson, and S.J. Wilson. 2006.  Implementing an animated geographic information system to investigate factors associated with nosocomial infections: A novel approach.  American Journal of Infection Control, 34(9): 578-582.

Lindsey, G.H., Y. Han, J.S. Wilson, and J. Yang. 2006. Neighborhood Correlates of Urban Trail Use. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 3(S1): 139-157.


Wilson, J.S., and G.H. Lindsey. 2005. Socioeconomic correlates and environmental impacts of urban development in a Central Indiana landscape.Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 131(3): 159-169.

Grimmond C.S.B. and C. Souch.  2005. Environmental Change: Population and Environment – Climate. In Environmental Literacy eds H. Reynolds,E. Brondizio, D.Karpa-Wilson, B. Goss and T.Henkel.


Bein, F.L.  2004.  Bio-Diversity Inventory: Kamiali Wildlife Management Area, pp. 279-285 in World Minds: Geographical Perspectives on 100 Problems, D. Janelle, B. Warf, and K. Hansen, eds. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Dwyer, O.J.  2004.  Symbolic Accretion and Commemoration.  Social and Cultural Geography, 5(3):419-436.

Alderman, D., O.J. Dwyer.  2004.  Memory in Place: The Politics of Commemoration in the American South, pp. 55-60 in World Minds: Geographical Perspectives on 100 Problems, D. Janelle, B. Warf, and K. Hansen, eds. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Souch, C., Grimmond, S. 2004. Applied Climatology: Heat waves. Progress in Physical Geography, 28, 599-606.

Haschenburger, J. and Souch, C. 2004. Contributions to the understanding of geomorphic landscapes in the Annals. Invited Essay for the Centenary of the AAG, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 94, 771-793.

Souch C.  2004.  Reconstructing past watershed and ecosystem development in the Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada, pp. 497-502 in World Minds: Geographical Perspectives on 100 Problems, D. Janelle, B. Warf, and K. Hansen, eds. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Souch, C.  2004.  Entries into the International Association of Geomorphology’s Encyclopedia of Geomorphology (Bowen’s Reaction Series – pages 97-98; Chemical Denudation – page 144-148; Glacilacustrine – pages 465-467; Goldich Weathering Series – pp. 485-486; and Overflow Channel) Goudie (Editor in chief). Oxford University Press.


Dwyer, O.J.  2003.  Memory on the Margins: Mapping Civil Rights Memorial Landscapes, pp. 28-50 in Mapping Tourism Spaces, S. Hanna and V. Del Casino, eds. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis.

Slaymaker, O., Souch, C., Menounos, B. and Filippelli, G.  2003.  Advances in Holocene mountain geomorphology inspired by sediment budget methodology.Geomorphology, 55, 305-316.

Souch, C.  2003.   Paleo and Historical Data Sources: Getting Information about the past. In N. Clifford and G. Valentine. Research Methods in Human and Physical Geography, Sage Publication, London, 195-208.

Wilson, J.S., M. Clay*, E. Martin*, D. Stuckey*, K. Vedder-Risch*.  2003.  Evaluating environmental influences of zoning in urban ecosystems with remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 86(3): 303-321.


Barr, R.C., B.E. Hall, J.S. WilsonC. Souch, G. Lindsey, J.A. Bacone, R.K. Campbell, L.P. Tedesco.  2002.  Documenting changes in the natural environment of Indianapolis-Marion County between the time of European settlement (ca. 1820) and the present.  Ecological Restoration, 20, 37-46.

Dwyer, O.J.  2002.  Location, Politics, and the Production of Civil Rights Memorial Landscapes.  Urban Geography, 23(1):31-56.

Grimmond, C.S.B., King, T.S., Cropley, F.D., Nowak D.J. and Souch, C.  2002.  Local-Scale Fluxes of Carbon Dioxide in Urban Environments: Methodological Challenges and Results from Chicago. Environmental Pollution, 116, 243-254.

Souch, C., Filippelli G.M., Perkins S., Dollar N.L. and Mastalerz, M..  2002.  Accumulation rates of heavy metals in wetlands: Assessing past metal mobilization by comparing long- and short-term rates. Physical Geography, 23, 21-44.


Dwyer, O.J., M. Gilmartin.  2001.  From Mission to Parish: St. Peter Claver Church, Lexington, Kentucky.  Southeastern Geographer, 41(2):296-305.

Dollar, N.L., Souch, C., Filippelli, G.M., Mastalerz, M. 2001. Chemical fractionation of metals in wetland sediments: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.Environmental Science and Technology, 35, 3608-3615.

Mastalerz, M., Souch, C., Filippelli, G.M., Dollar, N.L., Perkins, S.M., 2001. Anthropogenic organic matter in the Great Marsh of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and its implications. International Journal of Coal Geology, 46, 157-177.

Grimmond, C.S.B., Potter, S.K., Zutter, H.N., Souch, C. 2001: Evaluation and application of automated methods for estimating sky view factors in urban areas.International Journal of Climatology, 21, 903-913.

O’Neal, M.A., Tedesco, L.P., Souch, C., and Pachut, J.F. 2001: A Pollen zonation of Southwester Florida using multivariate statistical methods and its application to two vertical sedimentary sequences.  Bulletin American Paleontology, 361, Special Issue on the Paleoecology of South Florida, Chapter 6, p. 102-134.

Nelsen, T.A., Wanless, H.R., Tefry, J.H., Alavarez-Zarikan, C., Hood, T., Blackwelder, P., Swart, P., Tedesco, L., Kang W.J., Metz, S. Garte, G., Featherstone, C., Souch, C., Pachut, J.F., O’Neal, M., Ellis, G. 2001: Linkages between the south Florida peninsula and coast zone: A sediment based history of natural and anthropogenic influences. The Everglades, Florida Bay, and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook. Porter J.W. and Porter K.G. (eds). CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. Chapter 14, 415-450.


Dwyer, O.J., J.P. Jones III.  2000.  White Socio-Spatial Epistemology. Social and Cultural Geography, 1(2):209-22.

Dwyer, O.J. 2000.  Interpreting the Civil Rights Movement: Place, Memory, and Conflict.  Professional Geographer, 52(4):660-71.

Perkins, S.M., Filippelli, G.M, and Souch, C. 2000: Airborne trace metal pollution of wetland sediments in and around the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 122, 231-260.

Wilson, J.S.T.S. Brothers, E. Marcano. 2000. Remote sensing of spatial and temporal vegetation dynamics in Hispaniola: A comparison of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Geocarto International, 15(2): 5-17.

Wilson, J.S.T.S. Brothers, E. Marcano. 2000. Visual interpretation of land cover contrasts along the Haitian/Dominican border from satellite imagery. Caribbean Geography, 11(1): 7 -19.