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Paul A. Lorah

Associate Professor, Geography
Degree
Ph.D. Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Office
JRC 421
Phone
(651) 962-5566
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5566
Fax
651-962-5741
Mail
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

Research Interests

*Economic value of wilderness and national parks

*Using GIS to model environmental quality and effectiveness of federal land management policies

 Conservation Activities

*Worked with students to write multiple grants resulting in over $200,000 for conservation projects *Partnered with colleagues in Biology and the Great River Greening on a $15,000 oak forest restoration project.

*Former member of the Minnesota Nature Conservancy Board of Trustees

*Consultant for groups including the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, the Great Plains Restoration Council and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

 Student Research and Student Grants

*Faculty sponsor for $25,000+ of student research funding. Young Scholars Grants, McNair Scholar Award, Excel! Grant, Collaborative Inquiry Grants and Community Based Research Scholars award.

*Projects from my classes have resulted in more than 60 student conference presentations




Summer 2015 Courses

Summer 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2015 Courses

Fall 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 401
CRN: 40143 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 151 - 02 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 401
CRN: 42720 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

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GEOG 298 - 01 Geography of Global Health - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426
CRN: 42048 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Paul A. Lorah This class introduces students to some of the concepts, theories and research techniques used by medical geographers. We will explore the underlying processes shaping the distribution and spread of disease across landscapes in order to achieve a deeper understanding of the factors influencing human health. Insights and analytical tools developed throughout the semester will be applied to real-world projects for community partners.

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J-Term 2016 Courses

J-Term 2016 Courses
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