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Jonnell A. Robinson

Jonnell A. Robinson

Contact Information:

jdallen@syr.edu

315.443.4890

215C Lyman Hall

Jonnell A. Robinson

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Geography and the Environment Department


Courses

  • 2024 Spring
    • GEO 485/685 Community Geography
  • 2023 Fall
    • GEO 489/689 Practicum in Community Geography
    • GEO 400/600 Selected Topics - GIS App-Health & Human Service
  • 2023 Spring
    • GEO 484/684 GIS for Urban Environments
    • IRP 499 Honors Capstone Project
    • GEO 489/689 Practicum in Community Geography
  • 2022 Fall
    • GEO 489 Practicum in Community Geography
    • GEO 600 Selected Topics - Participatory Research
  • 2022 Spring
    • GEO 489 Practicum in Community Geography

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2010

Areas of Expertise

Community geography, participatory geographic information systems (GIS)

Research Grant Awards and Projects

"Food Policy Councils as a Vehicle to Address the Racial Wealth Gap in Food System Labor:_Subproject for Institution # 33231", Sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

"Farm to School", Sponsored by Department of Agriculture.

"The NY Food Hub Collaborative", Sponsored by Department of Agriculture.

"Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Thought Leadership Partnership with Syracuse University's Lender Center", Sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

"Building Livable Places While Advancing Smart and Sustainable Communities", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - Interdisciplinary Seminar Grant.

"Rooting for Syracuse: A community-based approach to advancing tree equity", Sponsored by US Forest Service.

"Exploring the Intersection of Math and Geography Education through Youth-Centered Community Engaged Research on Environmental Justice ", Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences Engaged Humanities Network.

Selected Publications

Presentations and Events

Ashby, L., Fonger, N., Robinson, J. A., Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference: Mapping and Empowerment, AAG Middle Atlantic Regional Division Meeting, "Teaching Mathematics and Geography through an Environmental Justice Lens" (October 22, 2023)

Robinson, J. A., Thibault, A., Ashby, L., Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference: Mapping and Empowerment, AAG Middle Atlantic Regional Division Meeting, "Uprooting Tree Inequity in Syracuse" (October 13, 2023)

Adapting in place: Exploring community and environmental wellness in the time of climate change., SUNY ESF and Americorps, "The Role of Urban Trees in Community Health and Wellbeing" (September 23, 2023)

Melo, N., Robinson, J. A., American Association of Geography Annual Meeting, "Retaliatory Eviction: Examining the relationship between eviction and housing code violations in Syracuse, NY" (March 24, 2023)

University of Nebraska, Geography Department (2021)