About Me

  • Name: Jung Eun (Jessie) Hong
  • Hometown: Suwon, Republic of Korea
  • Current position: Assistant Professor, Geosciences, University of West Georgia
                               (from August 2012 to present)
  • Education
    • Ph.D., Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2012
    • M.S., Geography, San Deigo State University, 2007
    • B.S., Geography, Ohio State University, 2005
  • Research interests

    I am very much interested in implementing GIS technologies as instructional tools in the elementary, secondary, and college level classrooms, mainly focusing on teacher training and developing user-centered and user-friendly instructional materials and applications.
    My research interests are the following:

    • User Centered Design for GIS learning materials and applications
    • GIS Education
    • K-12 and Higher Geography Education
    • Mobile and Web-based GIS applications
    • Critical GIS (Feminist GIS and Public Participatory GIS)