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Anthony Grubesic

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Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420



Grubesic is a Professor in the College of Public Service & Community Solutions and and Director of the Center for Spatial Reasoning & Policy Analytics at Arizona State University.  His research and teaching interests are in geographic information science, regional development and public policy evaluation.  Author of over 120 research publications, his recent work focuses on critical infrastructure vulnerability, broadband Internet deployment in the United States and air transportation systems.  Grubesic obtained a B.A. in Political Science from Willamette University, a B.S. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a M.A. in Geography from the University of Akron and a Ph.D. in Geographic Information Science from Ohio State University.

  • Grubesic, T.H. and J. Nelson. Spatial Analysis. Oxford Bibliographies in Geography (2015).
  • Bishop, B.W. Cadle, A.W. and T.H. Grubesic. Job Analyses of Emerging Information Professions: A Survey Validation of Core Competencies to Inform Curricula. The Library Quarterly (2015).
  • Bishop, B.W., Grubesic, T.H. and T. Parrish. Collaborative Development and Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes for LIS Electives. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (2015).
  • Nelson, J., Grubesic, T.H., Sim, L., Rose, K., and J. Graham. Approach for Assessing Coastal Vulnerability to Oil Spills for Prevention and Readiness Using GIS and the Blowout and Spill Occurrence Model. Ocean and Coastal Management (2015).
  • T.H. Grubesic. The Broadband Provision Tensor. Growth and Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy (2015).
  • Wei, F and T.H. Grubesic. A Typology of Rural Airports in the United States: Evaluating Network Accessibility and its Implications for Transport Policy. The Review of Regional Studies (2015).
  • Wei, F. and T.H. Grubesic. The Dehubbing of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): A Spatiotemporal Panorama. Journal of Transport Geography (2015).
  • Wei, F., Grubesic, T.H. and B.W. Bishop. Exploring the GIS Knowledge Domain using CiteSpace. The Professional Geographer (2015).
  • T.H. Grubesic and E.A. Mack. Broadband Telecommunications and Regional Development. (2015).
  • Murray, A.T. and T.H. Grubesic. Location Planning of Health Care Facilities. Spatial Analysis in Health Geography (2015).
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 595Continuing Registration
GCU 792Research
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 792Research
  • Research Computing Working Group, Member (2015 - Present)
  • Center for Spatial Reasoning & Policy Analytics, Director (2015 - Present)
  • Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Editorial Board (2015 - Present)
  • International Geospatial Health Research Symposium, Organizing Committee (2015 - Present)
  • Multiple, Reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • NetCrime 2015, Organizing Committee (2015 - Present)
  • Geographical Analysis, Editorial Board (2014 - Present)
  • Review of Regional Studies, Editorial Board (2013 - Present)
  • Journal of Map and Geography Libraries, Editorial Board (2012 - Present)
  • Telematics and Informatics, Associate Editor (2015 - 2019)
  • International Regional Science Review, Editor-in-Chief (2014 - 2018)
  • The Information Society, Associate Editor (2012 - 2016)