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Breandan O hUallachain

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Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5302
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5302
Biography

Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., Geography, University of Illinois
M.A., Geography, Indiana University
B.A., Geography & Economics, National University of Ireland (University College, Dublin)

Research Interests

Economic, industrial location, urban and regional economic development

Education

1982 - Ph.D. (Geography) University of Illinois
1976 - M.A. (Geography) Indiana University
1973 - B.A. (Geography & Economics) National University of Ireland (University College Dublin)

Research Interests

Economic, industrial location, urban and regional economic development

Publications
  • Breandán Ó hUallacháin and Der-Shiuan Lee. Technological Specialization and Variety in Urban Invention. Regional Studies (2011).
  • Breandan O hUallachain and Timothy F. Leslie. POSTINDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING IN A SUNBELT METROPOLIS: WHERE ARE FACTORIES LOCATED IN PHOENIX?. Urban Geography (2009).
  • Breandan O hUallachain. Regional Growth Transition Clubs in the United States. Papers in Regional Science (2008).
  • Breandan O'Huallachain. Regional Growth Transition Clubs in the United States. Papers in Regional Science (2008).
  • Breandan O'Huallachain. Regional Growth in a Knowledge-Based Economy. International Regional Science Review (2007).
  • Breandan O'Huallachain, Timothy Leslie. Producer Services in the Urban Core and Suburbs of Phoenix. Urban Studies (2007).
  • Breandan O'Huallachain, Timothy Leslie. Rethinking the Regional Knowledge Production. Journal of Economic Geography (2007).
  • Timothy Leslie, Breandan O'Huallachain. Polycentric Phoenix. Economic Geography (2006).
  • Breandan O'Huallachain, Timothy Leslie. Spatial Convergence and Spillovers in American Invention. Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2005).
Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 361Urban Geography
GCU 441Economic Geography
GCU 598Special Topics
GCU 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 241Global Economy in Transition
GCU 361Urban Geography
GCU 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 361Urban Geography
GCU 441Economic Geography
GCU 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 241Global Economy in Transition
GCU 361Urban Geography
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 441Economic Geography
GCU 598Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 241Global Economy in Transition
GCU 361Urban Geography
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 441Economic Geography
GCU 598Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 241Global Economy in Transition
GCU 361Urban Geography
GCU 792Research
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 441Economic Geography
GCU 598Special Topics
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
GCU 241Global Economy in Transition
GCU 361Urban Geography
GCU 792Research
Presentations
  • Breandan O hUallachain. Inventive Mega-Regions of the United States. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Washington DC (Apr 2010).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan. Using Spatial Analysis to Identify Urban Technology Regions. North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association (Nov 2007).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan. Rethinking the Regional Knowledge Production Function. 2007 AAG Annual Meeting (Apr 2007).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan. Regional Growth Transition Clubs in the United States. North American Regional Science Association Annual Meeting (Nov 2006).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan. Regional Growth Transition Clubs in the United States. Annual AAG Meeting (Mar 2006).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan, Leslie, Timothy. Do University Patents Weaken Knowledge Spillovers?. 2005 North American Meeing of the Regional Science Association (Nov 2005).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan, Leslie, Timothy. Do University Patents Weaken Knowledge Spillovers. Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Geographers (Oct 2005).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan. Establishing GIS Professional Masters Degrees. 2005 Annual Meeting of the Association of Amercican Geographers (Apr 2005).
  • O'Huallachain, Breandan. Spatial Convergence in American Invention. 2005 Annual Meeting of the AAG (Apr 2005).
Service
  • Economic Geography, Manuscript Review (2009 - Present)
  • Economic Geography, Referee (2006 - Present)
  • Office of the President ASU, Expert Contributor (2006 - Present)
  • GRAC Geographical Sciences, Chair and Director of Graduate Studies (2010 - 2011)
  • CLAS Dean's Faculty Advisory Committee, Chair (2008 - 2011)
  • Member of Executive Committee (2007 - 2008)
  • Member of Personnel Committee (2006 - 2008)
  • Personnel, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Scholarship, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • Provost Mentoring Committee, Junior Faculty Mentor (2005 - 2006)
  • Scholarship Committee, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Regional Studies, Manuscript Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Manuscript Referee (2005 - 2005)
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Referee (2004)
  • CLAS Strategic Planning Committee, Member (2004)
  • Economic Geography, Referee (2004)
  • The Professional Geographer, Referee (2004)
  • Department of Geography, Department Chair (1997 - 2004)