Susan J. Bergeron
Assistant Professor of Politics and Geograhy
Susan Bergeron is an assistant professor in the Department of Politics and Geography. Susan earned her Ph.D. in geography from West Virginia University, and her dissertation is entitled "Engaging the Virtual Landscape: exploring the development of a spatial experience engine for historical landscape analysis." Susan also holds an M.A. in geography from West Virginia University, an M.A. in history from Syracuse University, and a B.A. in history from Duke University. Her research interests include immersive simulation and 3D landscape reconstruction, geovisualization, the development of digital city models for small municipalities and rural areas, GIScience and the humanities, and geospatial technologies in education. Susan has co-authored book chapters on the Geospatial Web and GIS and geovisualization in the humanities. She was awarded a Ph.D. Dissertation Fellowship from West Virginia University and is a past recipient of the Special Achievement in GIS Award from ESRI.