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Geography Department Assosciate Professor Florence Margai

Florence Margai

Associate Dean, The Graduate School, AD-127B
Professor of Geography, SW-214B
Phone: 607-777-6731
E-mail: margai@binghamton.edu

 


Education: PhD, Kent State University, 1991

Recent Designations:

Teaching specialties:

Research interests:

GEOGRAPHIES OF HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HAZARDS

STATISTICS/GEO-DATA TECHNIQUES

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND EQUITY

REGIONAL SPECIALTY: AFRICA

 

Current/Recent Research Projects Undertaken:

 

Publications

Books

 

Manuals

 

Journal Articles/Book Chapters : (Contact Professor Margai for reprints)

 

Recent Advisees (Selected from a total of 26):

Tasha Hayes (3/2 Accelerated BA/MA,2011) Winnie Ng ((3/2 Accelerated BA/MA, 2011); Sabina Kabuga (MA,2011); Liz (Chi) Li (MA,2011); Dimka Aleksandrova (BA honors, 2011) ; Sarah Fenster ( BA, Honors, 2010); Javier Rodriguez-Benitez (MA, 2009); Jaime Ratner ( MA, 2008); Sam Asomaning ( MA, 2008); Jhomo O’Connor (MA, 2007); Gretchen Elwell (MA, 2006); Charles Yorke (MA, 2006); Victoria Ehlen (MA, 2006)

 

Examples of recent projects completed by students:

W.Ng and S.Kabuga, Geog546: Analysis of Arsenic in Groundwater: States of Arizona

Chi, L. and Z. Sturm, Geog546: Asthma Prevalence and Environmental Risk Factors in Kings County,NY

K.Jimenez and R. Passer, Geog546: Food Deserts: The Role of Fast Food Restaurants in Onondaga,NY

E.Chin and M. Voorhees, Geog546: Water Quality Issues across NYS

L.Torricelli and M.Zhang, Geog546: Geographical Analysis of TCE in Endicott, NY

C. Adom & J. Boyer, Geog 576: Locating a Landfill Site in Broome County

H.Tulloch & L. Stummer, Geog566: Hanta Virus project

C. Paciullo & B. Coates, Geog 566: Accident Analysis in Tioga County

J. Plummer and M. Davis Geog 566: Modeling Radon Exposure and Health effects

G. Elwell, Geog566: Diffusion of the West Nile Virus

H.Aikins, Y.Hwang : Low Birth Weights- A Geographical Analysis

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Last Updated: 10/14/11