Blake Walker

Prof. Dr. Blake Walker

Department of Geography
Professur für Geographie (Digitale Geographie / Kulturgeographie)

Room: Room 03.045
Wetterkreuz 15
91058 Erlangen

Office Hours

By appointment.


 

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since September 2019: Professor of Human Geography and Digital Transformation, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2018 to 2019: Guest researcher at the Geography Institute of the Humboldt-University of Berlin
  • 2017 to 2018: Guest lecturer at the Geography Institute of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2017: PhD (Spatial Epidemiology), Geography Department, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2013: MSc (Spatial Epidmiology), Geography Department, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2011 to 2017: Researcher / Sessional Lecturer, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2011: BA (Geographic Analysis), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Publications

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Teaching

  • GIS and Geographic Information Science in Human Geography / applied critical GIScience
  • Human Geography Seminars: Globalisation; Socioeconomics; Health Geography

Research

  • Spatial analysis of COVID-19 in Germany
  • Social and built-environment risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (in collaboration with the Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiology Study)
  • Local-scale socioeconomic and cultural risk factors for interpersonal violence (various studies in Brazil, Germany, and Canada)
  • Digitalisation of placial-cultural narratives in digital media and critical analysis of open worlds in video games

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