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Prof. Dr. Blake Walker

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

Room: Room 03.045
Wetterkreuz 15
91058 Erlangen

Office Hours

Upon request. Consultations during the summer semester 2020 are held only via Zoom or telephone.


 

  • Since September 2019: Professor of Human Geography and Digital Transformation, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • August 2018 to August 2019: Guest researcher at the Geography Institute of the Humboldt-University of Berlin
  • September 2017 to July 2018: Guest lecturer at the Geography Institute of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • May 2016: PhD (Spatial Epidemiology), Geography Department, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • February 2013: MSc (Spatial Epidmiology), Geography Department, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • May 2011 to May 2017: Researcher / Sessional Lecturer, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • June 2011: BA (Geographic Analysis), Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

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2012

  • GIS in der Kulturgeographie 2: „Vektoranalyse“
  • Kulturgeographisches Hauptseminar: „Socioeconomics“
  • Große Geländeseminar: „Westkanada“

  • 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 historical-cultural narratives with focus on First Nations, the “Wild West/Frontier” in North America and Europe