Dr. Jeremy Spencer

Dr. Jeremy Spencer

Title: Assistant Professor of Instruction
Research Specialty: Biometeorology, applied climatology, natural hazards, natural hazards data, geography and Earth science education/pedagogy, cartography/data visualization
Dept/Program: Geosciences
Phone: 330 972-2394
Fax: 330 972-7611
Email: jspencer@uakron.edu


Research Accomplishments

Specialties

Biometeorology, applied climatology, natural hazards, natural hazards data, geography and Earth science education/pegagogy, cartography/data visualization

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Instruction (Full-Time NTT Faculty) August 2016 to current College Lecturer (Full-Time NTT Faculty), The University of Akron
  • August 2013-August 2016, The University of Akron
  • Ad-Hoc Graduate Faculty January 2014-current, The University of Akron
  • University Fellowship 2012-2013, Department of Geography, Kent State University
  • Instructor 2009-2013, Department of Geography, Kent State University
  • Research Assistant 2010-2011, Department of Geography, Kent State University
  • Teaching Assistant 2008-2009, Department of Geography and Meteorology, Northern Illinois University
  • Research Assistant 2007-2008, Department of Geography and Meteorology, Northern Illinois University
  • Departmental Service Fellowship 2006-2007, Department of Geography and Earth Science, Carthage College

Publications

Spencer, Jeremy and Scott Sheridan, 2014: Web-based Hypothermia Information: An Assessment of Internet Resources and Comparison to Peer-reviewed Literature.  Perspectives in Public Health, 135 (2), pg. 85-91.
Spencer, Jeremy and Walker Ashley, 2011: Avalanche Fatalities in the Western United States: A Comparison of Three Databases.  Natural Hazards, 58, pg. 31-44.


Education

  • Ph.D, Kent State University, 2015
  • M.S., Geography, Northern Illinois University, 2009
  • B.A., Geography, Carthage College, 2007

Courses

  • Introduction to Geography (3350:100)
  • Maps and Map reading (3350:305)
  • Physical and Environmental Geography (3350:310)
  • Climatology (3350:310)
  • GIS (3350:405/505)
  • Cartography (3350:440/540)
  • Earth's Atmosphere and Weather (3370:137)