Fred B. Kniffen Professor
Director of Chinese Culture and Commerce Program
Department of Geography and Anthropology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6629 ~ Fax: 225-578-4420
Ph.D., City & Regional Planning, Ohio State University, 1995
M.A. Economics, Ohio State University, 1993
B.S., Geography, Peking University, 1988
Subjects: Urban, Economic, Transportation, Crime, Health
Methods: GIS, Computational Methods, Spatial Statistics
Study Areas: U.S., China
Wang, F., A. Antipova and S. Porta. 2010. Street centrality and land use intensity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Journal of Transport Geography. doi:10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2010.01.004
McLafferty, S. and F. Wang. 2009. Rural reversal? Risk of late-stage cancer across the rural-urban continuum in Illinois. Cancer 115: 2755-2764.
Wang, F. and M. Arnold. 2008. Relative deprivation, concentrated disadvantage and homicide. Applied Geography 28: 259-270.
Wang, F., S. McLafferty, V. Escamilla and L. Luo. 2008. Late-stage breast cancer diagnosis and healthcare access in Illinois. Professional Geographer 60: 54-69.
Mu, L. and F. Wang. 2008. A scale-space clustering method: mitigating the effect of scale in the analysis of zone-based data. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 98: 85-101.
8/1/2009-7/31/2010: Fahui Wang, Vivien Chen and Xiaocheng Wu, “Constructing Geographic Areas in GIS for Cancer Data Analysis,” SEER-RRSS program, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH).
9/15/2006-2/28/2009: John Hartmann, Fahui Wang and Wei Luo, “A Regional Approach to Spatial Analysis of Tai Toponyms in Southern China and Southeast Asia Using GIS,” funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
4/1/2005-3/31/2007: Fahui Wang and Sara McLafferty, “Late-Stage Cancer Clusters and Healthcare Access,” funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
4/1/2004-9/30/2005: Fahui Wang, “Job Access in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods in Cleveland, 1980-2000: Implications for Spatial Mismatch and Association with Crime Patterns,” funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
Editorial boards: Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2010-), International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (2009-), Annals of GIS (2008-), Chinese Geographical Science (2007-)
Grant review panels: Geospatial Technologies Program, National Institute of Justice (2010); Center for Scientific Review (CSR), National Institutes of Health (HSOD, 2006; SBIR, 2008, 2009)
2010- : Board of Directors, Applied Geography Conferences, Inc.
2009: LSU ‘Rainmaker’– Top 100 research faculty
2004-2007: Vice-Chair, Spatial Analysis and Modeling (SAM) Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers (AAG)
2001-2002: President, International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Science (CPGIS)
Geography of China
Geographic Information Systems
Advanced Quantitative Methods
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