Smith, Heather

Heather
Smith
Job Title: 
Professor, Geography and Director of the Urban Studies Minor
Directory: 
Department: 
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences
Phone: 
704-687-5989
Fax Number: 
7046875966
Office: 
McEniry 438
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Dr. Smith is a professor of Geography and the Director of the Urban Studies Minor, as well as, a Faculty Research Associate at UNC Charlotte's Urban Institute.

Research Interests:
Urban & Social Geography
Immigrant Settlement & Adjustment
Urban Revitalization & Gentrification
Concentrated Poverty
Socio-spatial Polarization

Education:
Ph.D. (2000) Geography, University of British Columbia CANADA
M.A. (1993) Geography, Queen's University at Kingston CANADA
B.A. Highest Honors (1989) Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill USA
Junior Year Abroad (1987) Bristol University UNITED KINGDOM