Smith, Heather

Professor, Geography and Director of the Urban Studies Minor
McEniry 438
704-687-5989

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