Spatial Analysis

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(716) 645-0484
Professor Geography and Director of the NCGIA
College of Arts and Sciences

Area(s) of interest: GIS, Epidemiological Modeling, Linguistics

Primary research focus: Relationship between spatial network and language network

Area(s) of potential collaboration: Would like to collaborate with faculty who are interested in developing grant proposals that involve GIS and network analytics.

Data Mining, Analysis and VisualizationSimulation and Modeling; Spatial Analysis 
(716) 645-0126
Chair and Associate Professor of Linguistics
College of Arts and Sciences

Interest area(s): Comparative Linguistics

Primary research focus: endangered language documentation, African languages, linguistic variation

Affiliated project: Documentation and Description of the Languages of Lower Fungom; Various endangered language documentation and digital archiving projects. (

Potential area(s) of collaboration:  I am interested in finding new collaborators for interdisciplinary digital research

Data Mining, Analysis and Visualization; Spatial Analysis 
(716) 645-1820
Assistant Professor of Geography
College of Arts and Sciences

Area(s) of interest: Geospatial Humanities, Spatial and Textual Analysis, Data Mining and Machine Learning

Data Mining, Analysis and Visualization; Spatial Analysis; Text Encoding and Analysis

Libby Otto
(716) 645-0523
Executive Director of the Humanities Institute
Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies
Global Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Interest area(s): Gender, Art, Visual Culture

3-D Modelling & AR/VR; Data Mining, Analysis, & Visualization; Digital Collections & Exhibits; Simulation & Modeling; Spatial Analysis; Text Encoding & Analysis 
(716) 645-0411
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences

Interest area(s): GIS, Archaeological Theory, Simulation and Models, Information Ethics

Primary research focus: New theories and test of migration incorporating variables such as perception; demography of artists; applications of GIS to prehistory

Affiliated project(s): Research projects; teaching spatial statistics; running the applied social system GIS laboratory in the anthropology department

Potential area(s) of collaboration: ethics- I teach a class in ethics, human rights; would like information; interested in modeling languages particularly those which can be used for cognitive modeling and /or ecological modeling

Computing and SocietySimulation and Modeling; Spatial Analysis