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Luc.Anselin@asu.edu

Director of Research, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning
School of Geog Sci & Urban Pln
Faculty
Mail Code: 5302

ASU - School of Geographical Sciences Coor Hall 5620, MC - 5302 (Map)

Bio

Regents' Professor and Walter Isard Chair, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences;
Director, GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation

Bio

Luc Anselin is a native of Belgium, where he did undergraduate work and a master's degree in economics and econometrics at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). His PhD is from Cornell University in the interdisciplinary field of Regional Science. At ASU, he is a Regents' Professor and holds the Walter Isard Chair. He is the founding Director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. He also started and directs the GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation.

Anselin came to ASU from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he directed the Spatial Analysis Laboratory in the Department of Geography and was a Senior Research Scientist at the National Center of Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). He previously held appointments at the University of Texas at Dallas, West Virginia University, the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Ohio State University. He has held (joint) appointments in a range of disciplines, including Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Economics, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, Political Economy and Political Science.

Anselin is the developer of the SpaceStat and GeoDa software packages for spatial data analysis. He was elected Fellow of the Regional Science Association International in 2004 and was awarded their Walter Isard Prize in 2005 and William Alonso Memorial Prize in 2006. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2008 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011.

Research Interests

The analysis of spatial data (i.e., data containing a specific location) ranging from exploration to visualization and modeling. The development of appropriate methods, their implementation in open source software and application in empirical studies. Specific application fields include environmental and natural resource economics, real estate economics, economics of innovation, criminology, public health, electoral studies and international relations. His interests include: geographic information science, spatial econometrics, spatial analysis, GIS, geovisualization, regional science.

Research Interests

The analysis of spatial data (i.e., data containing a specific location) ranging from exploration to visualization and modeling. The development of appropriate methods, their implementation in software and application in empirical studies. Specific application fields include environmental and natural resource economics, real estate economics, economics of innovation, criminology, public health, electoral studies and international relations. Key Words: geographic information science, spatial econometrics, spatial analysis, GIS, geovisualization, regional science

Courses

Fall 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis
PUP 792 Research

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 595 Continuing Registration

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GIS 591 Seminar
GPH 690 Reading and Conference

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis
PUP 792 Research

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 493 Honors Thesis
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 492 Honors Directed Study
GPH 493 Honors Thesis
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 690 Reading and Conference
GPH 695 Continuing Registration
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 599 Thesis

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 494 Special Topics
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 492 Honors Directed Study
PUP 499 Individualized Instruction
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis
PUP 792 Research

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 492 Honors Directed Study
GCU 493 Honors Thesis
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 492 Honors Directed Study
GPH 493 Honors Thesis
GPH 494 Special Topics
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 598 Special Topics
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 690 Reading and Conference
GPH 695 Continuing Registration
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 493 Honors Thesis
PUP 494 Special Topics
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 598 Special Topics
PUP 599 Thesis

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 492 Honors Directed Study
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 492 Honors Directed Study
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 492 Honors Directed Study
PUP 499 Individualized Instruction
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis
PUP 792 Research

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 357 Social Geography
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 492 Honors Directed Study
GCU 493 Honors Thesis
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 492 Honors Directed Study
GPH 493 Honors Thesis
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 598 Special Topics
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 690 Reading and Conference
GPH 695 Continuing Registration
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 493 Honors Thesis
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 492 Honors Directed Study
GCU 493 Honors Thesis
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 598 Special Topics
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 492 Honors Directed Study
GPH 493 Honors Thesis
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 598 Special Topics
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 492 Honors Directed Study
PUP 499 Individualized Instruction
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 599 Thesis

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 595 Continuing Registration

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GCU 492 Honors Directed Study
GCU 493 Honors Thesis
GCU 499 Individualized Instruction
GCU 590 Reading and Conference
GCU 592 Research
GCU 595 Continuing Registration
GCU 599 Thesis
GCU 695 Continuing Registration
GCU 790 Reading and Conference
GCU 792 Research
GCU 795 Continuing Registration
GCU 799 Dissertation
GPH 492 Honors Directed Study
GPH 493 Honors Thesis
GPH 499 Individualized Instruction
GPH 590 Reading and Conference
GPH 592 Research
GPH 595 Continuing Registration
GPH 599 Thesis
GPH 695 Continuing Registration
GPH 790 Reading and Conference
GPH 792 Research
GPH 795 Continuing Registration
GPH 799 Dissertation
PUP 592 Research
PUP 595 Continuing Registration
PUP 598 Special Topics

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Anselin,Luc E * , Koschinsky,Julia , . Advancing Spatial Evaluation Methods to Improve Healthcare Efficiency and Quality. HHS-AHRQ (8/1/2013 - 7/31/2018).
  2. Anselin,Luc E * Koschinsky,Julia . Geospatial Factors and Impacts II. GSU (7/1/2013 - 9/28/2015).
  3. Mobley,Lee Ellen Rivers * Anselin,Luc E Koschinsky,Julia . Geospatial Factors and Impacts II. HHS-NIH-NCI (9/24/2012 - 6/30/2013).
  4. Grimm,Nancy B * , Abbott,Joshua K , Abbott,Joshua K , Aggarwal,Rimjhim M , Aggarwal,Rimjhim M , Anselin,Luc E , Arrowsmith,Ramon , Basile,George Matthew , Basile,George Matthew , Basile,George Matthew , Bateman,Heather Lyn , Bolin,Robert , Boone,Christopher G , Boone,Christopher G , Boone,Christopher G , Brazel,Anthony J , Childers,Daniel L , Childers,Daniel L , Deviche,Pierre , Earl,Stevan Ross , Earl,Stevan Ross , Elser,Monica Mueller , Elser,Monica Mueller , Fenichel,Eli Paul , Franklin,Janet , Fraser,Matthew P , Fraser,Matthew P , Gober,Patricia , Hall,Sharon , Harlan,Sharon , Hartnett,Hilairy , Johnson,James Chadwick , Lant,Timothy W , Lant,Timothy W , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Martin,Chris A , Myint,Soe W , Nation,Marcia L , Nation,Marcia L , Redman,Charles L , Redman,Charles L , Redman,Charles L , Ruddell,Benjamin Lyle , Sabo,John L , Shock,Everett , Smith,Vincent Kerry , Stutz,Jean C , Tarrant,Philip E , Turner II,Billie Lee , Turner II,Billie Lee , Vivoni,Enrique , Westerhoff,Paul , Wiek,Arnim , Wiek,Arnim , Wu,Jianguo , Wu,Jianguo , Wu,Jianguo , Wutich,Amber Yoder , York,Abigail , . CAP3: Urban Sustainability in the Dynamic Environment of Central Arizona USA. NSF-ENG-BCS (12/1/2010 - 11/30/2016).
  5. Anselin,Luc E * Rey,Sergio J . SI2-SSI: CyberGIS Software Integration for Sustained Geospatial Innovation. UNIV OF ILLINOIS - CHAMP/URBAN (10/1/2010 - 9/30/2015).
  6. White,Dave Douglas * , Anselin,Luc E , Balling,Robert C , Basile,George Matthew , Basile,George Matthew , Brazel,Anthony J , Eakin,Hallie C , Ellis,Andrew Walton , Elser,Monica Mueller , Elser,Monica Mueller , Gammage,Grady , Gober,Patricia , Gober,Patricia , Guhathakurta,Subhrajit , Guhathakurta,Subhrajit , Kenrick,Douglas T , Kirkwood,Craig William , Lant,Timothy W , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Larson,Kelli Leigh , Ledlow,Susan Elizabeth , Murray,Alan Todd , Nelson,Margaret C , Neuberg,Steven Laurence , Redman,Charles L , Redman,Charles L , Smith,Vincent Kerry , Turner II,Billie Lee , Wentz,Elizabeth Ann , Westerhoff,Paul , Wiek,Arnim , Wutich,Amber Yoder , York,Abigail , . Decision Center for a Desert City II - Urban Climate Adaptation. NSF-SES (9/15/2010 - 8/31/2016).
  7. Murray,Alan Todd * Anselin,Luc E Griffin,Marie Louise Rey,Sergio J . Collaborative Research: Spatial Analytical Framework for Examining Sex Offender Residency Issues Over Space and Time. NSF-SES (9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011).
  8. Anselin,Luc E * Rey,Sergio J . Flexible Geospatial Visual Analytics and Simulation Technologies to Enhance Criminal Justice Decision Support Systems. DOJ-NIJ (8/1/2009 - 12/31/2012).
  9. Lozano,Nancy * Anselin,Luc E . Improving Valuation for Property Tax Purposes Through New Spatial Econometric Methods: The Case of Bogota, Colombia. LINCOLN INST OF LAND POL (12/5/2008 - 5/1/2010).
  10. Rey,Sergio J * Anselin,Luc E . Spatial Linkages and Urban Economic Development. DOC (9/15/2008 - 6/30/2010).
  11. Anselin,Luc E * Lozano,Nancy . Support to the institutional strengthening of the Unidad Administrativa de Catastro Distrital, Bogota-Colobmia (UAECD). Catastro Distrital (9/12/2008 - 4/30/2009).
  12. Anselin,Luc E * . A Socio-Cultural Geospatial Analysis and Modeling Framework in Support of Stability Operations and Infrastructure Applications. DOD-ARMY-USACERL (2/1/2008 - 12/29/2009).
  13. Anselin,Luc E * . Geo-Spatial Factors and Impacts: Measurement and Use. RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST (8/2/2007 - 5/31/2011).
  14. Anselin,Luc E * . Geovisualization and Spatial Data of Cancer Data. PENN STATE UNIV (7/1/2007 - 3/31/2008).

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