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Andrea Blanka Széll

Doctoral Student

Andrea is a third year doctoral student and she currently serves as instructor for the World Regional Geography course. During her previous two years in the doctoral program, she was a research assistant for the GIS | Health and Hazards Lab. Andrea holds a M.A. in Geography from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor’s degree in Geography Tourism from Babes-Bolyai University (Romania). Her research interests include: environmental attitudes, perceptions and behavior; green spaces and protected areas; urban resource accessibility; geospatial and remotely sensed technologies.

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Ph.D. Geography, Kent State University, 2012 - present 

M.A. Geography (Environmental/Resource Analysis and Geographic Techniques), Western Michigan University, 2012  

B.S. Geography (Geography Tourism), Babeş-Bolyai University, Romania, 2008


Research Areas
  • Environmental Attitudes, Perceptions and Behavior
  • Green Spaces, Protected Areas
  • Accessibility
  • Geospatial and Remotely Sensed Technologies

Association of American Geographers (2010-present)

Gamma Theta Upsilon – The International Geographic Honor Society (2011-present)

Andrea Blanka Széll
Department of Geography

Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. or by appointment

Fall 2014
  • GEOG 17063 - 001 World Geography