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Peer-Reviewed Articles

Google Scholar All Citations: 405; h-index: 10 as of January 10, 2020

*Graduate student co-author              **Undergraduate student co-author

***For all papers listed, first author indicates greatest importance of contribution. Subsequent authors are based on level of contribution with second author providing a higher level of contribution than the third author.

2019     Brandt, K.**, Graham, L.*, Hawthorne, T.L., Jeanty, J.**, Burkholder, B.,**, Munisteri, C., Visaggi, C.C. “Integrating sketch mapping and hot spot analysis to enhance capacity for community-level flood and disaster risk management” in The Geographical Journal. Online first at (2.357 impact factor from journal site).

2019     Yang, B., Hawthorne, T.L., Torres, H., Feinman, M.** (2019). “Using object-oriented classification on multi-spectral UAV mapping for coastal management in the East Central Coast of Florida: a quantitative comparison between UAV, satellite, and aerial products” Drones 3(3),60. Online at (2.69 impact factor from journal website)

2018     Kibler, K., Cook, G., Chambers, L., Donnelly, M., Hawthorne, T.L., Rivera, F., Walters, L. (2018). “Integrating sense of place into ecosystem restoration: a novel approach to achieve synergistic social-ecological impact” Ecology and Society 23(4): 25. Online at (4.55 impact factor from ResearchGate)

2018     Osborne Jelks, N., Hawthorne, T.L., Dai, D., Fuller, C.H., Stauber, C. (2018). “Mapping the Hidden Hazards: Spatial Data Collection of Street-Level Environmental Stressors in a Degraded, Urban Watershed.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15 (825): 1-15. Online at (2.145 impact factor from journal website)

2017     Hawthorne, T. L. & Jarrett, O. S. (2018). Developing the Next Generation of Community-Based Scholars. The Professional Geographer70(2), 291-297.Online at (1.407 impact factor from journal website)

2017     Robinson, J. A., & Hawthorne, T. L. (2018). Making space for community-engaged scholarship in geography. The Professional Geographer70(2), 277-283. Online at (1.407 impact factor from journal website)

2016     Roberts-Gregory, F*. and Hawthorne, T.L. (2016). “Transforming green walls into green places: Black middle class boundary work, multidirectional miscommunication and greenspace accessibility in southwest Atlanta.” Geoforum 77: 17-27. Online at (2.067 impact factor from journal website)

2016     Bennett-Martin, P.*, Visaggi, C.C., and Hawthorne, T.L. (2016). “Mapping marine debris across coastal communities in Belize: developing a baseline for understanding the distribution of litter on beaches using geographic information systems.” Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 188, 557. Online at  (1.687 impact factor from journal website)

2015    Oyana, T. J., Garcia, S. J., Haegele, J. A.*, Hawthorne, T. L., Morgan, J., & Young, N. J. (2015). “Nurturing diversity in STEM fields through geography: the past, the present, and the future.” Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research16(2), 20-29.

2015     Pearsall, H., Hawthorne, T., Block, D., Walker, B. L. E., & Masucci, M. (2015). “Exploring youth socio-spatial perceptions of higher education landscapes through sketch maps.” Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 39(1), 111-130. (1.50 impact factor from ResearchGate)

2015     Hawthorne, T. L., Solís, P., Terry, B.*, Price, M., & Atchison, C. L. (2015). “Critical Reflection mapping as a hybrid methodology for examining sociospatial perceptions of new research sites.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers105(1), 22-47. (2.756 impact factor from journal website)

2015     Hawthorne, T. L., Elmore, V.**, Strong, A.**, Bennett-Martin, P.**, Finnie, J.**, Parkman, J.**, & Reed, J. (2015). “Mapping non-native invasive species and accessibility in an urban forest: A case study of participatory mapping and citizen science in Atlanta, Georgia.” Applied Geography56, 187-198. (2.687 impact factor from journal website)

2015     Hawthorne, T. L. & Fyfe, D. (2015). “The importance of student-led initiatives in rethinking the Ph.D.” GeoJournal80(2), 175-179. (1.30 impact factor from SNIP) 

2014     Hawthorne, T. L., Atchison, C., & LangBruttig, A*. (2014). “Community geography as a model for international research experiences in study abroad programs.” Journal of Geography in Higher Education38(2), 219-237. (1.50 impact factor from ResearchGate)

2013     Hawthorne, T. L., & Kwan, M. P. (2013). “Exploring the unequal landscapes of healthcare accessibility in lower-income urban neighborhoods through qualitative inquiry.” Geoforum (50), 97-106. (2.067 impact factor from journal website)

2013     Hawthorne, T. “Community Geography and Participatory GIS in Transitioning Neighborhoods” in Allahwala, A., Bunce, S., Beagrie, L., Brail, S., Hawthorne, T., Levesque, S., & Visano, B. S. (2013). Symposium: Building and sustaining community-university partnerships in marginalized urban areas. Journal of Geography112(2), 43-57. (1.54 impact factor from ResearchGate)

2013     Case, C.* & Hawthorne, T. L. (2013). “Served or unserved? A site suitability analysis of social services in Atlanta, Georgia using Geographic Information Systems.” Applied Geography38, 96-106. (2.687 impact factor from journal website)

2012     Hawthorne, T. L. & Kwan, M. P. (2012). “Using GIS and perceived distance to understand the unequal geographies of healthcare in lower‐income urban neighbourhoods.” The Geographical Journal178(1), 18-30. *One of the top ten most downloaded articles in the journal in 2012. (2.357 impact factor from journal website)

2011     Hawthorne, T. L. (2011). “Communities, cartography and GIS: Enhancing undergraduate geographic education with service learning.” International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research 2(2), 1-16. (0.43 impact factor from ResearchGate)

2008     Hawthorne, T., Krygier, J., & Kwan, M. P. (2008). “Mapping ambivalence: Exploring the geographies of community change and rails-to-trails development using photo-based Q method and PPGIS.” Geoforum39(2), 1058-1078. (2.067 impact factor from journal website)

Peer-Reviewed Encyclopedia Entry

2017     Hawthorne, T.L. (2017). Mixed-Method Approaches. The International Encyclopedia of Geography. 1–4. Available online at

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapter

2006     Hawthorne, T. L., Dougherty, M., Elmes, G., Fletcher, C., McCusker, B., Pinto, M., and Weiner, D. (2006). “Beyond the public meeting: Building a field-based participatory geographic information system for land use planning in Monongalia County, West Virginia.  In S. Balram & S. Dragicevic (Eds.), Collaborative Geographic Information Systems. USA: Idea Group Inc.