Edward Kinman

Professor of Geography and Assistant Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Kinman is a highly respected geographer who specializes in geo-literacy, geographic education, Virginia geography and environmental science. He also serves as the coordinator of the Virginia Geographic Alliance, which coordinates professional development for educators and pre-service teachers. Kinman has published more than 20 scholarly articles.

Kinman has recently researched integrating geo-literacy components in school curriculums, focusing on the Chesapeake Bay watershed. He has also done international work in Bolivia assessing needs of community health.

He is a graduate of Furman University and Wheaton College and holds a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Minnesota.

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Kinman’s research has been published in numerous scholarly journals, including Cultural Geographies, Family Medicine Journal, Archives of Family Medicine, Social Science and Medicine, Journal of Rural Health and Journal of Biomedical Informatics.

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