Faculty Profile for Dr. Alberto Giordano

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Dr. Alberto Giordano
Professor — Department of Geography
phone: (512) 245-6581

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Giordano, A., & Cole, T. (2018). The Limits of GIS: Towards a GIS of Place. Transactions in GIS, 22(3), 664–676.
  • Knowles, A., Jaskot, P., Cole, T., & Giordano, A. (n.d.). Mind the Gap: Reading Across the Holocaust Testimonial Archive. In Lessons and Legacies XIV: The Holocaust, Digital Humanities and Cultural History. Chicago, IL, USA: Northwestern University Press.
  • Giordano, A. (2017). Spatiality of the Stages of Genocide: The Armenian Case. Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal.
  • Giordano, A. (2017). Migrant Deaths at the Arizona-Mexico Border: Spatial Trends of a Mass Disaster. Forensic Science International, (280).
  • Giordano, A., & Spradley, M. K. (2017). Migrant deaths at the Arizona-Mexico border: Spatial trends of a mass disaster, 13–21.

Selected Grants

  • Giordano, Alberto (Supporting), Knowles, Anne (Principal). The Holocaust Ghettos Project: Reintegrating Victims and Perpetrators through Places and Events, National Endowment for the Humanities, Federal, $400000. (Funded: 2018 - 2021). Grant.
  • Giordano, Alberto (Principal), Cole, Tim (Principal). The Experience of Hungarian Jews in Budapest during and immediately after the Holocaust, Toni Schiff Memorial Fund, London, UK, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $70000. (Funded: 2017 - 2019). Grant.
  • Giordano, Alberto (Co-Principal), Knowles, Anne (Principal). Visualizing Spatial Experience in Holocaust Testimony, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Federal, $296455. (Funded: 2016 - 2018). Grant.
  • Giordano, Alberto (Principal), Knowles, Anne (Principal). Collaborative Research: Holocaust Historical GIS, National Science Foundation, Federal, $453066. (Funded: 2008 - 2012). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

President
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)
June 2018-Present
Research Affilate
Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Shoah Foundation, University of Southern California
2016-Present
Chair
Department of Geography
September 1, 2013-August 31, 2018
Board Member of Conference Series
Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference Series
2016-Present
Member
Forensic Border Coalition
2016-Present