Faculty Profile for Dr. Alberto Giordano

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Dr. Alberto Giordano
Professor — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
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. (2020). 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.
  • Cole, T., & Giordano, A. (n.d.). Digital Mapping. In Doing Spatial History.
  • Cole, T., & Giordano, A. (n.d.). Geographies of Rescue: Spatial Patterns and Social Geographies of Jewish Rescue in Budapest, 1944. Journal of Historical Geography.
  • Miranker, M., & Giordano, A. (2020). Text Mining and Semantic Triples: Spatial Analyses of Text in Applied Humanitarian Forensic Research. Digital Geography and Society.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2020 Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State University Alumni Association. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2020 Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. November 18, 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Fulbright Specialist Program, Lithuania, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. April 27, 2019 - May 11, 2019

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 - 2020). 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.
  • Giordano, Alberto. Travel grant to attend the ICC Conference in Tokyo, Japan, US National Committee for the International Cartographic Association, Federal, $1200. (Funded: March 15, 2019 - July 2019). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Research Affilate
Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Shoah Foundation, University of Southern California
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)
June 2018-June 2019
Department of Geography
September 1, 2013-August 31, 2018
Member of the Scientific Committee
Italian Conference on Geomatics and Geospatial Technologies - ASITA2021
December 13, 2020-Present
Forensic Border Coalition