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Melvin Johnson, Ph.D.

Melvin Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Geography
HH 204
Fields of Interest
Africa and North America, economic and environmental impacts of mega-water resource development projects, declining male enrollments in US colleges and universities, remote sensing, spatial aspects of Multiple Sclerosis
Current Research Pursuits
Dr. Johnson’s research has focused on examining the economic, political, and environmental impacts of large scale federally funded water resources development projects in the central Great Plains.  In addition, Dr. Johnson has initiated a geographical analysis of declining male enrollments in U.S. public colleges and universities and how this declining enrollment will effect changes in marriage patterns, population dynamics, political involvement, economic repercussions, and educational effects upon future generations.