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Jan Smith

Jan Smith






Office: 103 Shearer Hall
Phone: 717-477-1757
Curriculum Vita: PDF


Ph.D. (1999) Geography, University of Georgia
M.A. (1994) Geography, University of Georgia
B.S. (1984) Education, Secondary Social Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University
B.A. (1983) Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia

Teaching & Research Interests

  • GIS
  • Cartography
  • Spatial Cognition of Children
  • Geography Education
  • Spatial Inequality in allocation of public school resources
  • Geographic implications of No Child Left Behind (NCLB )


GEO 101 World Geography
GEO 202 GIS I: Introduction to GIS

GEO 391 Geography Senior Seminar
GEO 363 Cartography
GEO 420 GIS III: Advanced GIS
GEO 517 Applied GIS

Contact the Geography & Earth Science Department 104 Shearer Hall, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1685 Fax: (717) 477-4029