John W. Frazier
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor
Education: PhD, Kent State University, 1976
- Ethnic and Racial Geography
- Applied Urban Geography
AAG Ronald Abler Distinguished Service Award, highest honors for career
service granted by the Association of American Geographers, presented April 2015 at
AAG national meetings, Chicago, Illinois.
Outstanding Faculty Recognition Award, Binghamton University Educational
Opportunity Program, for outstanding and consistent of the EOP Mission and Students.
Nominated and finalist for the AAG (Association of American Geographers)
President's Career Achievement Award.
Promoted to SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, a SUNY-wide rank and
highest level of promotion in the State.
AAG Ethnic Geography Specialty Award for Career Distinguished Service.
New York State Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Service provided
For persistent contributions to NY State, Binghamton Campus and Geography
Department, and the discipline of Geography.
AAG National Diversity Award from the Association of American Geographers,
AAG Enhancing Diversity Award for "longstanding efforts" in teaching, research
and service that has contributed to the racial/ethnic diversification of Geography and beyond.
EOP of Binghamton University, Outstanding Faculty Service Award for work with
disadvantaged minority students.
James Anderson Medal for Applied Geography, Association of American
Geographers, highest award for applied geography in North America.
- Race, Ethnicity, and Place. Second Edition. Revised and updated. Co-edited with Norah
and E. L. Tettey-Fio. SUNY Press, 2011 (author/co-author of 5 chapters).
Refereed Articles/Book Chapters:
- "Indian-American Landscapes in Queens, N. Y.: Ethnic Tensions in Place Making." Chapter
In Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration. M. Lozanovska (ed.). Oxford:
Routledge Press (Accepted for publication, forthcoming).
"Applied Geography. Then and Now." Papers in Applied Geography, Volume 1, No. 1.
pp. 7-17, 2015.
"Asian Indian Settlement Patterns in Select American Gateways," with Milton Harvey, et al.
(forthcoming, 2015). Springer Press.
"Evolving Ethnic Settlements in Queens: Historical and Current Forces Reshaping Human
Geography," with Brendan McGovern. Focus on Geography. Journal of the American
Geographical Society. Vol. 58, No. 1, 2015, pp. 11-26.
"Immigrant Experiences and Integration Trajectories in North American Cities: An
Overview and Commentary on Themes and Concepts." Housing and Economic
Experiences of Immigrants in North American Cities. C. Teixeira and W. Li (eds).
Toronto: University of Toronto Press), 2015, pp. 355-375.
"Applied Geography," Elsevier International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.
Susan Hanson and others, editors. (6,500 words), 2014.
"Visualization of Racial-Ethnic Geography in the Classroom." Teaching Ethnic
Geography in the 21st Century. Lawrence Estaville. Edris Montalvo, and Fenda
Akiwumi, editors, National Council of Geographic education, December 2014, pp. 17-29.
"Foreword," The Immigration and Settlement of Asian Indians in Phoenix, Arizona
1965-2011, E. Skop (editors: J. W. Frazier and N. F. Henry). 2012. E. Mellen Press.
"Asian 'Indian-ness' and Place Visibility: Landscapes in Queens, N. Y." in REP in a
Changing America, 2011, Second Edition, SUNY Press, pp. 339-359.
- "Major Racial/Ethnic Groups" (Chapter 6) with M. E. Reisinger in S. D. Brunn, et.
Atlas of the 2008 Elections, 2011, pp. 213-224, Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Founder and Director of International Race, Ethnicity and Place Conferences, 2000 to Present.