Emeriti Faculty

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Wolf Roder

Emeritus Faculty , A&S Geog Emeriti


Socio-economic aspects of water and agricultural resource development

Ph.D., University of Chicago 1965

Preferred Information

Emeritus Faculty, http://www.geography.uc.edu/roder.html

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Kenneth B Ryan

Emeritus Faculty , A&S Geog Emeriti


Australia, urban-historical, recreation
Preferred Information

Emeritus Faculty,

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Roger M Selya

Professor Emeritus , A&S Judaic

401 Braunstein Hall


Economic development of East Asia, population, medical geography

PhD, University of Minnesota 1971

A.B., Boston University 1964

A.M., Harvard University 1966

Abbreviated Publications
Book Chapter

______ and Alysha Beyer, “Where Do We Go Now? Issues in Establishing a New Jewish ‘Center’ in Cincinnati, Ohio,” in Land and Community: Geography in Jewish Studies, Harold Brodsky, ed. (College Park: University of Maryland Press), 1997, pp.223-41.


Roger Mark Selya & Jack Williams (2006). Introductory Essay: A Perspective on Taiwan's Human Geography [Editorial ]. Human Geography Perspectives on Taiwan pp. 1, -8. Geography Research Forum: Department of Geography, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Roger Mark Selya (2007). Editorial Essay: Marking 100 Years of Geography at the University of Cincinnati [Editorial ]. Essays Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati pp. 1, -9. Geography Research Forum: Department of Geography, Ben Gurion University of the NEgev.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Roger Mark Selya (2007). The De-industrialization of Taiwan: Spatial Perspectives. Geography Research Forum, 27, 70, -96.

Roger Mark Selya (2001). Taiwan as an Incubaor. Asian Profile, 29(3), 209, -31.

Roger Mark Selya (2004). George B. Barbour. Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, 23, 14, -34.

______ and Robert Rockaway, Where is the Center of Judaism? titled communication, Professional Geographer 25:3 (August 1973): 284

Air and Water Pollution in Taiwan, Journal of Developing Areas 9:2 (January 1975): 177-202.

Taiwan’s New International Port: The Conflict Between Planning, Politics, and
 Physical Reality, Asian Profile 2:1 (February 1974): 15-30.

Trading Under Duress: The Case of Taiwan, Asian Profile 3:5 (October 1975):

______ and L.R. Goodman, The Effects of an Interstate Highway on Retail
 Activity: The Case of Eastern Iowa, Geographical Perspectives 39 (Spring
 1977): 35-42.

Urban Agriculture in Taiwan: Anachronism or Ecological and Nutritional Safety Valve? ChinaGeographer 8 (Fall, 1977): 15-28

Economic Development and the Environment in Taiwan: The Continuing Conflict, Transition 8:4 (Winter 1978): 1-7.

Seasonal Variations in Birth Rates in Israel, Geographical Research Forum 2 (May 1980): 17-25.

Deaths Due to Accidents in Taiwan: A Possible Indicator of Development, Social Science and Medicine 14D (1980): 361-67.

Food for the Cities of Taiwan, ChinaGeographer 11 (1980): 72-88.

Contrasting Measures of Changing Industrial Distribution in Taiwan, Asian Geographer 1:2 (1982): 35-50.

Locational Principles Governing Guild Industries: The Case of Violin Making, Geographical Research Forum 5 (1982): 29-41

Locational Orientation of Foreign Owned Industry in Taiwan, Asian Profile 11:6 (1983): 535-52.

Abandonment of Fish Ponds in Israel, Asian Geographer 4:2 (1985): 147-61.

Suicide in Taiwan, American Asian Review III:3 (Fall 1985): 62-84.

Pharmacies as Alternative Sources of Medical Care: The Case of Cincinnati, Social Science and Medicine 26:4 (1988): 409-16.

______ and Yaser Najjar, Arab-Americans of Cincinnati: Origins and Distribution” OhioGeographers 16 (1988): 68-80.

Direct U.S. Investment in Israeli Manufacturing, Geography Research Forum 9 (1989): 145-66.

Order and Reinforcement in Human Geography: Do They Matter? Geography Research Forum 11 (1991): 84-92.

Illegal Migration in Taiwan: A Preliminary Overview, International Migration Review 26:3 (1992): 787-805.

TaiwanTurns ‘East’: Trade Between the Republic of China, the USSR, Eastern Europe, and Vietnam, Asian Profile 20:4 (1992): 281-95

Economic Restructuring and Spatial Changes in Manufacturing in Taiwan, 1971-1986, Geoforum 24:2 (1993): 115-26.

Abnormally Elevated Sex Ratios in Taiwan: An Exploratory Review, American Asian Review 12:3 (1994): 201-22.

Taiwan as a Service Economy, Geoforum 25:3 (1994): 305-22. 
Reprinted in J.R. Bryson and P.W. Daniels, eds. Service Industries in the Global Economy (Glos, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd.), 1998 .
Reprinted in J.R. Bryson, N. Henry, D. Keeble, and R. Martin, eds. The Economic Geography Reader: Producing and Consuming Global Capitalism (Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.), 1999

Taiwan, December 1994: An Electoral Geography, Asian Profile 23:6 (1995): 445-64.

Taiwan  as an Incubator, Asian Profile 29:3(2001), 209-31.

George B. Barbour, Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies 23, 2004, 14-34.

______and Jack Williams, Introductory Essay: A Perspective on Taiwan’s Human Geography, Geography Research Forum 26, Dec. 2006, 1-8.

Editorial Essay: Marking 100 Years of Geography at  the University of Cincinnati,  Geography Research Forum 27, 2007, 1-9.

The De-industrialization of Taiwan:  Spatial Perspectives,  Geography Research Forum 27, 2007, 70-96.

_______and Jack Williams,  A Perspective on Taiwan’s Human Geography,. Geography Research Forum 26, Dec. 2006.

A Geography of Human Rights Abuses, Human RIghst Quarterly  344, 2012,  1045-83.

Technical Report

The 2005 Survey of Members. Analysis, Findings, and Policy Implications. Report submitted to the Board of Golf Manor Synagogue,  July 7, 2005. 41 pp.


Vaclav Smil (2005). China's Future, Energy, Food, Environment. 492, 493.

Chen Aimin, Gordin G. Liu, & Kevin H. Zhang (2005). Urban Transformation in China. 151, 152-154.

Liu, Yue, ed. (2001). ATlas of Population, Environment, and Sustainable Development of China. 1001, -2.

Alon Tal (2003). Pollution in a Promised Land: An Environmental History of Israel. 172, -4.

Nai-Ruenn Chen and Walter Galenson, The Chinese Economy Under Communism.           Journal of Developing Areas 4:3 (1970): 400-401.

John K. Chang, Industrial Development in Pre-Communist China: A quantitative Analysis. Journal of Developing Areas 4:3 (1970): 402-403.

Kang Chao, Agricultural Production in Communist China, 1949-1965.
Journal of Developing Areas 5:4 (1971): 619-20.

Gilbert Rozman, Urban Networks in Ch’ing China and Tokugawa Japan.
Professional Geographer 27:2 (1975): 258-59.

Christopher Board et al.,Progress in Geography, vol. 6.AAAS Science Books and Films 11:3 (1976): 150.

J.R.V. Prescott, Political Geography.AAAS Science Books and Films 11:3 (1976): 150

Lawrence R. Brandt,  Relevant Geography.   Geographical Perspectives 36 (Fall 1976): 46-47.

Michael Chisholm, Human Geography: Evolution or Revolution?    AAAS Science Books and Films 12:2 (1976): 97.

Ken Darrow and Rick Pam, Appropriate Technology Source Book.  Transition 7:3 (1977): 8.

Ervin Laszlo et al.,  Goals for Mankind AAAS Science Books and Films 14:1(1978): 8.

David Dickson, The Politics of Alternative Technology. Transition 8: 2 (1978): 15-17.

J.E. Spencer and W.L. Thomas, Introducing Cultural Geography, 2nd Edition. AAAS Science Books and Films 15: 2 (1979): 6-7.

Glenn T. Trewartha, The More Developed Realm: A Geography of Its Population.
AAAS Science Books and Films 15: 2 (1979): 71.

Joseph H. Butler, Economic Geography. AAAS Science Books and Films 17: 2 (1981): 66.

Ching-ming Hou and Tzong-shian Yu, eds., Agricultural Development in China, Japan, and Korea. Studies in Comparative International Development 19: 1 (1984): 98-99.

Clifton W. Pannell and L. J. C. Ma, China: The Geography of Development and Modernization. Geographical Review 74: 2 (1984): 222-23.

Vaclac Smil, The Bad Earth: Environmental Degradation in China. The Professional Geographer 37: 2 (1985): 250.

Gwyn Rowley, Israelinto Palestine. Geographical Research Forum 8 (1985): 133-35.

Charles E. Ziegler, Environmental Policy in the USSR AAAS Science Books and Films 22: 3 (1987): 153.

Alan P.L. Liu, Phoenixand the Lame Lion: Modernization in Taiwan and Mainland China, 1950-1980. Journal of Developing Areas 21: 1 ( 1987): 154-57.

Jeffrey A.