Rina GhoseRina Ghose

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Chair

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 450
Phone: 414-229-4797
Fax: 414-229-3981
e-mail: rghose@uwm.edu
Web Site: www.uwm.edu/~rghose
Curriculum Vitae: pdf (337kb)

Mailing Address:

Professor Rina Ghose
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201


Ph.D., Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1998
M.A., Geography, University of Montana, 1993
B.A., Geography Honors, University of Calcutta, India, 1988

Courses Taught:

Geog 110: The World - Peoples and Regions
Geog 215: Introduction to Geographic Information Science
Geog 470: Geography of South Asia
Geog 525: Geographic Information Science
Geog 734: GIS and Society
Geog 934: Seminar in Urban Geography

Office Hours:

Thursday 1pm to 1:50pm or by appointment

Research Interests:

Urban Governance in the Neoliberal State, Community Gardening and Urban Agricultural Practices, GIS in public participation and urban governance, Citizen Science and Geospatial Technology

Teaching Interests:

GIS, South Asia, Urban Geography, World Regional Geography

Representative Publications:

Ghose, Rina, and Pettygrove, M.“Urban Community Gardens as Spaces of Citizenship.” Antipode .
Roy, P., and Ghose, Rina. “Negotiated Spaces: Community Organizing and Activism through Urban Community Gardens.” ACME-journal .
Ghose, Rina, and Pettygrove, M.“Actors and Networks in Urban Community Gardens.” Geoforum .
Mukherjee, F., and Ghose, Rina. “E-Planning through Municipal GIS in India.” International Journal of E-Planning and Research 2.2 (2013): 24-39.
Ghose, Rina. “Qualitative GIS in Urban Justice Research.” International GIScience Conference Proceedings (2012) .
Mukherjee, F., and Ghose, Rina. “Exploring the Complexities of Community Engaged GIS.” International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research (IJAGR) 3.4 (2012): 87-102.
Day, P., and Ghose, Rina. “E-planning through the Wisconsin Land Information Program: The contexts of power, politics and scale.” International Journal of E-Planning Research {(IJEPR)} 1.1 (2012): 75-89.
Mukherjee, F., and Ghose, Rina. “Tracing the Historic Trajectory of GIS Development and Its Effects on Contemporary Practices.” Journal of Urban Technology 18.3 (2011): 141-158.
Elwood, Sarah, and Ghose, Rina. “Reflection Essay: PPGIS in Community Development Planning.” Classics in Cartography First. John Wiley and Sons. (2011): 107-118.
Ghose, Rina. “Investigating Middle Class Migration and Rural Gentrification in Western Montana.” Country Dreams and City Schemes: Utopian Visions of the Twentieth Century American West University of Nevada Press. (2011): 109-130.
Ghose, Rina. “Politics and power in the use of GIS for community decision making.” Handbook of GIS and Society Research Sage. (2011) .
Lin, Wen, and Ghose, Rina. “Social Construction of GIS in China’s Changing Urban Governance: The Case of Shenzhen.” Cartographica 45.2 University of Toronto Press. (2010): 89-102.
Mukherjee, Falguni, and Ghose, Rina. “Complexities in GIS Spatial Knowledge Production in Dane County, Wisconsin.” Cartography and Geographic Information Science 36.4 Cartography and Geographic Information Science. (2009): 299-314.
Ghose, Rina. “GIS and Citizen Participation: Urban Revitalization Projects in the U.S.” Organizational Facets of GIS John Wiley & Sons. (2009): 269-280.
Lin, W., and Ghose, Rina. “Complexities in sustainable provision of GIS for urban grassroots organizations.” Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization 43.1 (2008): 31-44.
Brunn, S. D., Ghose, Rina, and Graham, M.“Cities of the Future.” Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development 4. Rowman and Littlefield. (2008) .
Ghose, Rina. “Politics of scale and networks of association in public participation GIS.” Environment and Planning A 39.8 (2007): 1961.
Ghose, Rina, and Huxhold, W.“Role of multi-scalar GIS-based indicators studies in formulating neighbourhood planning policy.” Community Indicators Measuring Systems Ashgate. (2005): 5-17.
Ghose, Rina. “SIG et participation citoyenne: des projets de revitalisation urbaine aux États-Unis.” Aspects organisationnels des SIG, Paris, Hermès Lavoisier Hermès Sciences. (2004): 255-266.
Ghose, Rina. “Big sky or big sprawl? Rural gentrification and the changing cultural landscape of Missoula, Montana.” Urban Geography 25.6 (2004): 528-549.
Ghose, Rina. “Complexities in Spatial Knowledge Production in Public Participation GIS.” International GIScience Conference Proceedings (2004): 96-98.
Ghose, Rina, and Elwood, S.“Public participation GIS and local political context: propositions and research directions.” URISA Journal 15.2 (2003): 17-22.
Adams, P. C., and Ghose, Rina. “India. com: the construction of a space between.” Progress in Human Geography 27.4 (2003): 414-437.
Ghose, Rina. “Investigating Community Participation, Spatial Knowledge Production and GIS Use in Inner City Revitalization.” Journal of Urban Technology 10.1 (2003): 39-60.
Brunn, S. D., and Ghose, Rina. “Cities of the Future.” Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development Rowman and Littlefield. (2003): 489-519.
Ghose, Rina, and Huxhold, W. E.“Role of Multi-Scalar GIS-based Indicators Studies in Formulating Neighborhood Planning Politices.” URISA Journal 14.2 (2002): 5-17.
Ghose, Rina. “Use of information technology for community empowerment: Transforming geographic information systems into community information systems.” Transactions in GIS 5.2 (2001): 141-163.
Ghose, Rina, and Huxhold, W. E.“Role of local contextual factors in building public participation GIS: The Milwaukee experience.” Cartography and Geographic Information Science 28.3 (2001): 195-208.