Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1985
Office: Howard Hall 336
Web Site: bluehawk.monmouth.edu/~kschmelz
Professor Schmelzkopf teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Human Geography, Tourism, Urbanization, and Maps and Mapping. Her most recent project is "Scale and Narrative in the Struggle for Vieques, Puerto Rico," in Environmental Contentions, ed. M. Goodman, Oxford University Press.
Expatriates, power, and tourism; sustainable development and tourism in Vieques, Puerto Rico; theoretical critiques vs. tourist experiences in Disney World; gentrification and the death of creative space.