The John Odland Award SAM Student Paper Competition

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Spatial Analysis and Modeling Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 1:30 PM / 2:45 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 16
Organizers: Hyun Kim
Chairs: Hyun Kim


The Spatial Analysis and Modeling (SAM) Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers is sponsoring John Odland Award (SAM student paper competition) at the AAG 2021 Annual Meeting. The competition is open to active undergraduate and graduate students who have previously not won the award. Papers may be of a theoretical or applied nature. They will be judged on the following criteria: (1) Potential contribution to the use of mathematical models, statistical techniques and other technological and computational approaches for analyzing spatial phenomena in any subfield of geography; (2) Appropriate and sound use of methodology; (3) Originality; (4) Organization and written composition of the paper; (5) Quality of oral presentation.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Introduction Hyun Kim University of Tennessee 10 1:30 PM
Presenter Joseph Chestnut*, University of Denver, Exploring the Utility of Gini Coefficients as a Measure of Temporal Variation in Public Transit Travel Time 15 1:40 PM
Presenter Jessica Strzempko*, Clark University, Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr., Clark University, Flow matrix avoids problems of the popular Markov matrix 15 1:55 PM
Presenter Junghwan Kim*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mei-Po Kwan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Assessment of Sociodemographic Disparities in Environmental Exposure Might be Erroneous due to Neighborhood Effect Averaging: Implications for Environmental Inequality Research 15 2:10 PM
Presenter Ahmad Ilderim Tokey*, University of Toledo, The spatiotemporal dynamics of mobility pattern during COVID-19 in the USA and its associations with COVID cases. 15 2:25 PM
Discussant Hyun Kim University of Tennessee 5 2:40 PM

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