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Anthony J. Brazel Research Award

The Anthony J. Brazel Research Award is a student paper competition for Geography PhD students in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP). The award, established in 2007, recognizes outstanding work on graduate research and honors Professor Brazel's career and leadership of ASU's Department of Geography and School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. The award will be presented at the school's annual awards event.

Eligibility requirements:

  • All Geography PhD students in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning who have not yet advanced to candidacy. Prior recipients of the Brazel Research Award are not eligible.
  • Co-authored papers are acceptable providing the student is the lead author.
  • The paper does not need to be published or under review to be considered for the award.
  • Published papers must have appeared no earlier than the year previous to the award consideration (e.g., 2017 award and 2016 publication date).
  • Papers must be in a journal style and 5000 words or less.
  • Papers are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 4, 2018.

 

2018 application instructions:

Submit paper and unofficial ASU transcript as a single PDF file to nick.ray@asu.edu no later than 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Please use the following naming convention for your application file: Award - last name, first name (ex. Brazel - Ray, Nick). Please copy the file name into your email subject line.

Deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on February 4, 2018.

2018 award amount:

In 2018, two awards will be given in the amount of $1,000 each.

 

Award Recipients:

 

2016-2017

Riley Andrade, "Seasonality and land cover characteristics drive phid dynamics in an arid city" (co-authors Heather L. Bateman and Yun Kang)

Yujia Zhang, "Optimizing green space locations to reduce daytime and nighttime urban heat island effects in Phoenix, Arizona" (co-authors Alan T. Murray and B.L. Turner II)

20152016

Taylor Oshan, “T. M Oshan and A. S. Fotheringham. Geographically Weighted Regression and Multicollinearity: Dispelling the Myth”

Melissa Wagner,
“M. Wagner, E. A. Wentz, and J. Merson. Revisiting McHarg’s Land Use Suitability in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy: The Need for Urban Sustainability”

20142015

Chelsea Patchen, “Urban nature as spectacle in a desert city” (co-author Kevin McHugh)

Chuyuan (Carter) Wang, “Spatio-temporal Modeling of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area: Land Use Change Perspective” (co-author Soe Myint)

2013–2014

Kevin Kane, "A spatio-temporal view of historical growth in Phoenix, Arizona, USA"

Chao Fan, "A comparison of spatial autocorrelation indices and landscape metrics in measuring urban landscape fragmentation"

2012–2013

Laura Alvarez, "Erosion of sandbars by diurnal stage fluctuations in the Colorado River in Marble and Grand Canyons: Full-scale laboratory experiments"

Karina Benessaiah, "Carbon and livelihoods in post-Kyoto: Rationale for focusing on voluntary carbon markets"

2011–2012

Phillip Larson
Scott Warren

2010–2011

Matthew Pace

2009–2010

Der-Shiuan Lee

2007–2008

Ann Fletchall