Shaun Huston


Professor, Geography

503-838-8296 |
BELL 217

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Why I chose WOU

I chose WOU to be at an undergraduate, teaching-focused university.

At WOU since


Office Hours

 1:00-3:00 1:00-3:00 
You can also make an appointment.

Areas of responsibility

Geography, Film Studies, Sustainability. I am also on the advisory board for Interdisciplinary Studies and coordinator of the First Year Seminar in the General Education Program:


What you will do and learn in my courses

In most of my courses, you will learn about place, landscape and people, with a focus on popular cultiures and how geographies are produced through, and implicated in, the exercise of power.


BA in International Affairs and Political Economy from Lewis & Clark College (1991), MA in Geography from Syracuse University (1994), and PhD in Geography from Syracuse University (1996).

Teaching focus

 cultural and political geography, North America

Research areas

cultural geography, political geography, American West, place & landscape, popular cultures, visual methodologies

Graduate courses taught

Undergraduate courses taught

Publications and Presentations

Details about my scholarly and creative work are available here:

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