Dr. David Kaplan
Kent State University

Dr. Kaplan is a Professor of Geography at Kent State University where he has taught since 1995. He has written some 50 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and has also published Segregation in Cities, Nested Identities, Boundaries and Place, Human Geography, Urban Geography, Landscapes of the Ethnic Economy, Perthes World Atlas, and the four volume Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview. Dr. Kaplan’s research interests include nationalism, borderlands, ethnic and racial segregation, urban and regional development, housing finance, and sustainable transportation. Dr. Kaplan has directly supervised about 40 graduate students and teaches courses on many different aspects of human geography.