Lisa Benton-Short

Lisa Benton-Short

Title:
Department Chair
Faculty: Associate
Office:
Room 212
Address: Old Main
1922 F Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20052
Email:
lbenton@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Monuments, Memorials and Public Space 
National Parks in Cities
Environmental Issues in cities
Urban Sustainability 
Cities and Immigration

Background

Associate Professor of Geography

Education

Ph.D. (Syracuse)

Publications

Benton-Short, L.M. National Identity and the National Mall. (in progress)

Benton-Short, L (editor).  2013. Cities of North America: Contemporary challenges in US and Canadian Cities.  Rowman and Littlefield: New York.



Benton-Short, L.M. and J.R. Short. 2013. Cities & Nature, Second Edition. New York: Routledge and London

M. Price and Benton-Short, L.M. (editors) 2008. Migrants to the Metropolis: the Rise of Immigrant Gateway Cities. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

Benton, L.M. and J.R. Short (editors). 2001. Environmental Discourses: a Reader. Oxford: Blackwell.

Benton, L.M. and J.R. Short. 1999. Environmental Discourses and Practice. Oxford: Blackwell.

Classes Taught

GEOG 1001 - Human Geography
GEOG 2140 - Cities & Society 
GEOG 3143 - Urban Sustainability
GEOG 3810 - Building Cities
GEOG 6243 - Seminar on US Cities 
GEOG 6244 - Seminar on Urban Sustainability