Donald Lafreniere


Dr. Lafreniere is an assistant professor of Historical Geography in the Social Sciences Department and a GIS member of the Great Lakes Research Center. 

Research Interests

  • Applications of GIS for Historical Research
  • Environmental Change and Life Course Epidemiology
  • Qualitative GIS
  • Urban Environments and Population Health
  • Deindustrialization and Shrinking Cities
  • Time-Space Integration and Modeling in GIS
  • Demography and Historical Record Linkage
  • Sense of Place and Neighborhood Construction
  • Mobility

Staff Category

Faculty