Mark M. Miller

I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
- Daniel Boone

Professor of Geography
Dept. of Geography & Geology: follow us on Twitter @geousm and Facebook
University of Southern Miss

Home page

Curriculum vitae
Video: how I became a geographer

Interested in the Peace Corps?
(Peace Corps Volunteer, Belize 1979-1981)

Geography Lounge
Geography should be fascinating & fun

Gratuitous advice for students

What can you do with a Southern Miss Geography degree?

USM Classes, Spring 2014:

Community Asset Mapping with the Miss. Development Authority:

AAG Healthy Departments:
International Education & Geography

"Economic Development for Everyone" project

Economic development video project



Slide 1

Geography: it's a wonderful world

Slide 2

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona

Slide 3

Colorado River, bottom of the Grand Canyon, June 2013

Slide 4

From: Paul Nicklen, 2009, Polar Obsession

Slide 5

Ocho Rios, Jamaica: alas, from a friend, May 2012

Slide 6

Rocky Mountain National Park, June 2007

Slide 7

Yellowstone National Park, 2007


What I'm reading lately:

Bill Finch, et al. 2012. Longleaf, Far as the Eye Can See: A New Vision of North America's Richest Forest. University of North Carolina Press.Longleaf
USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station. Longleaf Pine Silviculture. Retrieved May 28, 2014:
sea monstersChet Van Duzer. 2013. Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. British Library. Charlie LeDuff. 2013. Detroit: An American AutopsyPenguin.
Penguin Press:
Caso Neruda
Roberto Ampuero. El Caso Neruda. Debolsillo.
(en EspaƱol)
Adam Johnson. 2012. The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel. Random House. (Novel set in North Korea)North Korea
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Katherine Boo. 2012. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. Random House Shunryu Suzuki and David Chadwick. 2011. Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. Shambhala.

More books

Research Journals -- not quite as much fun :-)

What I'm listening to lately:

WWOZ (New Orleans)

KOQX (Blues)

WUSM (American roots music)

WRAS (Atlanta - progressive, alternative music)

VP Records radio stream (Reggae)

Naxos Web Radio (classical)

Library of Congress National Jukebox (odd old stuff)

Where I'm going lately:

The Silver Comet Trail (July 2014)

The Benton MacKaye Trail (June 2014)

Grand Canyon (June 2013)

Great Smoky Mountain National Park (2012)

Magnolia Grove Village & Monastery (2011)

Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia (2011)

Cuba (2010)

Nunavut, Canada (2010)

New Orleans

The rest of the world