Rebecca Sheehan


 Rebecca Sheehan

REBECCA A. SHEEHAN
Associate Professor
Associate Graduate Advisor


Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma  74078-4073

Office:  364 Murray Hall
Phone:  (405) 744-9178  or  (405) 744-6250
Fax:  (405) 744-5620
e-mail:  rebecca.sheehan@okstate.edu

Full CV (PDF)

 


   EDUCATION

 Ph.D.

Geography Louisiana State University

2006

 M.A.G. Geography Texas State University

2000

 B.S.

Landscape Architecture Purdue University

1994


  AREAS OF INTEREST

• Cultural Geography
• Historical Geography
• Tourism
• Public Space
• Identity
• Geographies of Marginalized and Nonmainstream Groups


  PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 2012 - Present.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, 2006 - 2012.


   SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Sheehan, Rebecca. Accepted. “Tourism and Occultism in New Orleans: Contentious and Cooperative Publics.” Tourism Geographies 14(1): 73-97. PR

Sheehan, Rebecca. 2011. “Negotiated Geographies of New Orleans’s Place d’Armes, 1789-1852.” Historical Geography 39: 223-247. PR

Sheehan, Rebecca. 2011. “Actor-Network Theory as a Reflexive Tool: (Inter)Personal Relations and Relationships in the Research Process.” Area 43(3): 336-342 . PR

Vadjunec, Jacqueline and Rebecca Sheehan. 2010. “Ranching and State School Lands in Cimarron County, Oklahoma.” Great Plains Research 20(2): 163-177. PR

Sheehan, Rebecca. 2010. “‘I’m protective of this yard’: Long-term Homeless Persons’ Construction of Home Place and Workplace in a Historical Public Space.” Social and Cultural Geography 11(6): 539-558. PR

Harris, Ed L., Rebecca Sheehan, William Flynn. 2008. “Integrating Google Earth in a Qualitative Study: A Bird’s Eye View of Context.” Journal of Information Systems Technology & Planning 1(1): 8-23. PR

Sheehan, Rebecca. 2006. “Running in Place.” Tourist Studies 6(3): 245-265. PR

DeLyser, Dydia, Rebecca Sheehan, and Andrew Curtis. 2004. “eBay and Research in Historical Geography: Some Thoughts and Experiences.” Journal of Historical Geography 30: 764-782. PR

PR - Peer Reviewed


  GRANTS & CONTRACTS RECEIVED

Grants-in-Aid Research Grant, Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (FSSS), with Jacqueline Vadjunec (Co-PI), $1000.

Scholar Research Grant, Oklahoma Humanities Council, $500.

Dean’s Incentive Grant, College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University, 2008, $3000.

Diversity Course Development Stipend, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Academic Affairs, Oklahoma State University, 2007, $2000.

Dean’s Incentive Grant, College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University, 2007, $3000.


  PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association of American Geographers, 1998-present
        Qualitative Research Specialty Group, Secretary, 2006-2008

Southwestern Division Association of American Geographers, 1999-present

Southeastern Division Association of American Geographers, 2001-present

The National Council for Geographic Education, 2007-present