AREAS OF INTEREST
• Cultural Geography
• Historical Geography
• Public Space
• 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.
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.
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