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Dr. Nicholas Nagle

Specialties: geographic information science, spatial statistics, demography
Joint Appointment: GIST group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
See Also: Curriculum Vitae, Personal Website


Nicholas Nagle is a GIScientist and population scientist whose research centers on spatial data science and on the design and analysis of population surveys.  Prof. Nagle holds a joint faculty appointment with the Geographic Information Science and Technology group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  He serves on a National Academy of Sciences Committee focused on the 2020 Decennial Census.  He is currently working on projects improving the availability and reliability of data from the US Census Bureau and the US Department of Agriculture and on projects related to population and health, both in Tennessee and in developing countries. He is particularly interested in the design of statistical methods that integrate information for multiple sources.

Contact Information

Dr. Nicholas Nagle
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Associate Professor
307 Burchfiel Geography Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-0925
Phone: (865) 974-6035

Prof. Nagle regularly teaches courses in quantitative methods and in population geography.

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