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Donghee Koh


Urban/Social Geography, GIS, Statistics, Health Geography

Courses Taught:

  • (Teaching Assistant) Geography 411: Intermediate Geographic Information Science (Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)  
  • (Teaching Assistant) Geography 415: Quantitative Methods in Geography (Spring 2018)
  • (Teaching Assistant) Geography 111: Our Digital Earth (Spring 2017, Fall 2018)
  • (Teaching Associate) Geography 111: Our Digital Earth (Spring 2019)

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Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 2019 (anticipated graduation date)
  • M.A., Geography, 2014, Western Illinois University, 2014
  • B.A., Geography, 2011, Jeju National University, 2011


  • Koh, Donghee, and G. Sunita. 2016, “Residential Patterns of Korean Americans in the Chicago Metropolitan Area: A Longitudinal Study of Spatial Assimilation in a Multi-ethnic Context”, International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, Special Issue
  • Koh, Donghee, and Sharma, Madhuri. 2017 “Korean Americans in Los Angeles MSA; Decentralized Concentration and Socio-spatial Disparity” Geographical Review (Date submitted: lst Dec, 2017; under review)
  • Koh, Donghee, and Sharma, Madhuri. 2018 “Measuring Neighborhood Quality Pertaining to Various Health Outcomes”, Health & Place (In progress)
  • Koh, Donghee, and Sharma, Madhuri. 2018 “Neighborhood Perceptions, Racial Segregation, and their relations to Mental Health Outcomes “, Applied Geography (In progress)


  • Thomas Dissertation Fellowship Award, University of Tennessee, 2018 Fall ~ 2019 Spring
  • Outstanding Academic Performance and Community Service, KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association), 2018 Summer
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Tennessee, department of geography, 2018 Spring
  • Graduate Student Senate Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Tennessee 2018 Spring
  • Student Informal Certificate of Appreciation in Teaching for GEOG340, University of Tennessee 2017 Fall
  • Robert K. Fryzek Outstanding Graduate Students Award, Western Illinois University 2014 Spring

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