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Emily Blackard Frazier

Specialties:

Migration Studies, Qualitative Methods, Refugee Studies, Refugee Resettlement, Home, Belonging, and Migrant Integration

Courses Taught:

  • Graduate Teaching Associate: Department of Geography, UTK (May 2018 – present)
    • World Regional Geography (Fall 2018)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Department of Geography, UTK (Aug 2016 – May 2018)
    • World Regional Geography (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, 2018)
    • Geography of Human Rights (Spring 2017)
    • Weather, Climate and Climate Change Lab Instructor (Fall 2017)
    • People and Environment (Spring 2018)

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Educational Background:

  • B.A. International Studies and Cultural Affairs, Arkansas Tech
    University; minors in Geography, Spanish, History and Political Science, Religious Studies

Publications:

  • Frazier, E. (2018). Review of Navigating Ethnicity: Segregation, Placemaking and Difference by David H. Kaplan. Journal of Cultural Geography, ahead-of-print, pp. 1-2. Online.
  • Frazier, E. (2017). Review of Immigration and the City by Eric Fong and Brent Berry. Growth and Change 48(3): 439 – 495.
  • Frazier, E. (2017). Review of Making Refuge: Somali Bantu Refugees and Lewiston, Maine by Catherine Besteman. African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review 7(2): 122 – 126.
  • Chen, X., Zhao, B., & Blackard, E. (2015). Unveiling perceptions of food safety scandals in China: An exploratory study with search engine. Global Media Journal, Fall Special Issue.

Awards:

The University of Tennessee

  • 2018 – 19. Chancellor’s Fellowship.
  • 2018. Stewart K. McCroskey Memorial Fund Research Grant.
  • 2017-18. Graduate School Fellowship, Mary Phipps Shepherd Fund.
  • 2017-18. Chancellor’s Fellowship.
  • 2017. Center for Forced Migration Studies at Northwestern University, Summer Institute Scholarship (declined).
  • 2017. Stewart K. McCroskey Memorial Fund Research Grant.
  • 2017. Best Student Paper Award Competition, Population Specialty Group, AAG.
  • 2016-7. Graduate School Fellowship, Shipley-Swann Fund.
  • 2016-17. Chancellor’s Fellowship.

Arkansas Tech University

  • 2015. Margaret Young Outstanding Senior Female Award (one out of 1,243 graduates).
  • 2015. Student Development Fund Grant (funded research and travel to AAG 2015).
  • 2012 – 2015. Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship, Arkansas Department of Higher Education .
  • 2012 – 2015. Arkansas Tech Distinguished Scholar.
  • 2012. National Merit Commended Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Contact Information

Email: eblackar@vols.utk.edu; eblackard@gmail.com