LaDona Knigge

Education:

State University of New York at Buffalo - Doctor of Philosophy, Geography, September 2006, IGERT Advanced Certificate in Geographic Information Science.  Dissertation:  Emerging Public Spaces in Marginalized Places: The Political Economy of Community Gardens in Buffalo, NY

University of Wyoming - Bachelor of Science with Honors, 1999 Geography & Sociology, Minors:  Women’s Studies and International Studies Registration name:  LaDona Burke    URL:  http://www.uwyo.edu 

Northern Wyoming Community College (Gillette campus) Associate of Arts 1992  URL:  http://www.sheridan.edu/about/gillette/ 

Courses Taught:

Goal 1 Goal 2 Goal 3 Goal 4 Goal 5
1.1 1.2 1.3 2.1 3.1 3.2 3.3 4.1 5.1 5.2
Human Geography 102       I I I I      
Mobile, Wired & Tracked 103           I     I I
California Cultural Landscapes 105       I I I I      
Foundations of Geographical Analysis & Writing 390 P/M     P/M         P, M P, M
Planning for Sustainable Communities & Regions 425   P   P   P   P P  
Urban Geography 438       P, M P P, M        

Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2014    (Accepted for publication) Knigge, LaDona. “Grounded theory” Wiley-AAG The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, and Technology. Publisher: Wiley.

2014    Metcalf, Sara and LaDona Knigge. “Sustainable Agriculture” Oxford Bibliographies http://tinyurl.com/orhkfap

2012    Knigge, L.  “Urban and Localized Food Systems: 21st Century Innovations” 21st Century Geography: A Reference Handbook. J. Stoltman, Editor. Los Angeles: Sage Publications: pg. 563-573.

2011    Knigge, L. and E. Goodsell “Plastic Bags” in Green Culture, an A-to-Z Guide, K. Wehr, General Editor. The Sage Reference Series on Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future, Paul Robbins, Series Editor. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, pg. 352-354. Co-author with Eli Goodsell, MS student in Dept of Geography & Planning.

2009    Knigge, L. “Intersections between public and private: community gardens, community service and geographies of care in the US City of Buffalo, NY.” Geographica Helvetica, Swiss Journal of Geography, 64, 45-52.

2009    Knigge, L. & M. Cope. “Grounded visualization and scale: a recursive analysis of community spaces.” In Qualitative GIS: a mixed methods approach, eds. M. Cope & S. Elwood, 182. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, pg. 92-114.

2006    Knigge, L. and M. Cope. “Grounded Visualization: Integrating the Analysis of Qualitative and Quantitative Data through Grounded Theory and Visualization” Special Issue on “Qualitative Research and GIS” Environment and Planning A. 38: 2021-2037.  NOTE: This paper awarded Environment and Planning A Ashby Prize for 2006. (2007) Publication of Winners of Ashby Prize Environment and Planning A Volume 39, pg 1531-1533.

2006    Kwan, M. and L. Knigge, guest editors “Doing Qualitative Research Using GIS: An Oxymoronic Endeavor?” Guest Editorial for the Special Issue of Environment and Planning A on “Qualitative Research and GIS” Environment and Planning A.  38: 2021-2037.

 

Technical Reports

2004    Badurek, C. A. and Knigge L. (August 2004) “A Collaborative Approach to Support Participatory GIS for Guatemalan Land Registration” Final Project Report for IGERT In Geographic Information Science NSF Grant #DGE-0870668.

2002    Flewelling, Douglas, LaDona Knigge, and Christopher Badurek “Needs Assessment for a Guatemalan Land Information System”  Comisión Institucional para el Desarrollo y Fortalecimiento de la Propiedad de Tierra (UTJ/PROTIERRA) & The United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  

 

Conference Proceedings

2004    Knigge, L. and M. Cope. “Grounded Visualization:  Integrating the Analysis of Qualitative Data through Grounded Theory and Visualization”  The Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science Extended Abstracts and Poster Summaries, Max J. Egenhofer, Christina Fresksa, Harvey J. Miller, Eds. October 20-23, 2004, GIScience 2004, Adelphi, MD, pp. 296-298.

2003    Badurek, C. A. and Knigge, L. “The Guatemala National Cadastral Project and Access to Land Tenancy” In Proceedings of the Second Annual URISA Public Participation GIS Conference, July 20-22, 2003, Portland, OR  URISA, pp. 458-464.

2003    Knigge, L. “Seneca Neighborhood of South Buffalo, NY: Constructing a Community Vision” In Proceedings of the Second Annual URISA Public Participation GIS Conference, July 20-22, 2003, Portland, OR URISA.

2000    Knigge, L. “Tuscarora Nation Tribal GIS Case Study:  Empowerment and Legitimization of Oral Histories and Traditional Knowledge” Abstract in Proceedings of the 1st Annual GIScience 2000 International Conference, October 28-31, 2000 Savannah, GA, pp. 349.

 

International conference presentations

June 1-3, 2007: “Survival Strategies and Community Service: Community gardens, after-school programs, and emergency closets” International Geography Union (IGU) Commission on Gender and Geography Symposium: Sustainable Public Places: Feminist Perspectives on Appropriation, Representations and Planning of Public Places, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. Thirty papers selected through peer review process to present at the conference.

Sept. 14-18, 2005: “Perceptions of the local: Neighborhood and community spaces of community gardeners in Buffalo, NY” (Poster) International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT ’05) Ellicottville, NY  http://www.geog.buffalo.edu/COSIT05/COSIT05cfp.html

Oct. 20-23, 2004:  “Grounded Visualization:  Integrating the Analysis of Qualitative Data through Grounded Theory and Visualization”  (Poster)  Co-authored with Dr. Meghan Cope.  Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science, University of Maryland Conference Center, Washington, D.C.  http://www.giscience.org/program.html

 May 31-June 3, 2002:  “Military expenditures and human development:  Geography Visualization of a gendered perspective” International Geography Union (IGU) Gender and Geography Commission Workshop:  Placing Gender/Making Policy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Oct. 28-31, 2000: “Tuscarora Nation Tribal GIS Case Study:  Empowerment and Legitimization of Oral Histories and Traditional Knowledge” (Poster) GIScience 2000 International Conference, Savannah, GA

 

National Conference Presentations

April 8-12, 2014: Association of American Geographers 109th Annual Conference, Tampa, FL*

  • “Social networks and farm and household strategies of small farmers in Northern California”
  • Chair of paper session:  “Economic and social benefits of farmers markets, CSAs, and food hubs”

April 8-12, 2013: Association of American Geographers 108th Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA*

  • “IGERT Students Honoring David Mark” Panel member and session chair
  • “Reflection and Celebration of Professor David Mark’s Contributions to Geography & GIScience”

February 24-28, 2012: Association of American Geographers 107th Annual Conference, New York, NY*

  • “Google Maps© Favorite Place Map Annotation Exercise”
  • “Beyond Grounded Visualization” Qualitative GIS Symposium VII Panel

April 12-16, 2011:  “Civic spaces, civic learning and the Chico Farmers Market: The benefits and challenges of collaborative, community-based research across disciplines and communities” Association of American Geographers 106th Annual Conference, Seattle, WA*

May 12-15, 2010: “Questioning multiple interpretations and meanings of vacancy” Representing reality: Imagery in the Cognitive, Social and Natural Sciences. A conference presented by the University at Buffalo IGERT in GIScience. Buffalo, NY. Invited presentation and panel.

April 14-18, 2010: “Civic Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems: Chico Farmers’ Market Study – Collaboration across disciplines and communities” Association of American Geographers 105th Annual Conference, Washington, DC*

Mar 22-27, 2009: “Constructing a Grounded Visualization: Recursive analysis of Community Spaces using Ethnography & GIS” Association of American Geographers 104th Annual Conference.  Las Vegas, NV*

April 15-29, 2008:“Urban environmental justice, uneven development and community empowerment: Emerging green spaces in marginalized urban neighborhoods” Association of American Geographers 104th Annual Conference, Boston, MA*

April 17-21, 2007: “Cultivating Community: The Political Economy of Community Gardens in Buffalo, NY” Association of American Geographers 103rd Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA*

  • Discussant for paper session: Critical Quantitative Geographies: Beyond the Critical/Analytical Binarism III
  • Panel Member for panel session: Research design and methodologies for critical GIS research

March 7–11, 2006:  “Borders, boundaries and scale: Approaching food security through qualitative research methods, ethnography and GIS” Association of American Geographers 102nd Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

  • Chair and Co-organizer with Mei-Po Kwan of Session:  Qualitative Research and GIS  
  • Panelist in session: IGERTS in Geography: Lessons Learned in Interdisciplinary Research and Training

April 5–9, 2005:  “Food Security, Community Empowerment and Community Gardens in Buffalo, NY” Association of American Geographers 101st Annual Conference, Denver, CO 

  • Chair and presenter in Bon Apetit’ Geography of Food Session
  • Chair and Co-organizer with Mei-Po Kwan of Session: Qualitative Research and GIS Sessions I and II
  • Panel Discussant for Multidisciplinarity in Geography: What Does the Future Hold? 

March 14-19, 2004:  “Emerging Public Space in Marginalized Places” Association of American Geographers 100th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA 

  • Co-Chair and Organizer with Dr. Mei-Po Kwan of Qualitative Research and GIS Paper Session I and II

July 20–22, 2003:  PPGIS Second Annual Public Participation GIS Conference, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon http://www.directionsmag.com/pressreleases/urisa-ppgis-conference-program-online/102628 

  • Presenter in Linking the Relationship Between PPGIS Theory and Tools Session:  “Seneca Neighborhood of South Buffalo, NY: Constructing a Community Vision”
  • Presenter & Co-author in Power, Expert Knowledge and Everyday Life Session: “The Guatemala National Cadastral Project and Access to Land Tenancy”  with Chris Badurek
  • Steering Committee Member and Theory and GIScience Track Leader
  • Moderator of Visualization, Multimedia and Web-based PPGIS Applications in Participatory Planning Processes session

Mar 5–8, 2002:  “Qualitative Research and GIS:  Reconciling Rigor, Reliability, & Validity”   Association of American Geographers 99th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

  • Chair of Organized Paper Session: Qualitative Research and GIS Session I & II 

March 19–24, 2002:  “The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally:  Public Space, Identity, and Gender” Association of American Geographers 98th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California

  • Chair of Organized Paper Session, Co-organized with Dr. Meghan Cope:  “Emerging Themes in GIS II: Qualitative Research and GIS” 

Feb 27-March 3, 2001: “Incorporating Oral Histories of the Tuscarora Nation in Tribal GIS” Association of American Geographers 97th Annual Meeting, New York City, NY

  • Panel member for Session 5.03.05 Information Technologies and Society Part II:  Feminist Perspectives on IT and Society
  • Co-organizer and co-chair of paper session 5.1.06:   Qualitative Methods and Geographic Information Science

Oct. 29, 2005:  “At the intersection of public and private: Community gardens in Buffalo, NY” New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA)  Public and Private in Urban Space, Hunter College, CUNY, New York City, NY http://www.law.buffalo.edu/baldycenter/events.htm#conferences

 

Regional, State, Local Conference Presentations

Sept 29-Oct 1, 2011:  “Undergraduate Majors in Geography: Where are the Women Students? Panel Organized by Janice Monk and Anne Ranek, University of Arizona. Panelists:  Gina Bloodworth,LaDona Knigge, Elizabeth Larson, Donna Senese, and Deborah Thien.  Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 74th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

April 29-May 1, 2011 “Geospatial Collaboration: Bridging Community College and CSU with Geospatial General Education” Co-presented with Dan Scollon, Shasta College.  California Geographical Society Annual Meeting, Bishop, CA.

March 5, 2010: “Chico Farmers Market Study: Collaboration across disciplines and communities” CSU Community-Based Research Conference: Transforming Scholarship: Transforming All Our Lives.  Panel presentation with Dr. Richard Gitelson, Dept of Recreation and Park Management, Assistant City Manager John Rucker, Chico City Councilman Andy Holcombe, Amy Lukens, MS student and Caleb Weeks, undergraduate student.  Berkeley, CA. Presentations subject to review and acceptance.

Nov 5-8, 2009: “Food Community and Democracy in Chico, the North State, and Beyond” Panel with Dr. Lori Weber, Slow Food Shasta Cascade, John Luvaas, Chico Grange, Liza Tedesco, Chico Natural Foods, Noelle Ferdon, Food and Water Watch, Francis Stuelpnagel, GRUB, LaDona Knigge, CSU, Chico, and Jeremy Miller, Chico Food Network. This Way to Sustainability V Conference. CSU, Chico.

Dec 8, 2008:  “Grounded Visualization: Integrating the Analysis of Qualitative and Quantitative Data through Grounded Theory and Visualization” The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Faculty Colloquium Series Poster Presentation.

Nov 6-8, 2008: “Sustainable Planning Theory, Policy & Practice” Panel organizer and presenter.  This Way to Sustainability IV, CSU, Chico.

Nov 1-4, 2007:  “What constitutes a community garden?  Community gardens in the U.S.”

            This Way to Sustainability III, CSU, Chico.

Oct. 14-15, 2005:  “Exchange Value versus Use Value: Establishing the Value of Community Gardens in Buffalo, NY”  Association of American Geographers Middle States Division Annual Conference, Chautauqua, NY  http://department.bloomu.edu/geo/msd/

Oct. 29-30, 2004:  “Evaluating the State of GIS Education in Guatemala”  Co-Authored with C. A. Badurek, W. Miller, and L.J. Morgan.  Presented by Chris Badurek.  American Association of Geographers Middle States Meeting, Villanova University, PA.

Undergraduate Conferences:

Feb. 1999:  “Women and the Built Environment:  Mental Mapping Exercise” Mapping the Millennium Graduate Student Conference, University of Washington.

 

Invited presentations

Oct 21, 2009:   “Questioning Vacancy: A Grounded Visualization Case Study” Invited presentation for University of California, Davis Geography Graduate Group Speaker in Action Seminar.

Oct. 25, 2009: “Gardens for the Community: Community Gardens, College Gardens and Emerging Public Spaces” CSU, Chico University Housing and Food Service The Last Lecture Series.

Nov 19, 2008: GIS & Community Mapping: Constructing a Community Vision, Geography Awareness Week Presentation in support of CELT Community GIS Center Proposal

Oct 20, 2008:  GEOG 600 Graduate Seminar, guest lecturer.

March 16, 2008: Soroptimist International of Chico’s 22nd Annual Home, Garden & Antique Show Green Lecture “Urban Farming”

March 10, 2008:  GEOG 601 Graduate Research Methods Seminar, guest lecturer:  “Emerging Public Spaces in Marginalized Urban Spaces: The Political Economy of Community Gardens in Buffalo, NY”

February 29, 2008:  Greendance Film Festival, Hosted by California State University, Chico and the Chico Sustainability Group Speaker and discussant for “Chickens in the City” film

February 28, 2008:  Invited presentation to Butte County Citizens Advisory Committee Monthly Public Meeting at Butte College “Balanced Planning for Sustainable Communities”

April 19, 2007: Farm 2 Campus: Organic Vegetable Crops Program.  Invited to speak on Community Supported Agriculture.  Declined as date conflicts with AAG conference.

April 18, 2005:  “Community-based Survival Strategies in Marginalized Neighborhoods: Enacting Citizenship through Community Gardening in Buffalo, NY” Speaker for University of Wyoming Geography Spring Speaker Series

Presentations made as PhD student at the University @ Buffalo (IGERT Institution):

Sept. 23, 2005:  Participatory Research and Urban Racial Justice Workshop http://www.law.buffalo.edu/baldycenter/racialjustice05.htm  The Baldy Law Center for Law & Social Policy, University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

  • Knigge, L and Cope, M. “Grounded Visualization: Integrating Ethnography and GIS Through a Case Study of Community Gardens in Buffalo”
  • Cope, M, J. Jung, L. Knigge, and F. Latcham “Redundant Spaces of Lots of Opportunity? Children’s Perspectives on Neighborhood Spaces on the West Side of Buffalo”

Sept. 24, 2004:  “The Guatemala National Cadastral Project and Access to Land Tenancy: Project Background and Overview” LaDona Knigge and “Constraints to the Guatemalan National Land Information System” Christopher Badurek. IGERT Colloquium

April 26, 2002:  “Supporting a National Cadastre for Guatemala:  Peace through Land Distribution” Poster with Chris Badurek, Jack Dangermond, ESRI visit with IGERT Students at University @ Buffalo

Mar. 7-8, 2002 “Supporting a National Cadastre for Guatemala:  Peace through Land Distribution” Poster with Chris Badurek.  National Science Foundation IGERT in GI Science Site Visit

Nov. 30. 2001: “Supporting a National Cadastre for Guatemala” Co-presentation with Chris Badurek.   IGERT Board Meeting

Sept. 7, 2001:  “Developing a Land Data System in Guatemala”  Co-presenter with Chris Badurek and Dr. Douglas Flewelling.  IGERT Colloquium

April 20, 2001:  Co-presentation “Geography & Gender”  Highlighting IREWG curriculum development grant w/Dr. Meghan Cope.  UB’s Fourth Annual Celebration of Scholarship on Women and Gender. IREWG (Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender), Center for the Arts; North Campus, SUNY @ Buffalo

Oct 21, 2000:  “Tribal GIS & Tuscarora Nation”  Invited lecture for Maps & Mapping Undergraduate class

Oct. 20, 2000: “Tribal GIS & Tuscarora Nation” IGERT Colloquium