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Northwest Missouri State University


Brett Chloupek

Brett Chloupek

Email

Office

1345 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1385
660.562.1055 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2013

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Geography; University of Kansas
  • M.S. Geography, Certificate in GIS; Oklahoma State University
  • B.S. Geography, Computer Information Systems; University of Nebraska-Kearney

Courses Taught

  • Peoples and Cultures of the World
  • Maps and Map Investigation
  • Geography of Europe
  • Geography of Asia
  • Geography of Latin America
  • Political Geography

Academic Interests

  • Cultural, Political, Historical Geography
  • The Geography of Religion
  • The Visegrád Four (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary)

Scholarly Activity

Selected Publications

  • Burger, P.R., Brett R. Chloupek, and H.J. Combs, 2013. A GIScience Approach to Urgent Care Facility Site Selection in Nebraska.  Papers in Applied Geography, Volume 36: 495-504.
  • Chloupek, Brett R.  2010.  Religious Differentiation between Germans and Czechs in Bohemia, 1880-1931, The Visegrad Review, ISSN 1920-8782.
  • Burger, Paul R., and Brett R. Chloupek. 2010. A GIS Spatial Analysis of University of Nebraska at Kearney Alumni Cohorts 1930 – 2004.  Great Plains Research, Vol. 20, No. 2.   

Conference Papers

  • Chloupek, Brett R. 2013. A GIScience Approach to Urgent Care Facility Site Selection in Nebraska.  Applied Geography Conference, Annapolis, MA.
  • Chloupek, Brett R. 2011.  Geography, Catholicism, and Communism in Slovakia, 1948-1989:  The struggle for space, place, and identity.  Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  • Chloupek, Brett R.  2009.  Religious Differentiation between Germans and Czechs in Bohemia, 1880-1931.  Challenges for the Geography of Religion in the 21st Century Symposium, Prešov, Slovakia. Aug. 17-19.
  • Chloupek, Brett R.  2008.  Slovakia’s Gypsies: Centuries of Problems, Few New Solutions.  Center for Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies Brownbag Series, May 6th, Laird Essay Winner.
  • Chloupek, Brett R.  2007.  Young Czechs’ Perceptions of the Velvet Divorce and the Modern Czech Identity. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Associate Fellow- Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Boren Fellowship - Dissertation Research Abroad in Slovakia, 2009-2010
  • Foreign Language/Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship - Polish Language, University of Kansas
  • National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship - The Rural Alliance for Improving Science Education (RAISE)
  • Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award, 2005
  • University of Nebraska Student Regent, 2004-2004