Ph.D. Geography; University of South Carolina, 1997
Master of Strategic Studies; United States Army War College, 2007
M.A. Geography; University of South Carolina, 1992
B.A. Government; University of San Francisco, 1983
Introduction to Geography
Geographic Foundations of Geospatial Intelligence
Principles of Humanitarian Relief
Homeland Security and Defense
Political and Military Geography
Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Area Specialties: Western Europe (especially Germany) and Southwest Asia
Haberyan, April and Mark Corson (2014) „Developing Resilence Skill Dets in EM Students“, International Association of Emergency Managers Bulletin, Volume 31, No 6, June 2014.
Corson, Mark W. (2011) "Salvaging Value from War and Disaster", Material Handling and Logistics, April 2011, pp. 36-40.
Palka, Eugene, Francis Galgano Jr., and Mark Corson. (2010) „Iraq and Operation Iraq Freedom: A Military Geography" in Modern Military Geography edited by Francis Galgano Jr. and Eugene Palka. New York: Routledge.
Corson, Mark. (2009) „Wither the Map in Political and Military Geography?," in"Intervention: Mapping is Critical!" edited by Guntram Herb. Political Geography Volume 28, No 6 pp. 336-337.
Corson, Mark and Christopher Japspero. (2008), An All-Hazards Approach to US Military Base Camp Site Selection," The Geographical Bulletin Volume 48, No 2 pp. 75-84.
Glaser, Ruediger, Klaus Sachs, Mark Corson, Ulrich Ante, and Olaf Hartman. (2007) „Umwelaspekte auf dem militärischen Erporbungs-und Übungs gelände Almark (Colbitz-Letzlinger Heide) unter dem Einfluss des Systemwandels" in Ökologische Problemräume Deutschlands edited by Harald Zepp. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
Palka, Eugene J., Francis A. Galgano, and Mark W. Corson (2006) "Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Military Geographical Perspective," The Geographical Review Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 373-399.
Corson, Mark W. (2006) "Geography at Work: Operation Iraqi Freedom" in Contemporary World Regional Geography 2nd Edition by Michael Bradshaw, George White, Joseph Dymond, and Eliabeth Chacko. Dubuque: McGraw-Hill.
Corson, Mark W. (2005) Book review of Military Geographies by Rachel Woodward The Professional Geographer, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 475-477.
Corson, Mark W. (2005) "Operation Iraqi Freedom" in Military Geography from Peace to War edited by Eugene J. Palka and Francis J. Galgano Jr. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Corson, Mark W. and Julian V. Minghi (2005) "The Case of Bosnia: Military and Political Geography in SASO" in Military Geography from Peace to War edited by Eugene J. Palka and Francis J. Galgano Jr. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Student Group Advisement
Emergency and Disaster Management Club
Northwest Student Veterans Association
Other Professional Experiences
Chairman of the Department of Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Nanoscale Science, Nursing)
Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Program in Emergency and Disaster Management
Coordinator of the NWMSU Community Emergency Response Team
Faculty Liaison to Military Science Program (Army ROTC), 2002-2015