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Northwest Missouri State University

Kevin Romig

Kevin Romig



1323 Garrett-Strong


660.562.1055 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2013

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. Geography; Arizona State University
  • M.A. Geography; University of Southern California
  • B.A. Geography; University of Maryland Baltimore County

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Geography
  • People and Cultures of the World
  • Economic Globalization
  • Geography of North America
  • Geography of the Middle East
  • Cities and Urban Design
  • Geographic Thought and Research Methods

Academic Interests

  • Community and Citizenship Issues
  • Therapeutic Landscapes
  • Sense of Place

Scholarly Activity

  • Romig, Kevin. 2017. Should Geography Educators Adopt Electronic Textbooks? Journal of Geography, 116(4): 180-184.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2017. The Iowa Caucuses: A Poor Geographic Survey. Papers in Applied Geography. Vol. 3(1): 110-117.
  • Romig, Kevin  and Kathleen Spears. 2015. Scale and Public Health: Missouri’s Cigarette Tax Rate. Papers in Applied Geography. Vol. 1(1): 96-102.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2013. Impetus for Grass-fed Beef Production in the Beef Belt. Geographical Review. Vol. 103(1): 112-120.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2012. Creating Video Vignettes to Enhance Urban Design Learning.  International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. Vol. 3(4): 123-134.
  • Romig, Kevin and Julie Romig. 2012. The Distance between the Minors and Majors is closer than you think. Papers of the Applied Geography Conference. Vol. 35: 38-43.
  • Romig, Kevin and Julie Romig. 2012. Golan Heights: A Case Study in Contemporary Political Geography. The Social Studies Texan. Vol. 28(2): 61-62.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2011. “Not Fade Away: Geographic Dimensions of Buddy Holly’s Meteoric Career” Journal of Texas Music History. Vol. 11: 3-15.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2010. “Community and Social Capital in Upper Income Neighborhoods” Urban Geography. Vol. 31:1065-1079.
  • Feidler, A, Mayzer, R. Romig, K., and D. Munski. 2008. “Geography of Methamphetamines in North Dakota” Geographical Bulletin. Vol. 49: 33-46.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2005. “The Upper Sonoran Lifestyle: Gated Communities in Scottsdale, Arizona” City and Community. Vol. 4: 67-86.
  • Romig, Kevin. 2004. “The New Urban Anthem: Neoliberal Design and Political Fragmentation” Critical Planning. Vol. 11: 5-17.

Student Group Advisement

  • Gamma Theta Upsilon, Zeta Theta Chapter
  • Alpha Chi, Missouri Mu Chapter

Other Professional Experience

  • Design Committee Chair, Maryville Main Street Program