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Dr. Matthew Anderson (PhD, 2012)

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Dr. Matthew Anderson (PhD, 2012) has received the Geography & GIS Early Career Distinguished Alumni Award. Anderson is a professor in the Department of Geography, Anthropology, and Planning at Eastern Washington University. He was recently awarded EWU's Jeffers W. Chertok Endowed Professorship in recognition of his strong commitment to social and environmental justice research. 

Anderson's dissertation advisor Dr. David Wilson notes that "Matt was a dynamic and innovative graduate student in our department and is now a leading scholar and analyst of urban land and housing markets, city governance dynamics, and urban sustainability issues." The department looks forward to welcoming Matt back to campus on Thursday, May 4th to accept this award, present his research, and gather with our faculty and students.